December 4, 2014

Sending an Instant Hug

Hello hello everyone - Jennifer from Caffeinated Papercuts here with my first official design team post! Yay!!!

(yes, I'm the crazy caffeinated one...hehehe...)

Seeing as it's been snowing here in the great Northeast, I of course wanted to play with flowers. Come on, it makes total sense! So I grabbed the Peony, Herb 1, and Sending you an Instant Hug stamps and went to town.

I bet you feel happier already, don't you?

I created a stamp mask from a post-it note and stamped the peonies all around the border of the card, leaving room for the sentiment in the middle. Then I went back and added in the Herb 1 for some greenery wherever it felt like I had too much white space. Much as I love a good one-layer card, this one needed some pizzazz so I fussy cut two extra peonies and popped them on with some foam tape.

Tip - this is also a great way to hide accidents if you happen to have some ink bleed through your post-it mask...or so I hear...

For some extra sparkle and shine, I covered the two popped peonies (try saying that 3 times fast) with some clear Wink of Stella and added on a few Pretty Pink Posh clear sequins. I finished off the card by heat embossing the sentiment with some lovely Zing Pewter embossing powder. Now who wouldn't want to get this cheerful card in the mail??

Be sure to join us for our December Challenge - Anything Goes! Please note; you MUST use at least one So Suzy Stamp to qualify for the amazing prize of a $15 gift certificate to the store. Yes, I DO wish I could enter! LOL

Before I go,  did you know that So Suzy Stamps can be found on InstagramFacebookPinterest and Twitter.  Yes, you should join us there and find even more inspiration and fun!

Thanks for stopping by, and Happy Crafting!

Psssttt...still here? Want to see how I used the amazingly beautiful reindeer stamp on a holiday card? Ok, come over here...there's even a video!

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  1. Beautiful Card Jen! Loved the "Popped Peonies" I ordered this stamp for my personal stash and can't wait to play with it!

  2. This sentiment has a special little place in my heart and I am so thrilled with how the card turned out!!!!!! Looks great, Jennifer!!!


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