Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Feel Better Soon BandAid Card

I struggled with this the entire way. The rubber stamp was dry rotting (lack of use?  defective batch?). It was a Sale-a-Bration set from 2013, and I never got any of the images to stamp very well. When I finished this card, the set went into the trash can.

Supplies:  Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Real Red, inks – Stampin’ Up! Brilliant Blue (retired), Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, Tempting Turquoise (retired), VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Simon Says Stamp, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


Collage Feel Better Soon Note Card

I have needed more than a normal amount of get well cards in the past few weeks. OOF.

Easy Peasy.

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Oxide Inks Peacock Feather, Salty Ocean, VersaFine Clair Twilight, die – Simon Says Stamp, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Citron and Purple Get Well Wishes Card

Another get well option.

Most of my tulips have bloomed!

Supplies:  Stamp – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Strathmore Bristol, Taylored Expressions Jelly Donut, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Twisted Citron, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Spellbinders (circles), stencil – Heidi Swapp, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Feel Better Soon (Injury/Surgery) Card

This is an old The Cat’s Pajamas stamp (Poochie the dog).

I needed a card for someone who recently broke a hip & had surgery. Poochie’s injured paw actually fits the occasion pretty well!

Supplies:  Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, The Cat’s Pajamas, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pacific Point, Real Red, inks – Copic B06, C3, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Simon Says Stamp (banner), Spellbinders (circles), embossing folder – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Blue Laughter is the Best Medicine Card

Sparkle Kitty is under the weather, and she needs some giggles to help make things right.

Supplies:  Stamps – Paper Smooches, The Cat’s Pajamas, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bashful Blue (retired), Basic Black, inks – Copic B21, E15, E51, R81, YG25, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing folder – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, twine – Stampin’ Up!.


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Tulip Feel Better Card

This Spring Garden stamp set goes WAY back, almost to my stamping beginning (fall of 2002). The copyright date on the set is 2003, so it might be from the first or second stamp camp I attended. I will not get rid of it until I wear it out!

Today, it turned into a feel better soon card, which I find a little more versatile than the traditional get well soon.

Do you send get well cards?

Supplies: Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pear Pizzazz, Real Red, inks – Stampin’ Up! Pear Pizzazz, Real Red, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Simon Says Stamp (banner), Spellbinders (rectangles), embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Chicken Soup Under the Weather Card

The chicken in the bowl (NOT The Muppets Swedish Chef and Chicken in the Basket!) and the sentiment were in my scrap folder.

Supplies: Stamps – The Cat’s Pajamas, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bashful Blue (retired), Basic Gray, inks – Copic B21, C3, E51, Y17, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Spellbinders (tag rectangle), embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.