Paper and Ink Imaginings

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Thinking of You Floral Scallops Note Card

For this card, I embossed a scallops die (Essentials by Ellen) instead of die cutting with it. I like the background texture it created.

Supplies:  Stamp – Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, PopTone Sour Apple, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, Orchid Opulence (retired), Tempting Turquoise (retired), YoYo Yellow (retired), ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Essentials by Ellen (scallops), Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Paper Smooches (flowers), sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, twine – Stampin’ Up!.


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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!.


Awesome Labrador Card

I was working on a batch of cards to send to the gallery, and the “animal” category was on the list. Looking at this, it really would make a great holiday card with a different sentiment! #maybenextyear

Supplies: Stamps – Paper Smooches, Taylored Expressions, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bliss Blue (retired), Real Red, inks – Copics B21, E53, R29, Hero Arts Unicorn, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), My Favorite Things (pierced rectangle), Taylored Expressions (dog), embossing folder – Darice, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, white.


Pink and Green Encouragement Card

My friend is almost done her chemotherapy – another PINK encouragement card.

Supplies: Stamp – Paper Smooches, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Poptone Razzle Berry, Sour Apple, Recollections Chevron, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Paper Smooches (flowers, leaves, pocket), embossing powder – Ranger clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Pink Mustache Encouragement Card

Another encouragement card for the friend going through breast cancer chemo. She has posted photos of herself in various masks with fake mustaches. I went with the theme!

Supplies: Stamps – Lawn Fawn, Paper Smooches, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, Melon Mambo, inks – Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Ranger clear.


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Flamingo Laughter is the Best Medicine Card

A quick, bright card for my friend in the middle of chemotherapy.

Supplies: Stamp – Paper Smooches, paper – American Craft Amy Tangerine On A Whim, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pretty in Pink (retired), ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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ABC Awesome Card

I had this alphabet background stamp out for a baby card, and thought it would make a great school encouragement card.

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Paper Smooches, paper – Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream, Stampin’ Up! More Mustard (retired), Really Rust (retired), Studio Calico (pencils), inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Ink Fired Brick, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.