Stamp It Patriotic – Summer Blog Hop

Welcome to the Team Stamp It Patriotic Summer Blog Hop

In these ever changing times, I wanted to display the versatility of The Ornate Thanks Bundle applying a patriotic color scheme. You can find The Ornate Thanks Bundle along with all the supplies in today’s showcased card in my online store.

Starting first with a piece of Stampin’ Up!’s Whisper White cut at 4 3/4″ x 5 1/4″. I taped a scrap piece of paper with Washi tape and began applying Pacific Point Blue with a sponge dauber. Starting lightly from the bottom working outward and upward with my Pacific Point Blue. I love the brightness of this blue. (I have to admit I intended for my color to be slightly lighter but I can be heavy handed sometimes) Then I began working downward and still outward using Real Red with a sponge dauber as well.

Next was die cutting a floral edge using a Ornate Border dies. Because the die cut can be delicate, I sometimes use a piece of Washi tape to hold my intricate dies in place. Once I peel the Washi tap off, it can be more forgiving and delicate, not tearing your paper.

 

As a result of building this card, I took photos to showcase the different steps and maybe the level of stamping you feel comfortable with. Honestly, even the beginner can create this fabulous card. For instance, my #simplestamping image blossomed into an awesome card for even the avid stamper.

Added to Basic Gray Cardstock cut 4 1/4” x 5 1/2”

Stamping the sentiment using So Grateful and for all you do

Next I have added Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the center of all flowers

Taking it up I added the Metallic-Edge Ribbon in Silver

Because my ribbon frayed in the above image, it’s simply upgraded with a faux bow to cover

 

Don’t forget to enter for this awesome card kit by commenting #stampitcontest just like this month’s winner did. Congratulations 

 

 


Product List

SNAIL Permanent Adhesive

Snail Adhesive
[104332]
$7.00

Paper Snips

[103579]
$10.00

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