Wednesday, November 21, 2007

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Time Well Spent!

Who loves free stamps?! I do!! Stampin' Up! sent all demonstrators this brand new set, Time Well Spent, that will be a new Level 3 Hostess set in the new catalog coming out January 1. Isn't that amazing? It has a great "doodley" look, and I know it will challenge me to watercolor more.

I made this card last night (after I had a short nap of course) to celebrate the kick-off of my Thanksgiving break!! I had some scraps of patterned paper laying on my desk, so I used them together...not a combo I would have put together on my own, but I ended up really liking it. The velvet ribbon was also a tiny scrap I had laying around. I've said it before, but I do love the scraps!

The card layout, I got from this sketch 33 from the Sketch This Cards blog. I always love their sketches and the artwork of their designers. Below here is a picture of the stamp set, so you can see all the wonderful stamps close-up. I'm starting to get really excited about the new SU catalog, even though I know it's gonna cost me and I can't afford it!

My holiday is off to a great start..nap last night...slept in until 10:00 this's bringing back some wonderful flashbacks to last summer! Looking forward to spending a peaceful, relaxing holiday here at home with dh. And stamping, of course! I hope you do the same!

Recipe Stamps: Time Well Spent. Cardstock: BlueBayou, Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White, Brocade Background DSP, Apple Cider DSP. Ink: Blue Bayou, Purely Pomegranate, Old Olive, and Staz-On Jet Black. Accessories: Purely Pomegranate Double-Stitched Ribbon, Sherbert Ribbon, Aqua Painters, Stapler, Dimensionals, 2-Way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Paper Piercer & Template, and Ice Circle Rhinestone Brad.


Jenn D said...

This is so pretty. I love how you added dimension to the flower by curling the edges. I love this layout. It showcases the big image without taking away from it.

Erin McKinney said...

cute card...I love the velvet leaves!

AJ said...

Super card!! I haven't even mounted mine yet!! I am feeling challenged by it!
Have a super Thanksgiving, hopefully you get lots of stamping time!

Silke Ledlow said...

Great card!!! Love the colors, glitter and rhinestone you used...

Tandra said...

Nice card Angie!!!
I havent even cut my free set out yet!! hee hee
Too busy soldering!! LOL
You need to bereak out your soldering iron and play!!!!!