I know you've heard me say it before, but I LOVE card sketches. They make it so easy to create cards quickly. You can take a sketch and change it up or create it just as it is.
Today, I have another simple card sketch for you and three samples of it using retiring stamp sets. You'll find all of the dimensions for this card below.
This is the card we made during last night's Mystery Stamping event and everyone created some amazing cards. If you haven't joined me for Mystery Stamping yet, I hope you'll join me next Tuesday in the On Y Go! Stamping Facebook group for another round of Mystery Stamping. So, on y go! Let's get stamping.
Cardstock: 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 5 ½” Patterned Paper: 2” x 5” Coordinating Cardstock: 3” x 4” White or Vanilla cardstock: 2 ¾” x 3 ¾” White, Vanilla, or light-colored cardstock: 2 ¾” x ½”
Cute Fruit Card Sample
My first card uses the Cute Fruit stamp set. I love this set and I'm so sad to see it retire. I started by stamping the lime in Granny Apple Green and Old Olive and masked it. Then, I stamped the orange with Pumpkin Pie and Mango Melody and masked that. Finally, I stamped the pineapple in Bumblebee and Old Olive.
Field of Flowers Card Idea
This sweet card uses the Field of Flowers stamp set which will also be discontinued at the end of April. The flowers are stamped in Calypso Coral and Petal Pink with Pear Pizzazz foliage. For the sentiment, I embossed the "Always" with white embossing powder on Calypso Coral cardstock and fussy cut it. I layered this on a strip of Petal Pink cardstock.
Instead of patterned paper, I used the Natural Touch specialty paper that was released with the Butterfly Brilliance collection.
This beautiful card uses the Sending Sunshine stamp set. Like the other stamps, this will be retired at the end of April as well. I stamped the water in Misty Moonlight and Night of Navy. The sun is Mango Melody and the clouds are Magenta Madness and Calypso Coral. I used a blending brush to add a little Daffodil Delight to the sky area.
For the sentiment, I stamped with Night of Navy ink on Mango Melody cardstock. I used my paper trimmer to carefully cut up to the "E," "J," and "y." Then, I fussy cut around the letters where they extended beyond the plane of the cut edge.
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