#SimpleStamping Saturday REPLAY Elegantly Said. Yes, I meant to post this yesterday, but in my excitement about getting my Catalogues in the post, I seem to have forgotten to hit ‘Schedule’!! My #SimpleStamping Saturday posts were originally pre-recorded and posted on Saturdays. Did you know that I now have a YouTube Live at 10am UK Time on Saturdays’? Because of this I am going to film my #SimpleStamping Saturdays LIVE and then repost the projects. To make sure you never miss a YouTube Live, remember to SUBSCRIBE to my Channel and hit the Alert Bell. This means you will get an email notification when I go Live.
My Quick and Simple card this week uses a Very Vanilla Note Card and Envelope with a Basic Gray Ink Pad. That is all, no need for colouring of any kind as the stamps do all the work for you. I added the border image across the envelope flap for some additional decoration for this very quick, but elegant, card.
Stepped Up Version for a Casual Crafter
For my first stepped up version of this card, I have added some Basic Gray, Very Vanilla Thick and Smooth card plus the Specialty Designer Series Paper and the Elegant Tag Punch. For the stamping I cut a length of Very Vanilla smooth card at 1-3/4″ wide before stamping in Basic Gray Ink. I fed each end of the card into the punch so I had the detail at both ends of my piece. This was added to the card with some Dimensionals.
Stepped Up Version for an Avid Crafter
For my final version, I added an extra layer of Very Vanilla between the Basic Gray and Specialty Designer Series Paper. The stamping is exactly the same as the previous version, but instead of Basic Gray, I decided to heat emboss using Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I am thrilled that the Copper powder is making a return to our product list in the new Annual Catalogue. You will find that our embossing powder will now be available in sets. The Metallic Powders include Gold, Silver and Copper, while the Basic Powders include Clear, White and a return of Black; this makes me so happy. Two of my favourite powders are back!
I hope you enjoy these cards, but which is your favourite version? Are you looking for something Quick and Easy or do you want a step up from there? None of the cards took that long to make, as you will see in the video REPLAY, so why not take a look and then let me know which version you would make?
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For International A4 Card
Standard A6 Cardbase
First Mat – 5-5/8 x 3-7/8” (14.4 x 10cm)
Second Mat – 5-1/2 x 3-3/4” (14.2 x 9.8cm)
Third Mat – 5-3/8 x 3-5/8” (14 x 9.6cm)
For Letter Sized Card (8-1/2 x 11″)
Standard Card Base (half sheet folded in half to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″)
First Mat – 4 x 5-1/4″
Second Mat – 5-1/8 x 3-7/8″
Third Mat – 5 x 3-3/4″
Nail Varnish Colours
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