Firstly let me apologise for the poor pictures taken in bad lighting conditions but I don't think I've actually been at home in daylight hours this week! (Anyone else who works in personal tax will know why LOL - roll on February :D ).
Secondly and far more importantly welcome to everyone who is joining me from Carole's blog.
Nice to have some visitors in on a cold Sunday in January.
My first project is a set of mini note cards using the Vintage Labels set (yours FREE with any purchase of £45 or more before the end of February, as if you didn't know!).
I used some Love Notes (these are little 3"x3" cards and envelopes, and they come in a pack of 20, ten Whisper White and ten Very Vanilla) and designer series paper in the following colourways: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Rose Red and Bashful Blue.
Ink and cardstock to match.
I stamped the label using white craft ink and punched it out using the co-ordinating scallop circle punch. I then used the 3/4" punch to punch out the sentiment in the middle that I had stamped on whisper white card. The eyelet border punch was used to make the trim.
Tip: When using the border punches (either the scallop edge punch or the eyelet border punch) on the designer paper I get a cleaner punched edge if I punch two sheets of paper instead of one, as the punches are designed to be use with heavier weight cardstock.
The bag was made from a sheet of A4 printer paper. The handles were made using the 1 3/4" and 1 3/8" circle punches.
My second sample uses the Good Neighbours Sale-A-Bration set
I think the houses in this are really cute.
And lastly this little gift tag uses the Good Neighbours set again. I used my Stampin' Write markers to colour my stamp with two different colours before stamping it on to whisper white paper. The flower is from the Pretties Kit (as is the pearl) and has been coloured in using a real red marker.
Some more Sale-A-Bration samples made using the Happy Moments set can be found here.
I hope you are having fun on the Sale-A-Bration blog hop today and you can find some more gorgeous samples on Clare's blog - just follow the link and thank you for visiting. Hope to see you by this way again soon :)
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