Today’s project was inspired by this week’s CAS(E) this sketch.

By Su Mohr for cts251; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Petal Palette stamp set, Sheet Music background stamp, Flourishing Phrases stamp set, Rectangle Stitched dies, circle Stitched Shapes die; #handmadecards #papercrafts ##justanote #petalpalette #flourishingphrases #stitchedshapes #cardchallenges #sketches #cardsketches

Just A Note

 

I immediately recognized the sketch, and sure enough, it’s “retro.”

 

But, I couldn’t recall how I used it, so curiosity lead me to peeking into history. If you’d like to see my project from a year ago, here it is: 

Lots Of Lavender Occasions 2018

For today’s project, I felt like making music, so stamped the Sheet Music background stamp with Sahara Sand ink, and pressed Whisper White cardstock on top of it. This is backwards from normal stamping, but it insures I get a nice impression. 

 

Next, I found my favorite, little song bird in the Petal Palette stamp set, along with her branch for perching. I stamped the bird in Soft Suede ink, and the branch in Garden Green. They fit nicely within a Stitched Shapes circle die, which I raised on Dimensionals.

The sentiment, “Just a Note,” from Flourishing Phrases says just the right thing, don’t you think? I stamped the sentiment in Soft Suede ink, and used a Rectangle Stitched die for cutting.

For the background, I chose a piece of Mint Macaron 6X6 Subtles DSP, with horizontal stripes mimicking the Sheet Music. It received the Rectangle Stitched treatment to match the other shapes, before gluing to the Mint Macaron card base.

 

Thank you for visiting me today. Now that it’s January 4th, the new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration items can be ordered! Just click on the pictures in my Product List below to go straight to my store for purchasing. The Rectangle Stitched dies are a MUST! Happy shopping!


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