Happy New Year’s Eve eve! I hope you are still enjoying some holiday time this week. I have been crafting a little more than usual this week, which is wonderful. My card today is for two challenges. I seem to be able to combine these challenges a little easier these days. It seems to make it more fun, as it stretches your creativity, thus the challenge….right?!
The Pals Paper Arts sketch is a great one and wide open for interpretation. I was quite pleased to see the challenge at Stamp Ink Paper this week, as I am a bit exhausted with Christmas cards right about now. So to combine these two challenges was really fun.
Since the new Occasions catalog is just about to launch, I thought I would use one of my favorite sets, Butterfly Basics, from the Annual catalog before all the new sets take away my attention. The background is the Hardwood stamp inked in Crumb Cake. I did use a new set, Suite Sayings, from the Occasions catalog for the sentiment.
The inside sentiment is from the Cottage Greetings stamp set. I really like how the fonts coordinate so well with the sentiment on the front of the card, even though they are from different sets. I am very particular about fonts and sometimes will not buy a certain set if I don’t care for the font despite the images. These fonts are my favorites!
I really enjoyed making this card and thought it was pretty in Blushing Bride but also wondered how it would look in Wisteria Wonder. So I made another…….
Thanks very much for taking the time to look in on my project today.
I wish you a very Happy New Year and look forward to sharing many more projects with you in 2016!