I have always loved to read, so this stamp set excited me as it would be perfect to pair with a book for a gift! I kept the fir branch border white to appear snow covered, plus I wanted the book colors to pop more against the red background.
STAMPS: Storybook Christmas
INK: Pure Poppy, Fine Linen, Limeade Ice, Green Parakeet, New Leaf, Ripe Avocado, Pinefeather, Bright Buttercup, Summer Sunrise
PAPER: Pure Poppy, Stamper's Select White, Vintage Cream
DIES: Storybook Christmas, On the Border: Fir
This little birdie is just the cutest and I'm hoping it will bring some sunshine to the recipient when I send it on its way! Even though this is listed as an "inside" sentiment, I chose to put it on the "cover"! When I'm thinking through a design, I try to get cues from the sentiment. In this case it mentions warmth and melting a heart, so that led me to use the sun ray die along with the color yellow. The base was stenciled with 3 different shades of yellow along with the hexagon stencil from Papertrey Ink.
STAMPS: Feathered Friends 4 Mini, Inside Greetings: Warmth, Tree Essentials
INK: Lemon Tart, Bright Buttercup, Summer Sunrise, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Fine Linen, True Black, Ripe Avocado, Ocean Tides, New Leaf
PAPER: Stamper's Select White, Classic Kraft, Summer Sunrise, Aqua Mist, Bitty Big: Harvest Gold
DIES: On the Border: Sunburst, Border Bling: skinny Postage, Border Bling: Diamonds, Starflakes, Feathered Friends Mini 4, Tree Essentials
OTHER: Hexagon stencils (PTI), Sequins, Black glitter tape
I hope you've been inspired over the past four days with these fabulous new products! Tomorrow evening at 10 PM, the Ink to Paper store will be open to buy these new products!
Happy stamping! ~Wanda
I just came across your blog. I love your Christmas tree made from books. I'm a book lover and retired librarian so this is the perfect stamp set and Christmas card in my book/opinion!
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