New favourite

Ok so it's a tough call because I absolutely love the stamp set 'always', but I think I've found a close second in the sale-a-bration set 'happy moments'. The images are just so crisp and clear. And it features this adorable little bird. Here's what I made last night for a very dear friend of mine.

I used a very simple blue and brown combination and focused on simple techniques like layering, and using coordinating papers to tie it all together.

Here's the front of the card:

An angle shot so you can see how I've double stamped the image and raised it up using dimensional:

Close up of the layering. Adding extra layers of plain whisper white can be really effective:

If you're interested in learning how to make cards like this enrol in one of my classes. Not only do you get a chance to make cards or projects and learn new skills, but you get to check out my samples from my blog and see how you can make these simple, but stunning cards too.

If you love this stamped image you'll love the set. You can check out all the images here. This stamp set is part of the FREE stamps give away called Sale-a-bration that's on now. For every $100 you spend on product (excluding shipping) you're entitled to one of the free stamp sets. How great is that! And there is no limit on how many free stamp sets you can earn - a good thing as I now have all 4 ;-) You can also earn free stamp sets by hosting a workshop in your home. Email me to find out how.

Card: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Paper: Bella Blue
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Stamps: Happy moments
Ribbon: Chocolate Chip


  1. This is lovely Sal - keep up the great work!

  2. Thanks Katia. Hope you're enjoying your latest little project - can't wait to meet him.

  3. Sally this is lovely. I have difficulties with the birdcage from Happy Moments. I love the way you have used it. Will have to keep it in mind. Thanks for sharing.


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