Full Of Gratitude

Saturday, June 29, 2013

 
June must have been my lucky month.
 I won two wonderful giveaways.  For today's card I am using stamps from Clearly BesottedStephanie generously gave away four stamp sets of the winner's choice.
This card features one of the sets I chose called Many Thanks.
 {you can never have enough birthday stamps!}

 
I stamped the hearts in what I think is a fun, fresh color combination.
One of the girls at school had on a striped shirt in these colors and I pulled out my notebook to jot it down.
 
 
To create the pink layer I traced around the die itself and cut it out to create a mat. 
 It's a little trick I picked up a long time ago from Sarah Gough
 
 
 
I was also the lucky winner of a giveaway on Elena's blog.  I won Clear and Simple Stamps sets and dies!  I have two cards so far with those sets.  You can see them here and here.
 
Thanks again Elena and Stephanie!





Cardstock: PTI White, WP9 Ballet Slippers
Stamps: Clearly Besotted Many Thanks
Ink: PTI Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Sweet Blush, Orange Zest, Scarlet Jewel, Versafine Onyx
Dies: PTI Mat Stack 3, Heart Border Die

16 comments :

  1. Lucky girl :) Love how you are using your new goodies. Beautiful design Kara!

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  2. This is soft and pretty Kara, love all of the hearts! Thanks for the tip on the mat/die trick!! Congrats on all of the new goodies ;)

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  3. Such a sweet design and those colours together are perfect!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  4. Amazing design and so beautifully executed - I LOVE it!!!

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  5. I can't believe I never thought of tracing the die to create a mat - thank you for passing on that tip! Love the striped hearts & pretty color combination!

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  6. Beautiful cards using your new goodies Kara! I love your colour scheme and great use of the sketch!

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  7. Gorgeous card, Kara! Thanks for the tip about making the mat! I'm going to try to remember that!

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  8. Love the colors and your fabulous design! You've been doing awesome things with your new goodies!!

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  9. Kara...this is just beautiful. Sweet and soft colors and your design, amazing!

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  10. I love how you found your color inspiration! Fantastic card and congrats on winning your goodies!

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  11. Lucky you. Such a beautiful card, too.

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  12. Congratulations!!
    Free stamps are always the best...
    even more so when they're this gorgeous!
    And what a gorgeous creation you've got here!
    Love the colors...
    and that fabby sentiment! :)

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  13. So sweet! I love that you take inspiration from your student's clothing!

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  14. Perfect stamping, Kara! The design is great and the colors are amazing together! Congrats on the prizes!!!

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  15. Those are great colors! I have a hard time using this Mat Stack, but it looks perfect with that sentiment.

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