I used my new Gingham wheel to start this design. It was inked up with Pool Party ink and rolled in the centre of the panel, and the sentiment was stamped over the top in luscious Bermuda Bay ink. I underlined it with a narrow strip of washi tape (TIP: If you want your washi to be narrower, lay a piece onto a scrap of card stock and cut it with scissors or a trimmer before peeling off and re-sticking onto your project.)
It was time to embellish! I added stamped leaves from Bright Blossoms, one of the gorgeous little dahlia embellishments, a punched heart to dot the 'i' and some extra floral washi accents - all designed to put the focus on that show-stopper of a sentiment!
And talking of gorgeous sentiments, if you've had your eye on Sassy Salutations, Petite Pairs or Sweet Essentials, now could well be the time to order them...
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Petite Pairs now £20.95 cling mount/£25.95 wood mount
Sweet Essentials now £13.95 cling mount/£17.95 wood mount
And why not order some gorgeous new stash from the new catalogue at the same time?!
Here's what you'll need to make today's card
Stamps: Happy Day, Gingham wheel
Ink: Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Garden Green
Card stock: Naturals Ivory, Very Vanilla, scrap of Strawberry Slush
Other: Gingham Garden washi tape, dahlia, Owl punch, stamp-a-majig
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Have you been watching the tennis at Wimbledon? I haven't had time to see much at all over the last week but I did manage to catch a bit of the drama yesterday when Andy Murray had a bit of a tough match against Fernando Verdasco. Who needs to run around a tennis court when you can get an excellent cardio workout on your own sofa?!
I'll be back tomorrow to show off some more of my new stash! Hope to see you then,