Friday, 8 March 2019

WELL DONE YOU & FREEBIE FRIDAY

Good morning everyone....

Today's card shows what you can achieve using one main stamp and one Promarker

The card is certainly not flashy/over the top/ etc  but sometimes you may need a quick 'congratulatory' card to send to someone and this design is ideal for the male population

I've mentioned previously how I intend to use each and everyone of my die and stamp collection, embossing folders.... well, to cut a long story short, all the gear in my craft room!  So, this Clarity stamp just happened to appear on my work table and I had an idea to use it for today's card but also to keep the card minimalish....

It's a 6" square card, top folding, and the stamp is a Clarity stamp nos 68 and named 'floral swirl'.  This is the first time I've used it and I actually bought it in 2012!... shocking I know

I used Adirondack 'denim' to stamp around the card then a Promarker in 'berry red' to add the dots.  There is a little white space on the leaves so I added the red to those too

The sentiment is one by Creative Expressions and you'll see on the last picture below the ones I've used frequently.  I used a Versafine ink pad in 'satin red' to stamp the sentiment then ran the denim ink pad on the edges

Foam pads were added to the back just to give it a little height

As this is my first week of blogging this year I decided not to do a 'Festive Friday', although the odd one may make an appearance, the reason being that I'm going to make a batch of the same card design except for the ones going to our nearest and dearest.  I will carry on with the give-away

So for this week's freebie I have a distress ink pad in 'weathered wood'.  The same condition still applies, if you'd like your name added to the draw then please leave me a comment on today's post by 6pm Saturday and I will announce the winner on Sunday's blog
Until later....

June x

Today's freebie 

6 comments:

  1. I like this card, so simple and very effective especially the red dots which just bring it to life. Really nice

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  2. I love that idea June - never really consider one stamp!! I love the simplicity of the card & can be used with many sentiments!- clean Must admit, like you, I have stash that has been bought, stored, and is still in prisitne condition - but thats part of being a crafter I think!!!! Thanks June!

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  3. Such a simple clean card that even I could make, thanks it's perfect for me xxx

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  4. Hi June this is a stunning card. I love the idea it is brilliant. I do have that ink pad so there is not need for me to go into the draw. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. Hi June,
    what a very wonderful card and I like the idea of using up old stash.
    I keep promising to do tha same but get side tracked by new products too much.
    I also want to try and make some CAS cards as I'm not good at not adding more things to cards and have to sit on my hands for a CAS one.
    I do so admire people that can make them.
    Your design is fab and would be very good for most occasions.
    Love that denim ink colour.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  6. Brilliant card and a good idea. I am sure I have lots of stamps I haven’t used. Thanks for sharing.

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