Today would have been my Mom's 88th Birthday. She shared many birthdays with mother's day. It has been almost 10 years since she passed from ovarian cancer. Sometimes it seems forever and sometimes it seems like just a few years. If you have lost someone in your life you know how the grief comes and goes like waves on the ocean.
I thought this saying was so perfect and if she was here I would give her this card.
Today I choose some bright bold colors to create my card. I was inspired by the Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8" Reversible Ribbon don't wait too long to stock up on this ribbon before it is gone!
Today's sketch marks well over the halfway through our 52 weeks of Sunday Sketches. Sketches or sometimes called card templates are the perfect starting point for your creative day.
Simple Stamping Steps and Measurements
- Fold a piece of Granny Apple Green cardstock in half to create card base (side fold 5 1/2" x 8 1/2") (top-fold 4 1/4" x 11").
- Run a piece of Coastal Cabana (4" x 5 1/4") cardstock through the Big Shot using the Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and adhere to the card front.
- Stamp the words in Tuxedo Black towards the right side of a piece of Whisper White Cardstock (2 3/4" x 4").
- Stamps the words again on a piece of Coastal Cabana (you will only need the banner part).
- Cut out the banner and adhere on top the Whisper White banner with dimensionals.
- Color the Happy with the Granny Apple Green Light Stampin' Blend.
- Adhere the Whisper White to a piece of Granny Apple Green (3" x 4 1/4").
- Tie a piece of the Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green reversible ribbon around the Granny Apple Green mat to the left of the words.
- Adhere the mat to the card front.
- Add two of the Glitter Enamel Dots to the upper right-hand corner of the Whisper White.
The Amazing Life Stamp Set will be retiring the end of this month.
Retiring stamp sets will have guaranteed availability until May 24 after that only while supplies last. All other products are not guaranteed and are available while supplies last only.
Here are a few more cards created using this set.
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