When I first got the stamp set “Elements of Style” at the Leadership Convention, I just wasn’t sure… what I’d do with it, if I’d use it… boy, I’ve gotten over that! I’ve found the Elements of Style stamp set quite versatile and have made several simple cards with it. This weekend, I decided to step it up a notch…
What do you think? The Cottage Rose image from the stamp set was stamped several times along the the edges of Very Vanilla Cardstock… but left off the upper right corner and side.
After coloring the image with Water Color Crayons, the inside edge of the flower pattern was cut out with paper snips. I used a paper trimmer to cut out the rest of the opening, a T-Square and embossing stylus to emboss the straight lines.
After sponging the edges of the Very Vanilla Cardstock with Soft Suede Classic Ink, a little Mellow Moss Taffeta ribbon was tied around the frame.
The greeting is from the Occasion Mini Catalog Set “Well Scripted” and stamped with Soft Suede Classic Ink onto Blush Blossom Card Stock and centered in the middle of the frame. The whole thing was mounted onto a Mellow Moss card base.
It’s kind of sad to see some of these colors retiring in July.. Mellow Moss and Blush Blossom, such a wonderful combination! I look forward to the new colors too… If you’ve got these inks, papers, etc.. you might want to stock up on the coordinating re-inker and cardstocks. Shop my ONLINE STORE to fill your stash!