A quick tip for you today…..
After spending time peering carefully through my clear photopolymer stamp to line up the “few leaves” over the “lots of leaves” - and having watched this video released by Stampin’ Up! showing us tips on how to use these stamps & framelits (which explains the fab new feature of alignment tabs to be found on both the wreath stamps and the dies to make lining up a breeze!) - but then deciding that I was not going to do a 2 die-cut pass…
A lightbulb moment hit me… obvious really but…. stamp the “few leaves”… then overstamp with the “lots of leaves”…. really easy to line everything up that way…. a lot quicker – and a slightly softer effect too….
And so onto today’s card…..
OK OK… the more observant of you will have spotted that the “to the world” greeting is from a retired set from last year… and some fellow Jems will recognise this card from my Inspiration display a year ago! Yes…new year…new wreath… that is all I am going to say!!!
So the other details…
The large letters are sponged through the alphabet masks in the Build A Banner Simply Created Kit which was re-released in this years Annual Catalogue. Great banner – but this kit is highly recommended just for the masks!!
Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Details adds some glimmer to the berries
The flower is in the Wondrous Wreath stamp set – along with the matching die in the Wonderful Wreath die set….
The wreath on the card was created before my lightbulb moment…. oops…. lining up not quite right!!!
Come back tomorrow for another tip to give this wreath some extra dimension…..