Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A pretty pair of Thank You cards

  Last week I found so much eye candy out in the blogosphere, yet I could not get a card to come together.  After three days I finally managed to make a card, but it was an epic fail.  I tried again, and made a scene card (previous post) that I was really happy with!

  I continued to play, but nothing evolved.  Sometimes cards come together quickly, and other times it can take hours...or days :)
So I went with my crafting roots...make a card from scraps. I pulled out a quart-size Ziploc bag of My Mind's Eye scraps.  The hexagon patterned paper already had that hole in the middle.  I layered on kraft card stock, added a My Pink Stamper sentiment, and a button.  Voila.

  I had used that hexagon (the hole) on this previous card:

 Take a peek at this gorgeous stamp set:
*  I cut the "Thank" and "You" in half so that I could stack the words vertically on my acrylic block.  The blocks sold at Shop Pumpkin Spice have etched grid lines...easy peasy to line up your word stamps!  It's okay to cut your stamps...see how versatile they can be?

paper:  My Mind's Eye Follow Your Heart "Be Happy"; Bazzill kraft card stockPaper Accents white card stock
stamp:  My Pink Stamper "Around the Corner"
ink:  My Pink Stamper Darkest Night hybrid ink
button:  BasicGrey Picadilly collection wood button

Happy Tuesday!


Ros Crawford said...

Fabulous card!! I love the papers and that's so clever the way you filled the space!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So gorgeous!! LOVING the hexagons and the pinwheel!!!

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous designs!!

Houses Built of Cards said...

This is beautiful June!!! It came together perfectly! I have just started getting brave enough lately to cut my stamps apart on occasion! LOVE the flexibility it gives...when I am brave enough!


lauren bergold said...

both of these are ♥LOVELY♥ missus... you're making mewant to rock the hexi's again that's for sure!!!!!

Creative M said...

Beautiful cards my friend!
Have a wonderful day,
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Lisa said...

Both cards are absolutely gorgeous!! I love the papers and designs!! The hexagons are fabulous!! Have a great day :)

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Claudine C. said...

Really loving both of these June, so cute

Melissa Shea said...

I've got to pull that paper back out! I love it! I think I'm hoarding it actually! Lovely cards!

Missy said...

So pretty June!! I thought you hand cut all those hexagons!!! The pinwheel is fabulous too!!

Linda R said...

Such cute Thank you cards. They both look fabulous my friend.


Leslie Hanna said...

I was playing with similar paper the other day. Love the overlay of Kraft in the center.

Rose said...

the first one is beautiful and i love the fun pin wheel on the second :)