It's the third Wednesday of November already which means it's time for the Facebook chapter of the Design D.I.V.A.S. to have our Oldies But Goodies (OBD) Blog Hop.
This is when we use neglected and forgotten items from our stashes. The Design D.I.V.A.S. is a private Facebook group, which is a branch of the Original Design D.I.V.A.S. on the Splitcoaststampers website. The acronym for the D.I.V.A.S is, Divine, Inspirational, Virtuous, Artistic (or annointed) Sistahs. This is a very talented and supportive group, which I'm blessed to be a part of . Thank you for stopping by and we hope you enjoy the hop!
If you arrived here from our talented Sue's blog A Consuming Passion then you are on the right track. To start at the beginning jump back to Creating With Chrissy where you are sure to love her project!
Now, on to my project, or actually projects, plural. I'm working on some simple note card sets and the three I did today are all made with long neglected stamps or embossing folders.
This "Merry Christmas" stamp is by Stampabilities. I bought it years ago and inked it up for the first time today using Colorbox Chianti pigment ink. The card is made with simple white and red card stocks. The embossed strip is from a new embossing folder by The Paper Studio.
You can't get much easier than this card! The Cuttlebug Christmas Tree embossing folder is a favorite and a card all by itself! I sanded the embossing lightly to highlight the image then applied shiny glitter stickers. Easy peasy!
The trees on this card are actually two stamps, both from Northwoods, that I've had for a couple of years. The larger image was stamped twice without re-inking. Then the smaller grouping of trees was stamped once. Ink for both was Brilliance Pearlescent Ivy pigment ink. The sentiment is from Cornish Heritage Farm and embossed with red powder. Again I used white and red cardstocks for the card.
I plan to make several more of these sets, because I have LOTS of fun holiday stamps and embellies to use. Besides, once I catch on to the clean and simple style I find it is a lot of fun! I just have to follow one rule: no more than three elements on the card!
I am the last stop on the hop and I want to express my thanks on behalf of all the D.I.V.A.S. for your visits and leaving us each a bit of love. That goes both ways, you know!