You Are Simply the Best

Welcome…I’m so glad you’re here!  Today I’m sharing a bright, fun card featuring stamps and dies from Technique Tuesday to help kick off their Season of Thanks Sale.

 

 

From now through Thursday, October 24, 2019 save 20% on thank you, grateful-, and Thanksgiving-themed stamps and dies.

 

For my project I used the Simply You 2.0 Stamp Set and Simply You 2.0 Crafting Dies to create a card that highlights bright, mono-color die cut shapes and that also sets apart the sentiment with a chalkboard embossing technique.

 

 

The Simply You 2.0 Crafting Dies are designed to add delicate shapes to cards or pages.  I wanted to use only two pieces, and I wanted them to really stand out.  So…after I ran the dies through the machine I left the small cut outs in place rather than removing them.  Adding a bit of tape on the back kept everything intact and gave me just the look I wanted.  I also wanted to add the sentiment from the Simply You 2.0 Stamp Set in a way that would balance both the white space and the bright colors I’d used…and I thought the chalkboard embossing technique would be perfect.  I grabbed the black cardstock, embossed the sentiment using white powder and attached it across the width of the card.

 

 

Finally, I distressed the top, bottom and sides of the card front to add another bit of texture.

 

 

Thanks for stopping by!

And don’t forget…click below to shop the Technique Tuesday Season of Thanks Sale and use coupon code Thanks19 to save 20% on select items until October 24, 2019!

 

 

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