I had a very busy weekend. With Halloween fast approaching I'm preparing for my kid's, as well as that of greeting cards, kits, and decorations. Did I fail to mention I have a husband and a full time job too.
Phew! I'm tired just thinking of it.
With all this craziness going on, I had one heck of a productive weekend. I entered into a contest in Stamp Junkies, a group on Facebook. The contest is to win a set of lace butterfly wafer dies. The challenge, make a card that symbolizes the things we will miss about summer now that we are into fall.
When I stared with this challenge one song came to mind...'Summer Days' from the movie Grease. I thought, " What a perfect sentiment!" The next thing that I did was dig through my stamp stash to see what I could find. Thank goodness that I has recently had a haul from Simon Says Stamp, where I purchased this wonderful layered stamp set of ice cream from Hero Arts. It was perfect because it has the dies that come with it. I set out to me a cute card that I now have sitting on my desk at work on a stand (Sorry I grew up on Grease).
The set comes with the layers for a scoop of ice cream , soft serve and the cone. Oh! Don't forget the toppings! there is a cherry, dots for gumballs, chocolate chips, sprinkles, nuts and syrup drizzle.
On this particular card you will note i used the gumball stamp for my background and then I accented with Glossy Accents (which i don't think shows to well in this picture, but eh!).
Hopefully soon to follow this posting I will make a tutorial for layered stamps. Have a great week!
HeartcraftPaper was founded by Monica in 2016 as a site to teach and inspire others to be creative. Her love of craft begin in youth and has been crafting with just about anything, from sewing, embroidery, paper craft, drawing, to painting.
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