This stampin year we will be getting our new catalog earlier, you will be able to order from the new catalog starting June 1st. That is a fun birthday present to me. The new catalog will be smaller than in years past but it is packed full of the same quality rubber stamping and scrapbooking supplies. This card was created with one of the new stamping lines called Smooch. The stamp set is Bright Blossoms. This little set and paper pack that matches is very versatile. I used it for a mini scrapbook I made for my daughter.
This card layout was copied from a card in Stampin' Up! monthly magazine they produce for their demontrators. I just changed it up a bit. The card was cardstock cut 4 1/4x 11 and scored with the strips embossing folder. The tag is 2" wide, you clip the bottom to make the bottom of the tag, not perfect is best. The rounded top was created by tracing a brad or button container making sure it was placed even on both sides of the tag's cardstock. Everything was sponged for an antique look. The belly band was created by punching two Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border strips from Real Red cardstock and glueing half of each along a piece of Smooch Designer paper. I used a word window punch for greeting which can be found inTeeny Tiny Wishes stamp set and tucked it under the tag. To finish the tag I put ribbon behind the tag and glued a button to the front with glue dots.
I inked the Bright Blossom's stamp set with markers and stamped it on the tag and also one of the flowers on a scrap of cardstock. Then cut it out and used a part of a dimensional to pop it up off the tag.
Because the new catalog is quickly coming our way remember you have until the end of May to order the retired products you want before they are gone. I used the Distressing Essentials kit to antique this card and also the cardstock is the Confetti cardstock that will also be retiring. So go to my stampin' web site: http://wendythestamper.stampinup.net to order today.