Sunday, September 5, 2010

Thanks for the memories!

Well, Stampin'Up has released their retired list (see image link to the right) and to help in saying a fond farewell to some of our favourite retired items there is a blog hop!

So, welcome to my stop!

If you are arriving from the wonderful Michelle welcome! Were her cards not beautiful??? Love them!

So, here is my small contribution to the hop. I am sorry it is less than I usually do, but I have family in town, and have been busy playing tour guide!

I decided to use one of my favourite stamp sets - Live your dream - for a few reasons. One, it is a very versatile set. You get large and small images, giving you flexibility to do both large and small cards with ease. I also love the quote (personal fav!) and the journalling lines stamp in this set - the only one of its kind in the current catty! If you are a scrapbooker, you will love this set for that stamp! I use it loads! Plus, it makes a great background stamp as well.

Anyways, here is a cute note card trio - to show you how quick and easy you can do thank-you notes with this set.

I used some of the lovely floral striped paper from the retiring Tea & Crumpets DSP for the bottom part of my note card. Then, using a 2x2 square, stamped the smaller images and greeting in pretty in pink, so saffron and always artichoke inks. Matted onto some close to coco cardstock, and voila! Quick, cute and easy thank you notes!

I hope you have enjoyed this brief stop on the hop, and next up is Karen!



debbi taylor said...

I love this set too - will miss it love the colours that you have used - thanks for taking part in the blog hop x

Sara said...

Super simple and quick but very pretty little cards. Ideal for cards in a rush.

Sara xx

Michelle said...

Really cute thank you cards!


SarahLP said...

Very pretty card set - I so love quick and easy!!

kerenbaker said...

These are so pretty- I need to learn to do quick- mine always take too long.!!

Alexandra Agelean said...

Hi Karin,it was pleasure to meet you on the High Wycombe Training. Best wishes Alexandra :-)