Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Wednesday Words

I've gone all Christmassy again today and made a card for a new to me challenge - Inspired by Stamping - that I learnt about from my AAA Cards teammate Vicki - here.

IBSIC#86-Gold  IBSIC-#86 


I pretty much went with the sketch but added a little gold too.


I mixed up stamps from my two favourite designers - Uniko Studio & Clearly Besotted - and lucked out by finding a scrap of holly embossed gold card.


Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko Studio, Background Builders Christmas, Jolly Christmas; Clearly Besotted, Holiday Sentiments
Inks: SU, old olive, real red
Dies: Lawn Fawn, stitched party banners; Clearly Besotted, Journal It

And just before I go I'd like to share my envelope calendar for September.  This has been a very positive month for me personally and I'm beginning to see a little light shining at the end of the caring for my dad tunnel.

So here's the whole pocket:


The inspirational quote for September:


The weather photo - such an absolutely glorious month weatherwise, just check out that temperature:


And finally my journalling trying to sum up how far we've progressed this month:


Thanks for looking at my blog today, I hope you've found it interesting and I appreciate your visit.

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3 comments:

  1. I love your take on this months Inspired By Stamping Blog Challenge. I also love your touch of gold element to the card. Thanks for joining us. Hugs Jo (IBS DT)

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  2. This is totally brilliant! LOVE the great CAS feel and the beautiful traditional colors with just the right amount of gold! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  3. What a very pretty card. Love the stamps you used. Thank you for joining this months Inspired by stamping challenge. Hope you have a wonderful week.
    Shan xxx

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