I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. Christmas has been packed away in my home – and now I am looking forward to warm weather, which will arrive in a few months if we are lucky!
I saw this stamp set in the CTMH catalog and just had to have it. I stamped the lanterns directly on the card – but my “advisor” suggested I pop them up with foam squares (sticky fixers per my British magazine – if I understand the terms correctly). The popping up of the lanterns resulted in everything on the card being raised up to one layer or another – there are three layers on this simple card. Since I did not have a ribbon that matched, I hauled out my trusty (and unused) paper crimper and created my own ribbon.
This is my attempt at a simpler card style (New Years' resolutions and all) and I really do like how it turned out – the little lanterns look so festive!
Cardstock: (White) Papertrey
Printed Paper: (Lemonade 6X6 collection) Basic Grey
Stamp: (Paper Lantern) Close To My Heart
Ink: (Cranberry, Grass) A Muse Studio, (Tuxedo Black) Memento, (Yellow Ochre) Colorbox Chalk Ink
Other: decorative brad, paper crimper