Friday, 11 May 2018

New Grandparents Congratulations

Recently a customer became a grandparent for the first time.  I made her a card to congratulate her on this special occasion.  


I used the Polka Dot Basics embossing folder for the background, together with the Lots of Labels dies which I stamped my rabbit on.  I love this rabbit.  He is so lifelike with his three step stamping method. I used Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede inks.

For the sentiment I used the die from the Petals & More Thinlits Dies (currently in the Occasions Catalogue) but I extended it to make it fit my word.  I did use some retired letter stamps to spell out the word Grandparents but everything else is current.


Whilst I admit I'm tickled pink for the new grandparents the baby was a boy.  So, I got out my Stampin' Write Marker and changed the 'pink' to 'blue'.  

Supplies:
Cardstock: Night of Navy, Soft Sky, Whisper White
Stamps: Sweet Little Something, Best Birds (congratulations) Fabulous Flamingo (inside), Back to Basics Alphabet (retired)
Inks: Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Night of Navy
Big Shot: Lots of Labels Dies, Petals & More Dies, Polka Dot Basics Embossing Folder
Other: Night of Navy Gingham Ribbon

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