Graceful Grace

GracefulGlasswmLast Saturday I was at a crop and needed to make a quick Thinking of You card for a friend’s grandmother who just found out she had cancer.  I was already playing with the Graceful Glass Vellum paper that is in the new catalog on page 165.  I also used the Stampin’ Blends of Night of Navy, Old Olive, and Pumpkin Pie with both light and dark shades for both to color the design.

I started the card with Whisper White cardstock 5 1/2′ x 8 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″.  I then added a layer of Night of Navy cardstock measuring 4″ x 5 1/4″. Then a Whisper White layer 3 3/4″ x 5″.  I backed the vellum piece with Night of Navy cardstock adhering it with mini glue dots.  I stamped the Thinking of You in Memento Tuxedo black inklaying it with Night of Navy and Whisper white cardstock, but unfortunately the sentiment stamp is not a Stampin’ Up one.

 

I took the picture with my phone, so I’m thinking that is the only reason for the white dots, as the card didn’t have any white spots on it!

The supplies I used are :

You may go click on the catalog button to go to my shopping page or you can go to designsbypennynelson.com which will take you to my shopping page at Stampin’ Up. My hostess code for June is HU4HFCX3 if your order is less than $150.00. If it is more you become the hostess.

House update:
Painting got started this week, laminate floors done, still have tile to put in both bathrooms and master closet. Starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel!

 

Till next time,

Penny

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Graduation Card

Sarah wmHope you had a good Saturday. Just got back from a beautiful wedding of two people who are truly made for each other.

I have enclosed a card that I made for a special friend’s daughter who graduated this year. I used some new Stampin’ Up products and some previous products. I used a new framelet to make the name with.  It is the Layering Alphabet Edgelits which also come in a bundle with the Lined Alphabet stamp set.  The colors I used were Real Red and Night of Navy cardstock that was put on a Whisper White base card.  The flower unfortunately is not a SU product as the majority of my punches are still packed in the POD till we get our house all put back together.

Remember you can always shop online with me by clicking on the SU Catalog which will take you to my shopping page or by clicking on designsbypennynelson.com