Wonderful Neutral You

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Sometimes simplicity rules.  Today’s post not only qualifies for my Stampin’ 911 category (can be created in less than 10 minutes), it is basic enough to be a "boy" card.  TIP:  Neutrals take the guess work out of deciding on masculine colors.

Using the Wonderful You stamp set, I inked the stem in Basic Black and stamped it multiple times on Kraft card stock.  I then matted it on Whisper White and a Basic Black card base (4.25 x 5.5). TIP: Nipping the bottom corners on all three layers with a Corner Rounder Punch is a classy touch.

A pop of pattern in a black and white gingham ribbon lends a little interest.  The sentiment (also from Wonderful You), was inked in Basic Black and stamped on Whisper White.  It’s punched with the small oval punch and layered on a large oval of Basic Black.  Some Stampin’ Dimensionals both adhere and heighten the two layers. TIP: Stampin’ Up!’s Large and Small Oval Punches compliment each other perfectly and always look sensational with sentiments.

Hugs and Pretties . . . . Mary

COMING UP!  A sneak peek and special offer on
the first stamp set to be released ("Fresh Cut") from Stampin’ Up!’s
Fall/Winter Catalog 2008

Stamp Set:  Wonderful You
Paper:  Basic Black, Whisper White, Kraft
Ink:  Basic Black
Cool Tools:  Large and Small Oval Punches, Corner Rounder Punch
The Perfect Touch:  Black and White Gingham Ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals

3 Comments:

  1. Looks like another stamp set I have to add to my collection. You really tease me with your cards and I want to make them all. Keep them coming, I don’t think your wheels ever stop, When do you sleep? Thanks for sharing

  2. Wonderful great masculine…quick card. Joan

  3. colleen kramer

    LOVE THIS! I’m also seeing a slight change in the sentiment to turn this into a simple sympathy card. Thanks!

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