I used a new embossing folder from Lifestyle Crafts called Whimsy for the background on this card. Then I sanded the paper to let the white core peek through a bit. All of our Close to My Heart papers have a white core that can be used in this way, and I love the versatility it adds. One of the other things our paper packets have are these lovely little trim strips called Zip Strips. Do you see the strip of paper behind the sentiment and across the card? I cut it from the end of one of the B&T Duo papers in Chantilly and there is still a full 12 x 12 sheet of paper after you cut it off. Each double sided pattern paper has a different Zip Strip pattern too. This one inspired me to actually purchase the embossing folder since it matched so well!
This is my old friend the Color Ready Seam Binding Ribbon--but this time I used my Cotton Candy Alcohol Marker to color it! It was so easy and dried right away. Thanks to Consultant Pamela O'Connor for that fabulous tip on her Facebook Page! :) I used my trusty bow-easy tool to make the perfect little bow.
This sentiment is just such a comfort for so many occasions. It really is a steal at only $6.95! It is one of my favorite stamps in the new Idea Book, and I highly recommend it!
Before I let you go, here is our current Stamp of the Month! I am sooooo excited to try this one soon! Click HERE to see it on my website and get it for only $5 with a $50 purchase! Otherwise, you can always get it for the regular price of $17.95 during the month of March. :)
Floral Happiness, March 2013 Stamp Of The Month