Another long day at the store but I’m loving every minute of it! I did get my haircut in the morning before heading over and I got to drive with the top down! That kind of happiness just sets the tone for the rest of the day doesn’t it?! I got a lot accomplished, mostly organizing and planning, two of my favorite things to do! Angie was there and was working on all kinds of things with Renee. It’s so nice to be surrounded with all of that creativity all day! Sandy stopped by to make a purchase and Danielle came by to make the class cards which I will post tomorrow. I’ll be back there today, it’s supposed to be a rainy day here, what better way to spend a rainy day than in a craft store?!
The card that I made for today was started at the store and I finished it when I got home. My card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. All of the stamped images and greeting are from the Altenew Beautiful Day Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped the gorgeous flower in Altenew Morning Frost, Evening Gray, Moon Rock and Lava Rock Crisp Ink using my MISTI. The leaves are stamped in Evening Gray and Moon Rock. I heat embossed two more of the images in Hero Arts Gold Embossing Powder on Sahara Sand. They are all cut out with the Coordinating Dies. I arranged them on my card and the used Press ‘n Seal to pick them up. Some Tombo Dot Runner Adhesive and Foam Tape is added to the back and then they are turned over and adhered to the card. The greeting is stamped in Lava Rock and the card is done! I love that amazing flower and I think that it looks so cool in the grays with the little hints of gold! I hope that you like my card for today! Thank you for spending a little of your Saturday with me! Have a lovely day! 🙂
Stamp Set: Beautiful Day Photopolymer (Altenew)
Ink: Morning Frost, Evening Gray, Moon Rock and Lava Rock Crisp Inks (Altenew)
Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark
Embossing Powder: Gold (Hero Arts)
Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah)
Dies: Beautiful Day (Altenew)
Adhesives: Dot Runner (Tombo) and 3M Foam Tape
Tools: Big Shot, Press ‘n Seal and MISTI
24 Replies to “Earthy Beautiful Day”
Very pretty CAS card! Love the neutral tones and all the white space.
Thank you Sandy! Love that ink, especially the grays! 🙂
Beautiful card! Love the design and Altenew stamps. So happy for you in being able to do what brings such joy to so many. You are so talented and thanks for sharing. Have you considered expanding into videos with your projects? Anyway, if I lived in New York instead of Texas, I would definitely be a regular at your and Renee’s store! Best of luck in your new endeavors.
Thank you Brenda! Altenew has amazing stamps! I am loving the store so much! Coming up with new classes and picking all of the stuff for the store! I need to do videos but I need to find the time! That would be nice if you lived closer it would be great to see you in the store!! Thanks again! 🙂
Stunning and elegant – colors are beautiful. Thanks for sharing and Best of luck to you with your new opportunity!
Thanks so much Linda!! 🙂
That card is full of class. I love Altenew stamps and what you created with this one!
Thanks Carol! I think the flower would be great on a wedding card! I too love Altenew stamps and the inks are terrific! 🙂
This card is stunning!! Very elegant!!
Thanks so much! Happy Saturday to you! 🙂
I love this card with the grays and gold embossing. Your creativity amazes me. I would never have thought of embossing this in gold, but the very fine lines of those pieces are perfect for gold and add a new dimension to the card. Love it! Have a great Saturday.
Thank you HJ! I wanted the card be subtle but the flower to stand out! Hope you are having a great day! 🙂
Wow! How gorgeous. Love that stamp set…are you selling online yet?
Thank you Susan! Not yet, but soon! 🙂
This is stunning! I love the leaves with Sahara Sand and embossing over. I have these gray inks, just love the colors and they blend so well so of course I had to buy them. We have a gorgeous day here, Im outside to plant flowers. Enjoy your day
Thank you Linda!! The inks are fantastic aren’t they?! Great coverage and awesome color! I’m glad that you are enjoying your weather!! Overcast here! 🙂
Wow, this card is absolutely gorgeous, elegant, and different. The colors knocked me backward. I’m so glad you are enjoying your new endeavor! Have a terrific Sunday! Nancy B
Thank you Nancy! I do love that Flower in the Grays! I am loving my store!! Hop you have a great day too! 🙂
who would have thought that gray tones would result in such a classy elegant card, thanks to you!
Thank you Debbie! Love those inks! 🙂
Love this card, Jason!
It’s simple, but elegant!
And the grey and hold, add a nice touch!
Thank you Vicki Lee! Have a fabulous day! 🙂
Beautiful and elegant, Justin! Love it!!!
Thank you El! 🙂
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