Thursday, July 21, 2011

Artistic Etchings Catalog Inspiration Card

Today's Lesson From The Craft Room:  Improvise!
improvise |ˈimprəˌvīz| -  verb [ trans. ] • produce or make (something) from whatever is available.

Today's card is about being able to improvise!  My friend Meg invited me over to do some stamping and to specifically stamp some thank you cards.  She really liked the inspiration card on p.76 of the 2010 Idea Book & Catalog that used the Chic Boutique stamp set.  Neither of us, however, had the Chic Boutique set so we decided to improvise with what we did have!  Sometimes you just have to improvise!
To make this version of the card we combined the flourish stamp from the retired Bliss (SAB) stamp set along with the Eiffel Tower from the Artistic Etchings stamp set.  The greeting was from another retired set called Carte Postale.  The flourish was stamped in Sahara Sand on Whisper White card stock and then cut out.  The Eiffel Tower was stamped using Chocolate Chip, as was the greeting.  We also used Pacific Point textured card stock and designer paper.  We hope you like our improvisation :)

1 comment:

Lorraine said...

Great improvisation.