These are the top four cards from the Fine Line swap last evening. Enjoy!
Card by Colleen Rose.
If you look on page 133 of the Stampin' Up! catalog, you will see a picture of almost the same card. Colleen just changed the colors and a bit of the embellishments. When she told us that, none of us could recall even seeing a card like that in the catalog! That shows both how great the catalog is for inspiring ideas and how easy it is to take a card idea and make it your own!
Card by Cathy Seal
This card has a very dramatic look with the Soft Sued and Early Espresso colors and the combination of three "vintage" looking stamp sets. I love the Eiffel tower embossed in black added to the Postage Due stamp in the background.
Blooming with Kindness
Card by Christine Pierce
This beautiful card has a lot of detail to it. The background was sponged and then put through the Vintage Wallpaper folder. Notice how the raised parts don't have any color on them. That is the effect that is created with that technique. The large scalloped border is also done with the Big Shot and the Vintage Faceted Button with the pearl on top and the
Card by Barb Barth
Doesn't this card make you think "summer"? It will come soon since I think this spring will be short in Minnesota. After all, we're in the middle of a snow storm today on April 11!
New Stampin Up Storage Boxes for those Wood Mounted Sets!
Starting May 31 they will look like the cases the clear mount stamps come in now so they will nicely stamp up on the shelf and take up less room! You can even order extra cases and transfer your old sets. To see a video all about it, click here!
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