Well, I don't know if you're going to believe this, but our Seriously Creative Design Team is all a-flutter right now over the long distance romance going on between our fearless leader, Tara, and her now-fiance! It is soooooo romantic, a real life fairy tale! Anyway, long story short, Tara is getting married this summer and moving to the U.S. of A. and thus, Creative Accents will be closing (or selling, fingers crossed!) Which brings me to the title of this post - no more SOTM club, sniff! Tara has been running the SOTM club for a long while (over 10 years, I believe!) and I am honoured to be working with this last stamp, a beautiful poppy image from Magenta, a leading Canadian stamp manufacturer. Here's what I came up with:
First up, a card using a sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch! I used a pencil eraser and 5 different colours of ink to make the background. The other main piece was cut with my Cameo, and brayered with 3 different colours. I thought it needed a black outline to make it pop, and although I probably could have used an ink pad, I decided to go with a Faber Castell gelato. The "MANY THANKS" banner was also cut on the Cameo. The sketch:
Here's my other card, featuring some beautiful new Glitz Designs paper:
At first I thought this one looked too busy, but now, seeing it on my screen, it's kind of growing on me! Here's the sketch I used from Retro Sketches:
Hope all you moms had a lovely Mother's Day. Mine was...interesting, let's say! But hey, at least I got some crafty time in! TTFN, and thanks for looking, Roxy.