Monday, August 12, 2013

Truly Grateful, Cut Up! FMS98

This Truly Grateful card expresses how, 
"Truly Grateful" I am for all that Stampin' Up! has brought to me.  
It has brought me income, cruises, trips, all the crafting supplies I could want and the "bestest" part (I know that is not a word!) are the people I've met along the way.  Many started as co-workers or customers...and are now friends!  I still see and chat with people I met in my first year as a demonstrator!    
THANK YOU ALL, for your support and loyalty!  
You allow me to do and share what I love! 

OK...enough cyber hugging ;-)
Truly Grateful Clear-mount Stamp Set
Truly Grateful ( c 131733) or (w 131730)
I couldn't pass this set up!  So many great elements!

Perfect for a challenge!
Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper (132184) is a perfect partner to anything fall!!  This paper really looks like a sweater.  It seemed natural to emboss it with the Needlepoint Border (129383) 


I'm all for easy, but sometimes you just have to cut something out by hand to get the look you want. 
Stampin' Up!'s Paper Snips (103579) are amazing.  They make quick work of the cut out.

I loved the look, so I cut out the other elements too!  Hand cutting really isn't that bad.  I think it get a bad wrap when people try to do it with the wrong tools.


The sentiment is from the Truly Grateful set and has that rustic look.  I decided to distress the edges with Stampin' Up!'s Stampin' Distress Tool (127562) a great tool for just $4.95.
Stampin' Distress Tool


I'm a clean and simple gal.  But sometimes I need a little texture!
This is definitely a card to hold in person.


If you would like to join me, and work with an amazing company,  (or just get a nice discount on fun products) read below.....You will be Truly Grateful!!!!



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If you e-mail me (maryhogen@gmail.com) with any questions on joining my team....I'll send you some card size samples of Sweater Weather DSP!


Make it a CREATIVE day!


Mary 

 




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3 comments:

  1. This card is just gorgeous! I love the details that you've created with all the fussy-cutting. Beautiful choices of papers and colors, too. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Really like this card Mary, I wasn't sure if I liked this stamp set but I have been seeing some really great cards made with it.

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