Sunday, January 9, 2011

You're Sweet

I'm ba-aaack! :o)

Well, probably not entirely. At least not in the post-a-new-card-everyday sort of way, but the good news is I am back at stamping on an as needed basis, and I'm enjoying it, which is more than I could have said at any single point in the last 12-18 months. It has been nearly 18 months since I have sat down and been creative. Oh, I've made a few cards in that time, but all were duplicates of past creations. Nothing really spontaneous, until now. I decided this year that I needed to stop buying cards and start making them again, so I whipped up a batch of thank you cards for friends and family using Pink Cat Studio's Itty Bitty Christmas set and an older SU! Paisley Print background.

Here is a close up of the glitter snow detail:

You know, I kind of forgot how time consuming a set of ten cards could be. It took me a few days to complete this, which surprised me. I also found that *gasp* I've forgotten the names of some of my colored cardstock that I never filed properly. Time to dig out the old catty's I guess, and do a little matching! I could never forget my beloved Riding Hood Red though. Man, I love that color....

And finally a quick glance at the inside of the card. I am usually bad about leaving this part of the card empty, without insert OR embellishment. I'm going to try to be better about that (and coordinating envelopes) because I think they really lend so much to the overall presentation, don't you?

So, there you have it folks. My first step back into the world of ink and rubber. Stay tuned for more posts as the need for a card or ten arises!

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Sue from Oregon said...

Super does take a while for all those measurements etc to come back! Hey, my word for 2011 is Help. Love your word. Should change mine to Help/Finish. A very thoughtful word Sarah!

Sparkle said...

Such a darling set! I'm so glad that you're creating again and enjoying it!

Connie said...

Glad you're back! And the card is so cute. Hope you have more fun in 2011.

Rach said...

gorgeous cards hun, and love the inside, I agree with you it really finishes the card off and pulls it all together. It's lovely to hear that you are enjoying your stamping again.. hugs Rach.xx

Lorie said...

Your first step back in is a success! I love it!

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