Friday, June 26, 2009

Autumn Days Ideas

Wow, I can't believe this week is just about done. Where did the days go? Things certainly haven't slowed down for summer yet. I wonder when that might happen? It's kinda funny. Here it is just the first few days into summer, and instead of stamping with a summer theme, I've been using the new Autumn Days stamp set. It's going to be available July 1st, so we need samples! Lots of samples!! So that's why I've been focused on autumn instead of summer. Look at what I've been doing...
All stamps and materials by Stampin'Up!
Stamps: Autumn Days and Think Happy Thoughts
Cardstock: Kraft, Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry, and Naturals Ivory
Ink: Basic Brown, Soft Suede and Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Corner Rounder, AquaPainter, Styled Silver Hodgepodge Hardware, 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" Circle Punches, Dimensionals, and Taupe Grosgrain Ribbon (retired)
I wanted to get the feel of a harvest wreath on the card, so used the wheat and tall branch to frame the card. Lately I've been seeing so many ideas using the new sets, and really fell in love with the color combo of Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry, and Kraft. I figured I should give it a go and came up with two samples. I might have to do a few more too!
Here's my next attempt with this set and color combo. I changed it up with several different stamps, accessories, and a different layout to give it a totally new look.
Stamps: Autumn Days and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Kraft, Soft Suede, and Naturals Ivory
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede Classic, and White Craft ink
Accessories: Big Shot with the Top Note Bigz Die, Soft Suede Dotted Grosgrain Ribbon, Modern Label Punch, Sponge Dauber, and a Creamy Caramel Button (retired)
I seem to be having a problem lately. Usually I don't use retired items on my cards, but sometimes they just seem to be what the card needs. Nothing else I have on hand is quite right. How frustrating when I only want to use new stamps and supplies and it just doesn't work out that way. Oh well, this is for all my great customers who have purchased these items in the past. Now you know they coordinate with the new! So get ready to get those orders placed when the new catalog is live! Only 5 more days!
And that means there's still 4 1/2 days to get your last minute orders in on all those retiring stamps and accessories that you don't want to be without! You can order online 24/7 by clicking on the online order button on the right side of the blog. Or you can call me or email and I'll be happy to help you out. :-)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I can't pick which one since I love them both. You're right, the color combo is great.