PMS sneak peeks day 2!

>> Saturday, September 4, 2010

It's day 2 of the sneak peeks for September from Paper Makeup Stamps.
Today we are peeking the When There is Nothing Left to Say sentiment set and there is a chance to WIN this set over on the Company Blog, so you will want to check that out!

Now... here's a peek of the whole set...

I'm VERY excited about this set for multiple reasons! For one... it's my brain child! haha! I did everything myself playing with lots of fonts until I found the ones i thought were perfect! It's actually been a while since i completely designed a stamp set all on my own! So yes, i am very proud of myself! hahahahahaha! The other reason i'm very excited is because of the idea of this set. It is meant to cover those "tricky" cards. The ones when you want the perfect sentiment, and you just keep coming up short! So you resort to writing your own! Well no more! This set isnt just about sympathy or i'm sorries. It's just a set when you want to say the perfect thing to someone!

Here is my card for today...

I love the way my card turned out (but i like it a lot better in person... i HATE it when your cards turn shy when the camera is on them!) The paper was a small sheet i snagged from my mom so it was likely from a DCWV pack... the texture feels like it is. But i'm so sorry i'm not sure what pack! The paper is CAH-UTE though!

The branches and tree limbs in the patterned paper design inspired me to pull out an ancient sizzix die! I love this die, and always forget that i have it, or that it can even run thru my cuddlebug!

I inked the edges of the leaves before adhering them to the branch and used a white colored pencil to add a highlight.

The sentiment from the set i stamped onto kraft cardstock and sponged the edges with Baja Breeze ink by Stampin Up.

Keeping to the rule of 3's, I added 3 buttons tied with Twine adjacent to the branch.

So there you have it! My card for the day!

Have a fantastic day!


Dawn Mercedes Saturday, September 04, 2010  

Katie, I really like the tree theme here! Way to go.

Donna Saturday, September 04, 2010  

Such great sentiments. So cool! I'd love to have this set.

Randee E Saturday, September 04, 2010  

Gorgeous card! Love the branches. I think the paper might be "Green Stack" by DCWV. Love this sentiment set too :0)

Carma Saturday, September 04, 2010  

The branches match this paper sooo perfectly and Randee is absolutely right, the paper is from "The Green Stack". Love, Mom

Alex Saturday, September 04, 2010  

LOVE the way you picked up the tree branches and used the die cuts. FABULOUS and wonderful colors!

Tracey Saturday, September 04, 2010  

This is a fantastic set Katie!! And I love your card! So pretty!! xx

Stephanie Zito Saturday, September 04, 2010  

Beautiful Katie! That dp is adorable and your tree is fabulous! I always forget to use my dies!

Lisa Kind Saturday, September 04, 2010  

Oh I LOVE this! The colors are so pretty and love the branch and leaves! Oh....and the sentiment is fab! LOVE this set!

Noreen Saturday, September 04, 2010  

I love tree cards. And the sentiments are all a little different.

Carol Gilbert Saturday, September 04, 2010  


Great job. I will definitely have to get that set. Great job as usual.

Carol Gilbert Saturday, September 04, 2010  


Great job. I will definitely have to get that set. Great job as usual.

Shaela Sunday, September 05, 2010  

this is such a great set - you were genius to create it! :)

FibreJunky Sunday, September 05, 2010  

Gorgeous! Wonderful set of sentiments!!

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