Friday, November 20, 2009

Special People...

Everyone has special people in their life whom they want to remember on special days... this is one such day for me. Today marks the birthday of my late high school sweetheart. Every year, I like to send a card to his parents to let them know they are on my mind. Here's the one I made for them this year:

This adorable acorn stamp is fun to layer with circle punches... but be sure to line them up just right so the letters look right - you see that the "g" gets split between the punches:

No more real secrets on this one, so I'll let the recipe speak for itself.

We miss you, Scott...

Card Recipe:
Stamp Sets: The More the Merrier (Hostess Level III), Woodgrain background
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Black StazOn
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, Close to Cocoa, Whisper White
Accessories: Chocolate Chip Wide Grosgrain ribbon
Tools: 1-3/4" and 1" Circle punches, Horizontal Slot punch (for ribbon)

4 comments:

Natalie Decker said...

I love the sweet simplicity of this card and the comfort its meant to convey. Thanks for the post!

Bonnie Klass said...

This is a lovely card and so thoughtful.

Arcticstamper said...

Nice card Michelle! I still follow your blog, and I should comment way more than I do. Glad you are settled in your new place.
-Darleia

Amanda said...

I really like this card a lot!! I love the woodgrain background with that one single acorn. very nice!