Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thanks - Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge #19

Hello. Today I'm sharing my entry into Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge #19 - For All That You Do - Thank You! I must tell you that I had a bit of a problem and that's why this challenge took me so long.

Lack of crafting materials or mojo? Nope. Would you believe I can't find my bin of wooden Thank You stamps? (If you know me, you'll believe it.) I moved a few months ago, and haven't been able to find anything in my new crafting area. But a whole bin of wooden stamps? Really? How far could they have gone? (Don't ask.) Fortunately, I have "a few" clear Thank You stamps.

On to my Thank You card. This is my very first 6 x 6 card. Of course, I had to use the three supplies I hoard  the most - Graphic 45 paper, ribbon and flowers. The paper is from one of my favorite G45 collections, Once Upon a Springtime. I just love green and pink together, don't you? Two of the pattern papers were layered onto a cream card base. All of the papers were inked with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink. I used an image I love from the collection, the fairy and the frog, and popped it up with foam. 

I scrunched some pink seam binding and made a multi-loop bow. A crocheted flower and pink rose from my stash were added on top of the bow. The smaller pink roses are from I Am  Roses, I think. I love curling the stems.

My "thanks" stamp from Simon Says Stamp and the stamp below the image from CAS-ual Fridays were both stamped using Gathered Twigs DI. In hindsight, I think I should have used black ink. It's hard to tell from the picture, but I used my clear Wink of Stella pen on the fairy's wings so they would sparkle.

There is one (dare I say this?) brand new product on my card. It's the gorgeous bracket die cut that I stamped "thanks" onto. The die cut is from the By DIEzyne Stitched Bracket Dies designed by Rhea Weigand of Passionate Paper Creations and sold by C.C. Designs. These new dies were just released a couple of weeks ago and are fabulous! Quick, go check them out!

Thanks for visiting! Now I really must get back to looking for a bin of stamps. 


  1. So pretty. That is the collection of G45 I have hoarded the most. Kudos to you for using it.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

  2. Beautiful card! I love that fabric flower you have created and that sweet little image is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  3. Beautiful creation. I still have a tiny bit of that paper collection Hoarded back...sorry I just can't seem to cut up the rest! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  4. Beautiful work, love that collection! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anoynymous!

  5. Oooo pretty, pretty! G45 papers are always a treat for the eyes and I am really lovin' that layered flower. Wonderful card Pam! Hugs!

  6. How GORGEOUS! This is one of my favorite G45 images, and I love the cut away front and beautiful embellies you added. What a treat! Thanks for sharing this with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  7. Beautiful card and love the script on your "thanks". Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  8. Well, I saw this on FB first, but I will say again here...fantastic use of your hoarded papers! That flower is amazing, too! I am all giddy to see this paper...I still have some in my stash....poor neglected stuff. I also have a large bin of Thanks and fall stamps...but I did not lose mine! brahahaa! Thanks for sharing your work with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!