Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Create a simple greetings card using the Message in a Bottle stamp set by Stampin' Up!

A simple Emerald Envy coloured octopus greeting card made with the Message in a Bottle stamp set by Stampin' Up


Sometimes less is more... 
Quite recently I've been concentrating on simple cards that only need a few supplies.

It is so easy to create detailed cards with tons of embellishment, ink and other bits and bobs. However, it is just as easy to create a gorgeous card with just a few items.

'You Octopi my thoughts' greetings card made with Emerald Envy ink and the Message in a Bottle stamp set from Stampin' Up

Today's card is a fine example of how you can create a professional looking card with only a few Stampin' Supplies. Detailed and elaborate cards are lovely, but they often cost a lot of money to create and are time consuming.

Today's card is made with Whisper White Cardstock, some Basic Black and Emerald Envy Ink and one stamp set - Message in a Bottle.
The images comprising the Message in a Bottle stamp set by Stampin' Up! including a ship, mermaid, octopus and more.

It was then put together with some Snail Adhesive.

Isn't it gorgeous? Tomorrow I will be showcasing a stepped-up version of this card, but still only with simple stamping.

Back tomorrow, thanks for stopping by,
Signature of UK Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Lauren Huntley who runs crafting website Crafty Hippy

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