Wednesday, September 30, 2015

IBS Release Week Day Three - Festive Greetings

Happy Wednesday!

Welcome to Day Three of Release Week at Inspired by Stamping! Today's stamp set is Festive Greetings. This is a 19-piece stamp set that includes Christmas sentiments and images.

Let's get right to my card:


I had so much fun stamping the Christmas light bulbs. They 'take me back' to when I was a kid and we decorated the front of the house with the large light bulb strands. Do they even exist any more? OK, enough reminiscing. 

I stamped the bulbs, from the Festive Greetings stamp set, and die-cut them with the smallest of the Fancy Label Dies 2. The matting layers were cut with the second smallest die. The sentiment was die-cut with the banner die from Fancy Label Dies 3. After assembling the card, I thought the sentiment should of been stamped in black rather than red. What do you think?

Here is the inside:


I kept it simple by stamping the light stand and one bulb. The Festive Greetings stamp set includes two options for the bulb-a single outline image that can be colored and a solid bulb plus a separate socket.

Now it is time for you to celebrate Release Week and visit the Inspired by Stamping Blog. Each day this week a new stamp set will be revealed. What is Release Week without Blog Candy?!?!? Joanna is generously giving away a $25 gift certificate to the Inspired by Stamping On-Line Store each day, Monday through Thursday, and a $50 gift certificate on Friday! You may comment on the Inspired by Stamping Blog and/or any of the Designers' Blogs to be eligible. Each winner will be announced the following day on the Winner's Page.

The entire September Release will be available for purchase in the Inspired by Stamping On-Line Store on Friday. You will definitely want to add the fun Festive Greetings stamp set to your shopping cart!

Thanks for stopping by!











14 comments:

frommycraftroom said...

Great card. Fab layout showing the baubles.

Brittney Lee said...

Love the bright colours!!

Jean said...

Such fun!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fun use of the lights. I too have that memory of hanging lights! Are we dating ourselves? ;)

S. Thomas said...

What a cute card and fantastic design—bravo, Lisa!

Verna Angerhofer said...

A very pretty card. And, love the stamp set too.

Denise Bryant said...

Very fun card! I love the bulbs and the pretty sentiment! Great holiday colors too!

Diana said...

What a fun an lovely card. Like the colors you used.
Happy crafting to you
Diana

Craftyfield said...

Nice and clean card, love this curly flourish stamp.

Karli said...

Wonderful card Lisa. The colors POP! I'm sure my mom still has those lights... She keeps everything even her clothes from the 70s... Lol. Have a great day

Marie-Louise said...

This is marvellous Lisa. Hope you are well.

cghundley said...

How delightful your
card is! Lovely work.
Carla from Utah

Marisa Job said...

What a pretty card!! Love the colors!!

Lisa said...

What a beautiful card!! I love the colors and the sentiment!! Love it!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
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