- Stamps: Stampin' Up! "Word by Word"
- Inks: Archival "Jet Black"; Distress Ink "Candied Apple"; Distress Marker "Black Soot"
- Embellishments: die-cut freebies from the Funky Junky Boutique
- Papers: Paper Studio value Pack noe=tecards "white"
The mini-challenge for the More Than Words design team this month is to use the word "Love" in a card, tag or ATC. Since I am making cards this year instead of ATCs, I was looking for something in a background stamp that was appropriate for their challenge. When I came across (previously unused) Stamping' Up! "Word by Word", it was perfect. I differentially inked the stamp using Archival "Jet Black" on the majority of the words and Distress "Candied Apple" on the word "Love". As usual, I had the same issues I always have with wood-mounted background stamps: incomplete images, so I filled them in with a "Black Soot" Distress Marker. I then searched my ephemera and "'cover" stashes and found these four die-cut red hearts (freebies from a recent the Funky Junky Boutique order) which I thought went perfectly with the card:
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Born in New Jersey, I grew up in Southeastern Ohio. Attended university at Bowling Green State University (B.Sci in biological science, 1964), University of Southern California (M. Sci in biological science, 1967) and University of Florida (Ph. D in zoology, 1971).
honored to be asked to be guest designer for Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, September 2017