Friday, November 29, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving hand-stamped card

Being Thankful for the simple things is  a great way to appreciate life.  This sweet and simple card is a quick way to say you care when you celebrate Thanksgiving!  This Rock n Roll Technique has a video how-to included!  I'm thankful that you are here today!  Happy Thanksgiving!!
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A simple card doesn't subtract from the loveliness and care.  For this card you will need:
Very Vanilla card stock (#101650)
Crumb Cake card stock (#120953)
Crumb Cake ink (#126975)
Tangerine Tango ink (#126946)
Tags 4 You BUNDLE stamp set & coordinating punch while saving 15%!! (#133294)
Early Espresso Baker's Twine (#123124)
Stampin' Dimensional Adhesive (#104430)
Simple cards do not mean boring it means clean, elegant and fast... like a super hero - coming in to save the day!!  Making this sweet 3" card is a small  way to say so much!  Stamping this 'Happy Thanksgiving' sentiment in Tangerine Tango ink.  Roll the edges in the Crumb Cake ink.  This will create an ombre / variegated image. 
See this video below to create a cute Rock n Roll technique.
Simply use the coordinating punch to pop the image out. 
Tie it all together!  Take the Early Espresso Baker's Twine and tie the card with a simple bow.  Use the Stampin' Dimensional Adhesive to raise the variegated image above the ribbon. 
I'm so thankful that you came by today!  Please bring your friends and family along to play... I try to post every day!
This card is Quick, Pretty, Clean, Simple... do not undervalue the power of this sweet little card to say how much you care!  Sending a hand-stamped card is a treat no matter how simple or advanced a card can be!  I hope that you don't hold yourself back from doing just that... send cheer all year!

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Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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