Posted by: Michelle | August 27, 2009

An Old Stamp, A New Life

Do you have any stamps in your stash that you just love but have never used? Months ago, my dear friend Laura loaned me a basket of stamps and while I have used many of them, there was one that I loved but just never quite found the right card for them. Well, this morning, I found the perfect use for it.

One of the first things I did this morning when I got up was check the Cute Card Thursday blog. This week’s challenge is New Beginnings. That works with this particular stamp.

The other day, I saw the sketch over at Papertake Weekly challenge (sketch #22) and printed it out. I wasn’t sure what I was going to use it for, but I knew that I wanted to use it for something.

Here is what I came up with:

new-babySince the sketch had a spot for a larger image, I thought it would be perfect for this one. The papers are some that I bought while I was in Hawaii. I just loved the negative/positive aspect of the prints. The ribbons and button were from my stash.

So, what do you think?

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Responses

  1. Beautiful card, love the elegant image.
    luv
    Debby

  2. No wonder you loved this stamp – so do I!! Thanks for joining in with us on Cute Card Thursday. Lol Lynn ā™„

  3. Beautiful image and papers. Love the colour combo.

    Glenda

  4. what a beautiful image, and love those papers you found in Hawaii.
    hugs, annie x

  5. great Card, I love the image! Hugs and happy day… Silke

  6. This is beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us on CCT šŸ™‚
    Hugs x

  7. This is fabulous chick. You did a great job with the sketch and the colours and that image are just gorgeous šŸ™‚ Thank you for joining us at PTW – hugs, Dawny xxxx

  8. I love it! The image is perfect for this week CCT challenge too! Love that design paper, I think I have a few sheets of that too! šŸ˜€
    Amy Leggate


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