Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Simply Stamps Day

I needed a project, and since my Simply Stamps stamp came to mind, I decided to share it with you today. :)

My sister has officially retired.  THAT is crazy [where did all those years go?] - Anyway, I flew up to Seattle last week to surprise her at her work retirement party. [Yep, she was totally surprised :)]  Because of the day, I was able to spend the week end with her too.  It was very fun.

Knowing that she would need thank you cards,  I made her a set.  Here is the finished project:

Again, very basic, but sometimes that is all you need~

I started by folding my card bases, cutting my designer paper to size, and cutting strips.

I adhered the papers to the base, along with the strip, and using my MISTI, I stamped all the cards with the Thank You stamp from Simply Stamps.




The advantage of this stamp, is the stamp image peels off easily to be able to use it in my MISTI.


10 minutes later, my card project was completed and ready for my trip.

I do enjoy making projects like this.  Do you ever make sets of cards for gifts?


Thanks for stopping by~

10 comments:

Aileen Ryan said...

Neat set of cards Vicki and a great way to use up that pattern paper we keep buying then never using. Glad to hear you got to catch up eith your sister, always wonderful to see family.

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

What a thoughtful gift Vicki! They are so pretty! I always envy your fabulous bows . . . I don't even attempt them any more! LOL Have a wonderful day! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
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Olga Jewell said...

Absolutely Beautiful!

Cheri said...

Super awesome idea for your sister! Great cards...so CAS.

~amy~ said...

yay! I bet she was surprised. Awesome card set.
Hope you had fun last weekend!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your sister will love these and I am sure they will be much appreciated. I just love the simplicity of the design too! I find that to be so beautiful!

Petra Swart said...

Oh, I love making card sets for gifts, Vicki!!!! ...and I love this set you have made for your sister - beautifully CAS and perfect to make when you don't have a lot of time for too much detail!!!! I can just imagine how surprised your sister was to see you and how much fun the two of you had over the weekend!!!! Sisters are the best, hey!!!! And she must have been so pleased with your useful little gift!!!! This is a great idea to use pretty patterned papers that you don't want to hide under embellies!!!! Lovely!!!!!
Have a great day!!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Very cool cards!

Lisa Elton said...

Oh how fun! Glad your got to spend time with your sister!! Cute cards, bet she loved them!

Sheila H said...

What a great surprise for your sister! I love your gift set. I occasionally make card sets for gifts.

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