Gina carries the new Cosmo Cricket Jolly by Golly DP pack, and although it has lots of funky modern holiday prints, it also includes more traditional ones like this sheet music paper! It was perfect for the bells. I stamped "hallelujah!" from the set in Memento Tuxedo Black on the line in the print that looked it was just waiting for a greeting LOL! and popped up my cut bells. I tore across the top and bottom of the sheet (to give it a pop of white, some texture and look like it wasfrom the middle of a page of music) and mounted it on two new Gina K colors coming out this month: Pure Luxury Cranberry Tart and Good as Gold, you will love these new colors!!! This is the first card I made when the sets came, and when I finished it I was ready for Christmas and humming carols!! :) My favorite card I made with her set though includes another set in our release you have not yet seen, so you will have to come to the release party Thursday for that one! ;) (yeah, I'm a big tease!)
Our next two new sets are from our newest illustrator at Gina K Designs: Tami Mayberry! She really delivered with these special postage theme sets: "Special Delivery" and "Special Delivery Add On"! The main set has some postage outlines with images and words to put inside, the add on set has a large block of 6 stamps together and some journalling lines. I decided to use both on this one sample. I used the large block of 6 and then stamped the outline and ornaments into each frame. Next I cut out the inside of one of the rectangles from some scratch paper and placed it over each framed up image so I could sponge in a yellow or green background. The set also includes numbers to create your own postage rate! I cut them out and then colored in the ornaments and the spaces in between the stamps with a Cardinal Copic to match my background as if it's showing through, this is the new Cranberry Tart again. I also used it for my base. For my mats I used Kraft and the new Pure Luxury Fresh Asparagus, also debuting this month. I Cuttlebugged it with the Argyle Folder and rubbed some Cream White on it to make the pattern pop. The saddle stitched ribbon and buttons you see are "sneak" sneak peeks of this month's new StampTV kit (reveal coming soon!), aren't they beautiful? Last I stamped the "Happy Holidays" postmark down the side, this is juts one of many greetings included in the set to fit your occasion.
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Then, check in with the Illustrators of our two stamp sets featured tonight:
Theresa Momber: A Very Merry Christmas
Tami Mayberry: Special Delivery and Special Delivery Add-on
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