CI26: Vertical Greetings meets Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes

Published by under cards | Jan 24 2018

Hi friends,

It’s great to be back crafting again after two weeks at the beach. We had an amazing time together as a family, enjoying the sun and surf. The kids are growing up so quickly so I’m savouring every ‘family time’ moment we get these days. My oldest is starting his final year at school! Wow.

The trip ended a little suddenly with an unscheduled trip to the ER thanks to my dodgy gall bladder, but that seems to be the way we roll at the moment. I’m having it out in a couple of weeks, so there should be plenty of crafting time in my future.

The recuperation time this week meant I could play along with the latest Colour INKspiration Challenge! Yay. The colours are soooo beautiful – some of my favourites.

But I’ll be honest, I’ve never used them together.

Check out our inspiration image:

Vertical Greetings meets Narrow Note Cards

I decided to pair Vertical Greetings with the Whisper White Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes (new in the latest Occasions catalogue). Wow. These two items are a match made in heaven!

[Hot tip: If you already have the Vertical Greetings stamp set, then order these new note cards & envelopes pronto! You’ll fall in love with the stamp set all over again]

I trimmed 1 cm off the card front, which created the perfect window for the sentiment which was stamped on the inside of the card.

As per the challenge, colours used were Sahara Sand, Emerald Envy, Bermuda Bay and Tranquil Tide.

‘Lots to Love’ Box

The Narrow Note cards fit inside the new Lots to Love Box framelits (on page 19 of the Occasions catalogue, or you can check it out in my online store here).

I couldn’t resist making a matching box.

The front panel is Sahara Sand cardstock and the rear panel is Tranquil Tide. I introduced Bermuda Bay in the ribbon and trim edging, with a touch of Emerald Envy in the stamping.

Join the Colour INKspiration Challenge

Will you join in the challenge? You have 3 whole weeks to play along before the next colour challenge is issued. Just join our Facebook group (Colour INKspiration Challenges) for all the details and to share your creation.

But before you go, continue around the blog hop with the Colour Inkspiration Crew. Up next is Liz from Lillybet’s Papers.

Next blog on the Colour INKspiration blog hop

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

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12 responses so far

12 Responses to “CI26: Vertical Greetings meets Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes”

  1. Rachelon 24 Jan 2018 at 11:07 pm

    Those notecards and the stamps were made for each other, lovely set you’ve made Simone.

  2. Simoneon 25 Jan 2018 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks so much Rachel.

  3. Nikki Spenceron 25 Jan 2018 at 10:00 pm

    How perfect is this set for the notecards! This is such a lovely little gift set Simone. Xx

  4. Simoneon 25 Jan 2018 at 10:03 pm

    Thanks Nikki xxx

  5. Mel Paganoon 26 Jan 2018 at 9:43 pm

    Wow – how perfect for those notecards and the colours in this challenge. Beautiful as always Simone!

  6. Simoneon 27 Jan 2018 at 10:20 am

    Thanks Mel xx

  7. Lou Kitzelmanon 27 Jan 2018 at 2:35 pm

    The perfect pairing. So simple but oh so effective! Hope you recover quickly from your op. X

  8. Simoneon 27 Jan 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Thanks so much Lou xxx

  9. Julia Quinnon 29 Jan 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Thank you so much for showing off the note cards!! I love the clean and simple design you’ve created – just brilliant. I’m always inspired by you Simone, Thankyou.

  10. Denita Wright-Smeeon 30 Jan 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Loving your beautiful creations, Simone. I seriously need the Narrow notecards & envelopes now. D x

  11. Rebecca Son 13 Feb 2018 at 4:25 pm

    Oh I love the idea of trimming the card and putting the sentiment on the inside! Good luck with your op!

  12. Kelly Kenton 14 Feb 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Oooo – so clever Simone. I love this stamp set and it’s perfect for the notecards! Kelly x

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