Thank You Card


Another card to share today, this time a thank you card.

I love this background stamp from Hero Arts and decided to spice it up a little bit by heat embossing with a glittery gold!

To tone down the shiny I used shades of red for the sentiment. The “Thank You” sentiment is stamped in red ink, then heat embossed with clear embossing powder. I left heat on the embossing powder longer than normal to give the finish a matte look instead of the shiny finish you typically get from heat embossing. This matte finish on the red cardstock makes a nice juxtaposition against the glittery background.

This was a nice, simple project for a card in a hurry. I will definitely be using this great background stamp again!


Colorful Bubble Glitter Embossed Thank You Card


I have always loved stamping and making cards. Recently, I’ve become really interested in learning new card making methods, and wanted to share my first thank you card!

I recently had a birthday and wanted to thank my sister for the awesome gift she sent me. This is what I came up with!

I love using darker paper and a metallic or white gel pen to write my message inside.

Because I’m still feeling summery, with fall coming on strong, I wanted to keep this card colorful and bright. I used an embossing powder that was a black base with rainbow glitter to heat emboss the thank you’s. The glitter was a fun effect. I chose the red, green and blue bubble background paper to match the colors of the glitter in the embossing powder. I’m excited to create and share more cards in the future, and would really love to know what your favorite card making tips, tricks and methods are!