Encouragement card

This is a card that is quite different from the cards I usually do but the stamp set came in the last kit from Simon Says Stamp kit and I love it. Its a perfect time to send an encouragement card as so many of us are feeling the stress of what is going on in the world right now.

Here is the card:

This stamp set came in the last Simon Says Stamp kit. It isn’t something I would normally choose, but I love it. Thats the nice thing about kits, you sometimes get something you wouldn’t normally look for and it can expand your style.

This was a fairly simple card. I stamped the image and then colored it with alcohol markers. I cut the layers with Waffle Flowers A2 layer die set and framed them with black cardstock. I used some of the Whimsy stamp rainbow papers that were in the kit to add some color to the card.

For the sentiment I chose one from the stamp set that reads “After the storm comes the rainbow”. I stamped it on some black cardstock with versafine ink and used some of Simon Says Stamp fine detail white embossing powder and dried it with my heat gun.

I really like how it turned out.

Here are some of the supplies I used on this card:

Follow the rainbows stamp set: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Clear-Stamps-FOLLOW-THE-RAINBOWS-sss102110–sss102110

Fine detail white embossing powder: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/search?currency=USD&q=fine+white+embossing+powder

Whimsy stamps rainbow paper pad: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Whimsy-Stamps-RAINBOW-6-x-6-Paper-Pads-WSDP08-wsdp08

Neenah Classic Crest solar white 80lb cardstock: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Neenah-Classic-Crest-80-LB-SMOOTH-SOLAR-WHITE-Paper-Pack-25-Sheets-33264?currency=USD

Waffle Flower A2 die set: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Waffle-Flower-A2-LAYERS-Dies-310282-310282wf

Versamark emboss pad: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Versamark-WATERMARK-Rubber-Stamp-Emboss-Chalk-Resist-INK-PAD-VM-001-10213?currency=USD

My shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/jasmineblossomcrafts

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