I absolutely love the new Gina K Designs Million Little Things duo set.
I bought this particular set as I knew I’d get a lot of use from it – I’ve already made several cards to donate to the local oncology ward, including the one seen above.
This was a very simple card.
I started with an M-bossilities embossing folder. I bought this one just a few weeks ago, and it’s only the second time I’ve used it, I think. It is one of those reversible folders, which I find to be fantastic value. This one is called “Whimsical Flora”. (If you’re using a Cuttlebug, you only need the A & C Plates, otherwise you’ll crack the EF. Sorry, I don’t know what plates to use in other machines.)
I covered the base in Distress Ink to give it some colour. In this case I decided to de-boss rather than emboss.
Then I stamped the greeting in black, and added the image in the Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. I cut out the greeting tag, then rounded the corners.
Next I sponged around the edges. When I added the tag to the embossed base, it blended in too much with the background and was barely visible, so I added another die underneath. (I’ve had it for ages – I looked, but don’t have the original packaging to tell you which one it is. I “think” it’s a Cheery Lynn die.)
Still didn’t like it, so sponged the edges of that die with gold ink.
That was much better, but it still needed more. So I cut out a Spellbinders Tag die – from Fancy Tags Two – but it was too short for the greeting tag I’d made. So I cut it in half, as most of it was going to be hidden anyway. Then I sponged around the ends of it as well, and taped it to the back of the greeting.
Once I was happy with all that, I put it together and added it to the embossed base, then added the whole lot to the cardbase.
That’s it – all done. This card will be making its way to the oncology ward very soon!
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Love all the soft blue colors. Soothing, and such a great sentiment. Seems perfect for the Oncology Ward, doesn’t it? Really a wonderful thing to say to someone! Well done, Cheryl!Thanks for sharing!
Cheryl…so glad you joined us this week with our challenge over at JUGS! Great job with our sketch…love that sentiment too!