I had the privilege of traveling to Salt Lake City in April to attend a Stampin'Up! "On Stage" event, their semi-annual convention. It's always a great time of new product reveals, demonstrations, inspiration and fun. In addition, we usually get some free stuff, including stamps! One of the sets I received was called "Marquee Messages". The old-fashioned multi light bulb sign design is really popular right now and boy is there alot you can do with this. I already featured this card on an older post and here is a newer version we recently did in a class.
The card is first stamped with the Hardwood background stamp and then cut with one of the Lots of Labels framelits on the bottom edge to create a sandwich board type effect. While you can't see it, I also stamped the back of the card in the same manner. The stamp set isn't just for birthdays and includes many variations to celebrate someone special for a special occasion. Here's the inside:
Hopefully you notice the new punch! It's a badge shape and there are some great stamps to coordinate with this, all sold as a bundle. I think this makes a great birthday card idea, but can you also imagine the possibilities with a baby announcement or graduation announcement? Wouldn't that be fun!
Well, I'm back to the drawing board and creating some more rubber stamping goodness today! Have a great day and take some time to savor the summer ;)