Hello again, my friends! How’s the weather where you are? It has turned out to be a little chilly here today but I LOVE it – I’m so ready for cooler weather! I’ve popped back on this afternoon to share another website sample I created for Prickley Pear Stamps using the super cute Emma Numbers and Emma Lowercase Alphabet Letters clear stamp sets. OMGoodness, the possibilities with these stamps are endless!

I created this card in a timeless classic color combo of black and white with just a pop of color here and there. There are three sizes of numbers in the Emma Numbers stamp set, and I used all three sizes to create the background. I colored the open areas with my drying-up fine point Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens and added a touch of Clear Star shimmer. Using the Emma Lowercase Alphabet Letters stamp set, I created the sentiment element using a couple circle punches and a scalloped circle die. The finishing touch was the addition of a few small iridescent gemstones.

I embellished the inside panel with a narrow panel of stamped and colored numbers, a thin strip of black cardstock and a die cut sentiment, and layered the panel on black cardstock.

And another look… totally loving how this turned out! I did re-do the sentiment element because the original rectangular one I made just didn’t look right. The circular one made all the difference in the world! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Creative Inspirations: October Anything Goes
2. Let’s Craft and Create: #164 – Anything Goes w/ optional Paper Strips Instead of Ribbon (no twist)
3. Paperbabe Stamps: #130 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, American Crafts Black cardstock
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Emma Numbers and Emma Lowercase Alphabet Letters clear stamp sets
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens- Middle Purple Pink, Magenta, Orange Glaze, May Green and Indianthrene Blue; Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up 2″ and 1-3/4″ circle punches, Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Circles Small die, Tim Holtz Celebration Words: Script die
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Darice iridescent gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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