Life is simple.

Hi everyone! A very Happy Sunday to you – here’s to the beginning of a great week! Today marks the 21st anniversary of the multiple terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in the United States. After all these years, my heart still aches for the families and friends of all those who lost their lives that day. Please take a moment to remember them. Now on to something happy! I’m stoked to be back on the Eyelet Outlet blog today as a guest designer with a fun inspiration project! When I stepped down from the regular team this past May, I agreed to pop in from time to time as a guest designer, either filling in for regular DT members or creating new release samples. Janet is out of town for a couple weeks so you’re seeing me today and will see me again next Sunday! ;) I created a mini slimline retirement card using our Village by the Sea Washi Tape, Wide Wood Washi Tape, Wide Sky Washi Tape and Sun & Cloud Brads! I love creating little scenes on my cards and it was fun watching this one come to life!

I cut a 3-1/2″ x 6″ mini slimline card base from 110# Solar White cardstock along with a layering panel from 80# Solar White cardstock which I covered with Wide Sky Washi Tape and Village by the Sea Washi Tape (trimmed along the tops of the buildings). I added a plank created from a narrow strip of 110# Solar White cardstock covered with Wide Wood Washi Tape, and added Sun and Cloud Brads. I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired By Stamping Seaside Sentiments stamp set in StazOn Jet Black ink along with some birds from the Inspired By Stamping Seaside stamp set in black ink.

I cut the inside panel from 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished it with a strip of CutCardStock Royal Sundance Kraft Fiber cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from the Ranger Letter It Wedding stamp set in Catherine Pooler Sand Castle ink.

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #202209 – Anything Goes w/optional Leaves (no twist)
2. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #9-2022 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge: September #9 – Anything Goes
4. Crafty Catz: #605 – Anything Goes w/optional Use a Stencil (no twist)
5. Paperbabe Stamps: #176 – Anything Goes
6. Through The Craft Room Door: August 30th Anything Goes

Eyelet Outlet products used:
Village by the Sea Washi Tape
Wide Wood Washi Tape
Wide Sky Washi Tape
Sun & Cloud Brads

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Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Royal Sundance Kraft Fiber cardstock
Stamps: Inspired By Stamping Seaside and Seaside Sentiment stamp sets, Ranger Letter It Wedding stamp set
Ink: StazOn Jet Black ink, Catherine Pooler Sand Castle ink
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Eyelet Outlet! Their products are so much fun! Be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Eyelet Outlet Facebook Page to keep up with news and sales, and while you’re at it, join the Eyelet Outlet Fans Facebook group for lots of creative inspiration! 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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