Life can be Prickly

Hey everybody! Happy Hump Day – I hope you’re having a great week! I’m up on the Prickley Pear Stamps blog this morning with an inspiration project featuring some of the stamps and dies in the new Southwestern Collection that was just released last month! I created a pretty get well card featuring the Prickly Pear Cactus stamps and dies which I paired with some pretty patterned paper in my stash.

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from CutCardStock Basis Natural cardstock along with layering panels and strips from coordinating patterned papers in the Keep It Simple Ruby 12×12 Collection Pack. I stamped the images from the Prickly Pear Cactus stamps in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Basis Natural cardstock, colored them with alcohol markers and ultra fine point markers, and cut them with the coordinating Prickly Pear Cactus dies. I stamped the sentiment in the lower left corner and added a red enamel heart to the flower pot. I adhered a few gemstones from the Trinity Stamps Andradite Sparkle Embellishment Mix which completed the card.

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge: January 2023 Anything Goes
2. World Wide Open Design Team Challenge: #1 – January Anything Goes

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Prickley Pear Stamps products used:
Prickly Pear Cactus stamp set
Prickly Pear Cactus die set

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: CutCardStock Basis 110# Natural cardstock, Keep It Simple Ruby 12×12 Collection Pack
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Arteza alcohol markers- YG43, R35; Sharpie Ultra Fine Point markers- Pink and Lime Green
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, MISTI stamp tool, Big Shot, Tombow Mono Permanent Adhesive, Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive, Eyelet Outlet Enamel Hearts, Trinity Stamps Andradite Sparkle Embellishment Mix, Trinity Pick Up Stick

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! Save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps by using 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 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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