Yes, the Summer Mini and Sale-a-Bration catalogues are drawing to a close on 31 March so you need to get in quick before the deadline if anything has taken your fancy. I have made a couple of cards using supplies from both, but have also coordinated them with a couple of sneak peaks at the upcoming Winter Mini catalogue which starts on 1 April. So all is not lost!
This big red round thingy-ma-jig is called the Medallion stamp and it would have to be the biggest stamp I've ever seen! It's great for both backgrounds and focal points and all sorts of occasions.
Stamps: Medallion (Winter Mini), Vintage Labels (Sale-A-Bration)
Cardstock: Kraft, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Basic Black
Accessories: 3/4" Real Red Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon (Summer Mini), Crimper, Scallop Circle Punch
This big shape is called the "Top Note" and I cut it out in about 5 seconds using my new Big Shot die-cutting machine. I created a quilt effect by punching out squares of designer paper, gluing them onto a piece of cardstock, then putting it through the Big Shot. I've seen lots of these cards made on Splitcoast Stampers and had been "dieing" (excuse the pun!) to make one. I have to say that my photos don't do it justice because in real life, it's quite stunning! I WILL be making more of these.Stamps: Whimsical Words (Sale-A-Bration)
Cardstock: Basic Black, Kraft, Patterns Pack II Designer Series Paper
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot (Winter Mini), Top Note Die (Winter Mini), 1 1/4" Square Punch, Small Tag Punch, Tag Punch, White Ribbon, Hemp Twine