Saturday, November 5, 2011

Spectrum Samples Cards

I made this set of cards using card stock strips that were created to show the colors for the Spectrum/Kaleidacolor Ink Pads Stampin' Up! sold years ago. No sense in keeping those samples, so I repurposed them into cards to donate to Operaton Write Home.

I peeled the strips off of the card stock sheet they were attached to then glued them onto cards I made to fit envelopes in my stash. The envelopes came from a yard sale. Every once in a while I find a useful bargain at a yard sale, but due to the high gas prices and no need for anything I rarely go to sales anymore. I paid $1.00 for the envelopes and small pieces of white lightweight paper (stationery set) that were originally bought from Hallmark. The paper will be used on the inside of some of the cards.

They measure 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" because the envelopes are smaller than a normal A2/invitation size envelope.
I've kept them blank so they could be used for whatever the serviceman or woman would like.

My favorite ! I just love this cute smiling jellyfish 
from the Fishy Friends stamp set

Upsy Daisy stamp image
colored with markers from Stampin' Up! directly to the rubber before stamping

Just Believe stamp image
stamped with Crumb Cake ink

Unforgettable stamp set images, masked
and water colored

The images above and below are from the 
Tags and More stamp set.

colored with metallic Sharpie markers

Thanks for looking =) 

1 comment:

  1. What a great way to use these! I love it when I can find a crafty and fun way to use my scraps and other found goodies! Thanks for all of the wonderful comments on my blog! Made my day!!!


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