Another post from me today!
I think one of my resolutions for the New Year will be to ink up and use all the stamps I own. Yeah, right. That's so not going to happen, but I'm going to TRY. That might mean I have to ink up a new stamp every week, so that takes care of 52 stamps...so then I would need say, an extra 10 years or so to keep up with my new year's resolution. Not to mention, that would mean I couldn't buy any new stamps. Fat chance.
Anywho, a girl can dream.
BUT, I have managed to use my unused Lili of the Valley image called Sailing Boat. I just love his little guy. Love the way he's holding is boat. This little guy was colored with Distress Reinkers with Small Koi Water Brush.
Oh, and I got so excited that I was able to use my October Afternoon Seaside Paper Pad. I haven't touched this pad at all, but just look at how PERFECT it matches the image!! Isn't that cool? Okay, maybe it's a little too matchy-matchy, but I couldn't help myself. I even decorated the inside of the card, something I rarely do, but will definitely try to do more often next year. It just finishes the card off so nicely.
The sentiment is from the Whimsy Stamps Circle Postmarks. I forgot how much I actually really liked this sentiment set. I guess there must have been a reason why I designed them this way, lol.
I used some new stuff that I treated myself to which are the ivory twill and the baker's twine. I was kicking myself for not using my netting ribbon, which would have gone perfectly with this card. I did manage to use some more Viva Decor Pearl Pens (no surprise). I used the Light Blue Pearl Pen on top of the brass brads and the Copper Pearl Pen on the bottom left corner.
Whimsy Stamps Circle Postmarks
Medium: Distress Reinkers with Small Koi Water Brush
Paper: October Afternoon Seaside 8x8 Paper Pad
Accessories: twill, baker's twine, brads, Viva Decor Light Blue Pearl Pen, Viva Decor Copper Pearl Pen
Tools: Tonic 12x12 Guillotine Paper Cutter, ATG adhesive gun