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Saturday, January 16, 2016

HA thank you Ombre Hearts Stars Stencil Card

Added a lot of detail to front & inside of this Thank You card.
Used a new Hero Arts stamp that HA gave me with the Jan Mth Kit I ordered.

Supplies List

adhesive:Scotch ATG
brad: mini red star 
Die-Namics: die - Tag Stax - used to cut burlap tag on inside of card
Hero Arts:  ink - Ombre Pool to Navy  
   stamp - thank you - on front of card, CL582 - sentiment on inside card
paper: scrap piece of blue/cream stripes scrpabook   cardstock - red, white, blue
Simon Says Stamp: die - Bundle of Stitched Shapes - stars - on inside of card
stamp: Stampabilities I Heart USA
Stampin' Up: embossing - Textured Imp Adorning Accents - hearts   tool - stamp-a-ma-jig
Tim Holtz: Dabber - Acrylic Paint Snow Cap 
   Distress Ink - barn door, faded jeans  Stencil - Stars
tools: MIST
washi tape: blue w/ white stars, red/white stripes

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1/16  Sweet Stamps Dec/Jan Anything But a Card  UE  12/20   
   Tag on inside of card, stamped I Heart USA on paper attached to Tag

1/17  Faith Hope Love Fun Cuts "H" is for "Heart"  UE 1/11
1/17  Simon Says Stamp Mon: Stencil It  5E(#5)  1/11

1/19  Simon Says Stamp Wed Ombre  5E(#3)  1/13 

1/20  CRAFT Ch346 Not a Card  5E(#2)  1/14   Tag on inside of card
1/20  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #209 Heart to Heart   UE  1/14

1/21  PDE Linky Party Ch106 Anything Goes  UE 1/15

1/22  HIMCR #234 Embossing  3E(#1)  1/16

1/27  DLART Thankful Thurs Ch172 "Penguin or Black Yellow & White" or TY  no stack  3E(#3)  1/14
   Thank You

1/28  Dies R Us Ch141 Stitching (Real or Faux)  3E(#1)  1/15

1/30  Sweet Stamps Jan Anything Goes  UE  1/3

1/31  Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog Jan 2016 Anything Goes Ch  UE 1/1
1/31  DLART Jan 2016 Linky  no stack  1Eperday  1/1

2/2  Stamping Sensations Jan Ch Anything goes w/ a die/s  3E(#2)  1/3

2/7  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Jan Ch Hearts   UE 1/11

2/13  Crop Stop Linky Party #12 Anything Goes  cropstopstoreitem  5E(#5)  1/13 
   cropstopstoreitem - Tim Holtz Distress Ink 


  1. This would make an awesome thank you card for someone in the military. I like the detail you added inside. Thank you for joining this week's challenge at DRS Designs.

  2. Beautiful thank you card, I really like the shine and embossing you used.Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    DL.ART DT Member

  3. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at PDE Linky Party.

    Sue - PDE Linky Party DT

  4. Such a fun card, and I love the texture on your stars tag. Thank you so much for playing with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week :)

  5. Love your starry red, white, and blue card, Melissa - Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  6. Hi Melissa! Great to see that you are having fun with YNS Challenge #30. Unfortunately the rules for the color challenge are to use 3 of the colors plus neutrals. As your card has red in it too it will not be eligible for the challenge.

  7. Love the CAS look and the added texture with the embossing. Thanks for joining us at

    Kim - SSDT

  8. Love the heart embossing! Sweet card. Thanks for sharing it with us in the DRS Designs Challenge! Hugz

  9. Great card with lots of interest, like the burlap tag and the stars

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month


  10. Great card, Melissa! Very creative & patriotic! Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party!

    Diana ♥
    Leelee Card Designs
    PDE Linky Party Design Team

  11. Lovin the burlap tag on the inside!

  12. wow---love that! Great job, and thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog!

  13. What a lovely Thank you card & Thank you so much for joining us over at The Artistic Stamper and good luck for the Challenge. x