Saturday, July 15

You can never say thanks enough... I always have a good supply of thank you cards at the ready.

I really wanted to make this card to show people that you don't have to spend a lot to make a card.
The cream card stock for the base card and main image was not that expensive at Michael's in a package for $2.00 when on sale.
The Stamp set is My Favorite Things "You Gnome Me" and I will admit I spent full price for that but I believe that buying a good "set", that you can use many ways e.g. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Christmas, is worth the money.
I stamped the images with StazOn jet black ink, this is my go to ink and I bought the original pad with a coupon, then the re-inkers as they come on sale online.
The colored pencils are Crayola from Target and Artist's Loft from Michael's which cost me no more that $6.00 a set of about 60.
The green car stock is a scrap, save them as much as you can for little projects like this.
The other expense was purchasing a good tape runner, but again I used a coupon and buy all my tape replacements with coupons.

Don't get me wrong I have a packet, or as my husband says his Corvette, invested in this hobby.
But it could be so much worse if I didn't shop the sales and use my coupons!


Chantal said...

What a sweet and lovely card!

Karren said...

Adorable card! I have and love this set and you've reminded me to get it out and use it! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Heather said...

Very pretty. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week.

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