Vera Stamps

A Rubber Stamping Blog

Vera Stamps header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'clean & simple'

Golden Anniversary

July 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

My aunt and uncle are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month, so I thought a card with lots of hearts (including a big golden one) would be appropriate! I was inspired by the embossed die-cuts Jennifer McGuire showed us on Week 3 Day 2 of Summer Card Camp 2, and I also used one […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clean & simple

Mini Windows

July 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments

This was a neat technique on Day 5 of Summer Card Camp 2, taught by Cristina Kowalczyk. I stamped the sentiment first and filled in the rest of the panel by stamping the image from the Pretty Patterns set multiple times. I marked the squares I wanted to cut out with a little red X […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clean & simple

OCC Pre-Class Challenge 2

July 5th, 2013 · 3 Comments

This was a warm-up (sketch) challenge for the Summer Card Camp 2 online card class, which is starting on Monday. I didn’t take the class two years ago, but I have taken some of their other classes and they have all been phenomenal. I am so looking forward to more stamping time in July! Thanks […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clean & simple

Melanie’s Ombre Technique

June 29th, 2013 · 4 Comments

After frustrating the participants of the last shoebox swap I attended with a card that took a while to put together, I created a very quick and easy one for the swap we’re having today. It all started when I first saw Melanie Muenchinger’s ombre technique. And then this week’s sketch challenge on SCS provided […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clean & simple

Mother Teresa Quote

June 27th, 2013 · No Comments

My last card for this month’s Viva la Verve! sketch challenges was built around this amazing quote by Mother Teresa: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Week 4 called for a clean and simple card, and I decided to highlight a long sentiment in the oval […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clean & simple