My fabulous scrappin' friend, Susan, found an awesome place to have a crop retreat, so I needed to send her my share of the deposit. Of course, that meant making her a thank you card. I was inspired by Heart 2 Heart's challenge to use retired materials. That would be just about everything on this card including the ink. Only the Colonial White cardstock and Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge are still available, although the Art Philosophy cartridge is scheduled to be retired this Sunday. The paper is Florentine (not to be confused with Florence) which I sponged with Desert Sand. Oops! Desert Sand is still available, too. I have had the material that I used to make the wreath for so long that I cannot remember exactly what it is or where I bought it. I think it may be heavy duty upholstery thread. It is much thicker than thread but not as thick as hemp and comes on a large spool. The bird and flower are Color Ready Wooden Trinkets which I colored with Creme Brulee and Twilight ink.
Here is the inside. I did not think and wrote the note before I photographed it.
Thank you for stopping by! Until next time, Hansi
Materials used, all Close to My Heart unless otherwise noted:
Paper: Florentine, Olive and Colonial White cardstock
Stamp: Thank you
Ink: Olive, Twilight, Creme Brulee
Embellishments: Color Ready Wooden Trinkets, Tan opaque, Black sparkle, regular thread for the stitching (Walmart), some kind of thread I don't remember what