Why do we do things in stores? It's a mystery. Or I'm just extremely weak-willed and acquisitive.
"Oh, look! Something shiny!"
Anyway, since one of the Stickles colors was steel, I decided to use one of the stencils with a dark gray distress ink and accent it with the Stickles. Karen's Card Shop is desperately in need of thank-you cards (if anyone has any lying around they'd like to donate...just sayin'. I got envelopes!), so I made a thank-you card.
I love the look of one-layer cards with a repeat-pattern stencil. This one gives the illusion of a pretty piece of tile art, doesn't it? It retains the sim2`111111111111111111111. My dog just helped me type. With her chin. On my keyboard. I think someone needs attention.
Back again. As I was saying, the stenciled card retains the simplicity I love in its monochromatic repetition while allowing for pretty ornamental detail.
The dog is staring at me. "Why do you love your computer more than you love me?"
Perhaps I should go pour love into her empty love bucket. There's a hole in that bucket. It's never full. Oh, my.
|Daisy from yesterday on the deck. She's|
begging for cheese.
Could you say no to that eye? It's staring at me again. Just like yesterday.
We've already established how weak-willed I am.
Mercy, grace, peace, and love,
stamps: Papertrey Keep It Simple Thank You
ink: Archival black, Tim Holtz weathered wood(?)
paper: Papertrey white
accessories: Stickles steel, Tim Holtz stencil, post-it notes