Stretching the Altenew stash!

by Aimes

Hey!

It’s Aimes here today sharing a card with you that features a fun way to use a small stamp in a different way to create a  stylish border. Can you guess which set the mini stamp is from?

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Believe it or not, the white heat-embossed border above and below the sentiment is actually the end of the friendship bracelet from the stamp set, Modern Beadwork! I always love finding a new use for a stamp – stretching your stash gives you bonus points for a card IMHO! ;)

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The white, black and gold colour scheme is heavily influenced by our wedding day last year. This was our chosen colour scheme and Mr Gray and I are coming up to celebrating our first anniversary this weekend. I’ve been busy reminiscing and finally getting the wedding pictures on the wall. I don’t think I’ll ever tire of this elegant combo.

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I’m awarding myself double bonus points for stretching the Altenew stash even further by showing that you can use the fab Halftone Hello die separately from the co-ordinating stamp set.

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Well that’s all from me today. Are you heading to CHA at all? Don’t forget to stop by Altenew at booth 2212 and say hello! I wish I could be there myself but I have an special anniversary to celebrate. Don’t tell Mr Gray, but I’ll be sneaking a peek at CHA on Facebook and Instagram to check it all out. ;)

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Celeste Goff January 8, 2016 - 07:08

Very pretty card and what a clever way to use those smaller stamps!

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Aimes January 9, 2016 - 10:22

Thanks, Celeste! I love to get the most from my supplies. :)

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Vicki F January 8, 2016 - 07:38

I love the elegance of this gard and I can imagine your wedding was very beautiful. Happy Anniversary (we’re coming up on our 32nd Anniversary this June!)(

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Aimes January 9, 2016 - 10:21

Thanks, Vicki and congrats on your anniversary this year! We’ve actually been together for 15 years so it seems strange to start from 1 again LOL!

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Beth Holt January 8, 2016 - 08:06

Clever! I don’t have this stamp set yet…slowly building up my Altenew stash!

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Aimes January 9, 2016 - 10:20

It’ll be worth the wait, Beth! So many gorgeous products to choose from, right?! ;)

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Harriet January 8, 2016 - 19:43

You have a wonderful mind to envision this card….I like it.

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Aimes January 9, 2016 - 10:20

Thank you so much, Harriet! :)

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