During the week, I got a box of goodies from Stampin' Up, so I was really keen to start playing with some of my new things. First out of the box was Lovely Inside and Out, bundled with the Lovely Words thinlits. The summery colours got me thinking of the beach and the stylised floral images in the stamp set got me thinking of the flowers on the pohutukawa tree, so often seen on the coast around Christmas time.
It's great the way that the thinlits co-ordinate with the Layering Oval framelits. I cut the word out of the white card base, then an oval out of the card front that had been stamped with the Hardwood background stamp. On a separate piece of Bermuda Bay, I cut the word 'friend' out again and this time used the oval framelit to cut it out with a border. I've layered those three pieces together, which gave some extra strength to the cut out and gave a wee white outline shadow to the Bermuda Bay 'friend'.
When it's shut, it looks like this:
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Card: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral
Stamps: Harwood, Lovely Inside and Out
Inks: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Lovely Words thinlits, Layering Oval framelits, dimensionals