Thursday, 31 May 2012

Batch Cardmaking...

I'd got an idea in my head for a simple design for some 'general' cards, ones which would do for a number of occasions.  With the 'Just For You' sentiment, these are just the ticket as I've left the insides blank.

I thought I'd make a small batch of them as I was pleased with the design of the first one I made.  I'm loving the green and lilac combo.

I've got in mind to make a few batches of cards of various designs with a selection of sentiments, as I plan to put some mixed packs together in a box or folder I'll make to hold them.  I'm planning to give a few of these packs as gifts to non-crafting friends and family for Christmas, so I'm starting early !

For these cards I used a stamp from a set by Inkadinkado, Shaded Lilac Distress Ink, and Memento Paris Dusk ink.  I used a piece from a 12 x 12 sheet of doubled sided paper I had in my stash, and added a small strip of the 'other' side just under the image for contrast.  The bottom of the image layer was edged using an EK Success border punch, the sentiment was stamped directly on to the bp with Paris Dusk Ink and the pearly gems were in my stash. 

Got to think up a design for another batch now, as I plan to put at least 5 cards into each pack I give as a gift.

Thanks for dropping by, hope you've enjoyed today's project.


Kathyk said...

WOW! You weren't wrong when you said you had that MEADOW set - fab isn't it? LOVE your batch cards, a great design

Have a good daay matey


Katiejane said...

This is such a great idea Wynneth, they are just lovely. You have the prettiest stamps and I love how you've left the sentiment off so they can be used for all occassions.
I gave card packs for the teachers gifts last year which reminds me, I need to think something up for them this year! Only a few weeks left -eeek!
Enjoy your weekend.
Katie x

Vicky Hayes said...

I agree Wynneth, the colours are wonderful and I love the delicate look of those plants. A set of these will make a lovely gift! Vicky x

clare said...

wonderful batch of cards. x

Debs M said...

theses are lovely x