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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Stampin' Up! Australia - Confirmation Card - Fresh Prints DSP


This is a 'Confirmation' card that a lady at work asked me to make. Her 8 year old nephew was being confirmed last week. I realised that once you put a cross on a card, it is REALLY hard for it not to look like a sympathy card....so I dipped into my Fresh Prints DSP (see image below) and found some bright but tasteful designs that would suit an 8 year old boy and complement the crumb cake cross. 

I made my own stencil by cutting a cross shape into a post it note....sponged in Crumb Cake and stamped over the top in the Hardwood background stamp. The sentiment from Sweet Essentials is heat embossed with White EP on Coastal Cabana CS. 

I confess that this card to ages to get out of my head onto paper.....but I am pleased with the final result.

Here's the Fresh Prints DSP.....it is beautiful!......and only available until 30 June!

Hope you like my card!

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Alison xx

Materials used:
Stamp - Sweet Essentials, cross was a home-made stencil, Hardwood Background stamp
Ink - Versamark, Crumb Cake
Cardstock - Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Fresh Prints DSP
Accessories - Silver Mini Brads
Tools - Stampin' Trimmer, Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool, White Embossing Powder, Piercing Tool, Stampin' Pierce Mat, Paper Snips
Non SU tools - Post it notes


  1. Gorgeous card Alison, love the pretty colours.


  2. Love this card Alison, especially the hardwood cross, very innovative! Cheers Donna Z :)


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