Hello Stampin’ Friends ~
Oh my … Oh my …. I hate to say goodbye! And what make me sadder is that I’m loosing two of my favorites!! Don’t get me wrong, I’m so excited and can’t wait to see all the new stamps and stuff in the upcoming catalog but the amazing “Expressions In Ink” Designer Series Paper AND the “Create with Friends” are both retiring. These papers have ribbons of gold foiling running through the beautiful jewel tone colors like Evening Evergreen, Jade, Magenta Madness, and Pale Papaya….
I understand why it’s retiring …. some of the colors used in the designer paper are also retiring. Here is one of the cards I created using the Pale Papaya (this one is here for another year) ….
The beautiful water color design add such a natural look … as if I created it myself! Luckily it was done for me and I had no mess to deal with!!
I teamed up my Expressions in Ink Designer Paper with the “Creating with Friends” stamp set. This stamp set is fun and easy to work with, and you can create an multitude of options …
Don’t you just love all of the different options for greeting you can create with this stamp set? I kept it simple by just saying … “You’re Amazing” and I stamped it in the Polished Pink and Pale Papaya ink.
Since we are in the holiday spirit … here is a none traditional Christmas card I created with the help of the Tidings & Trimmings bundle (also RETIRING) which is also found in the Annual Catalog.
Lets show off some of our jewel tones with the Just Jade and Evening Evergreen. WOW … this card is stunning in it’s simplicity of greens and gold embossed greeting. Add a few Gilded Gems to finish off your card and you can head to the party early!
Speaking of stunners … this beauty had it’s greeting done on vellum so you could still see the beautiful patterned paper. Are you falling in love with this yet? At first glance I knew I had to have this paper, and of course the stamp set because the go together perfectly.
Oh … I’m not done yet, I have another that I’d like to share with you! Just like on my first card, I used the Daisy punch and highlighted the In Color Shimmer Vellum, the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack and the 2021-2023 In Color Jewels. Another simple yet stunning card.
Thanks so much for joining me for my card parade. I’d love to hear what you think about this amazing paper AND awesome stamp set!!
Enjoy your day ~
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2 thoughts on “Expressions in Ink & Create with Friends”
Ohhhh. I am very sad to see that DSP is retiring. It is so beautiful but I’m sure they will be coming out with another gorgeous paper…..I hope!
Me too Kathie but I agree, I’m sure they will have more pretty paper for us to play with.