Summer mini goodies – Miriam Thomas

Summer mini goodies

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The other day I got a chance to have a play with some of the goodies from the Summer Mini Catalogue.  I really love the Designer Series papers in this catalogue and used some lovely rose red patterned paper from the Bali Breeze set to create a nice bright card for my daughter’s little friend for her birthday party on Tuesday.  It was a great match for the wrapping paper I had used to wrap her gift.

I also got a chance to use my two new punches- the scallop edge punch and the scallop square punch.  The scallop square punch has a co-ordinating stamp set.  I used one of the stamps from this “Say it with Scallops” set, however the greeting on the stamp says “I just can’t thank you enough”  but I wanted it to say ‘Happy Birthday”  I simply used a marker to colour directly on to the stamp and made sure I didn’t colour the sentiment.  I later added “Happy Birthday” from another stamp set (Birthday Best) and lined it up inside the square using my Stamp-a-ma-jig.

The SU chipboard brackets are from a SU card-making kit.  I simply coated them in ink and then two way glue and dipped them into glitter- dazzling diamonds.  In the photo- the glue hadn’t had time to dry properly….but I love how sparkly and girly the glitter came up!

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