Sunday, July 19, 2015

African Violets digital stamp all occasion card

I like a nice flower digital stamp. They're about as multipurpose as you can get, perfect for any occasion. I especially like African Violets, they remind me of the ones my grandmother always had sitting on her window sill, so when I saw this new African Violet digistamp from Digitstamps 4 Joy, I was tickled pink (or should I say purple?).

Digistamps 4 Joy has some lovely stamps. If you're looking for stamps that are not the same ole' run of the mill, head on over. In fact it's Digistamps 4 Joy's  Hippo Big Mouth stamp that I used for the card appearing on the cover of  the #133 issue of Simply Cards & Papercraft.

I used paper from Sassy Design's Heather digital paper pack (check out Sassy Design's sale they're having right now, paper packs for only $0.25!!!) to complement the pretty stamp. I kept embellishments minimal for easy mailing and as I haven't decided how I want to use the card left off any outside sentiments.

*Crafty Tip* You don't have to have a sentiment on the outside of your card. I like to have multi-purpose cards on hand, with no sentiment on the outside. Later, when I want to use the card, I finish up the inside personalized to the person and occasion.

Supply List
Paper—cardstock, Sassy Designs Heather digital paper pack
Stamps—Digistamps 4 Joy African Violets
Colored Pencils—Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
Dies—Die-namics Circle stax

I'm linking up with: Digidesigns challenge blog—Hand Colored Image, Crafting with Friends #2—Anything Goes, Digitally Sweet #140—Anything Goes, Simply Papercraft #9—Anything Goes, Sister Act Card Challenge #115—Anything Goes, Stemplesonne #145—Anything Goes, and Cardmania #70—Anything Goes.


lisa808 said...

I so love African Violets. Lovely coloring of the pretty image.

Clur said...

A beautiful card Shani. I love African Violets too, for me it is because of my mum. She always had one on the go. Her windowsills were full of flowering plants. One of my chores as a child was to 'water the plants' it used to take what seemed like an age :o) Thanks for the memories! Clare x

Fanny DG said...

Très belle image et bien peinte, j'adore comme tu l'a combiné aux papiers.
Belle carte Shani!! :o)

Paperesse said...

Merci beaucoup, Fanny !

Paperesse said...

Thanks, Claire! Yes, African Violets are wonderful little flowers and I see that you have that sentimental connection as well. Hope all is well up your way. Still hot? We're still baking down here.

Tall girl said...

So pretty! Then again, I love anything purple, and in particular flowers. ;-) You are great with colours!

Anett | Tall Girl's Fashion

Miss Emerald said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

Jennifer_GlitterInMyHair said...

This is beautiful. I love the image and your coloring is wonderful. Great layout to showcase this image. Thanks for sharing it with us at Simply Papercraft, good luck and hope to see you again soon!
Jennifer, DT

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at Crafting With Friends.

Helen x

Wendy said...

Beautiful card....Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge this fortnight.
Wendy xx

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