Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Let The Journey Be Your Destination!

Welcome!! Stacy here to give you a wee little sneak peak at a beautiful new stamp line from Sheena Douglass that Crafter's Companion has coming out soon. This new "Sketchy" set is just full of old world charm. 
For the card I made I chose the Destination Stamp and I stamped it out on white card stock. I really thought that this stamp lent itself to a more distressed look so out came my Ranger Distress Ink pads in Frayed Burlap and Iced Spruce. After getting out my trusty 15" x 18" Inkssentials Non-stick Craft Sheet and spreading it out, I inked up the foam on my ink blending tool. Starting off the paper on the craft sheet I worked in circular motions inking onto the stamped image.
I'm always looking for scrapping goodies at the dollar store and at thrift stores. These are really wonderful places to find scrap stuff at a low prices and it really causes you to look at things in a different way. I've found so much cool stuff that I almost hate to share the idea with you!! LOL (jk) I really scored big at my local thrift store the last time I was there. I found this wonderful book of sheet music for 50 cents! The music pages already had an "aged" look to them but I added a little more along the edges of the sheet I used on this card.

The ribbon I used was white but since I already had my Distress Ink pads out I used the Iced Spruce and colored the ribbon to match. All that was left was to add a couple of brads from my stash to the sentiment. I also used some double sided adhesive foam pads to the back of the sentiment to raise it up and give the card more dimension.

Now it that time in my post where I start harassing you to go join in on the Crafter's Companion USA Challenge Blog March Going Green Challenge!!  lol  I would love to see your projects on the Challenge blog.   They are giving the winner (3) packages of the awesome Spectrum Noir Alcohol Ink 6 Pen Marker Sets (winners choice of color groupings) and a Spectrum Noir 36 Pen Zipper Bag to store and transport the new markers! Isn't that a fabulous prize?! You could make something green, you could recycle something, the ideas are endless. You are only limited by your imagination.    So come on now...help a sister out!! lol

We also have a Stamp It Australia - Renaissance Squares stamps set as a giveaway over there this week.  You must be a US resident to enter and you have to actually go over to the Crafter's Companion USA  Challenge Blog and leave a comment to enter.  So go do that right after you leave here.

Thanks for stopping by today. Until next time...happy scrapping!!


  1. beautiful card!! I need to hit up my thrift stores!!!

  2. This turned out wonderful! Love the use of music sheets, one of my favorites

  3. Beautiful card Stacy..I really love it.
    What a wonderful stamp.Great job on this on:)

  4. Wow! This is one gorgeous masculine card! Love that stamp set and the way you put this all together!!! We are soo busy, but I had to at least stop in and say HI! :-)

  5. Gorgeous card!! Love it!!
    I love vintage mucic sheet paper!!
    What a find!!
    Love that stamp!

  6. this is really beautiful made, i love to see this, thanks for sharing!

  7. Yay! A Stacy post! That's a beautiful card.

  8. Beautiful card Stacy! TY for the trift store tip ;)
    Have a great day!