Festive Friday: Wine & Friends

May 18, 2018 | Friendship Cards | 1 comment

Festive Friday: Wine & Friends

May 18, 2018 | Friendship Cards | 1 comment

Is there seriously anything better than a glass of wine?

How about Wine & Friends!!! Yes! Sitting out on a back deck on a late Spring evening. Sharing stories – Laughing – Unwinding from the week… sounds like something you might even be doing tonight!

My project today was inspired by our newest Festive Friday challenge board. We found a fun “holiday” coming up on May 25th – WINE DAY!! (As if anybody needs an excuse!)

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I’m still focusing on the new Share What You Love bundle, so I came up with a creative way to work in wine and watercolor for my challenge inspiration design.

For the Festive Friday Challenge #FF0008). Featuring: Share What You Love suite. For more details, click through. #nicolewatt #pmretreat #stampinup #friends #wine #watercolor #handstamped

Love it? I thought it was a totally fun and inspired design using this new suite of products. Everything is available right now as a part of the new Annual Catalog pre-release! What you don’t see is that the background DSP (designer series paper) has pearl embossing on the little flowers. It is the best bit of subtle bling ever!

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On the CASE: Country Home

Do you have the #1 on-trend stamp set from the Holiday Catalog? If you have the Country Home photopolymer set, you sure do! I’m really excited to share the coloring technique for today’s On the CASE.

Festive Friday: Ribbon of Courage

Sweetest Day? Never heard of it!! According to Hallmark.com, “Sweetest Day is an original American holiday not based on any group’s religious tradition. It’s simply a reminder that a thoughtful word, deed or small gift enriches the life of the recipient as well as the person giving it.”

On the CASE: Wishing You Well

Looking for simple & easy for the holidays and beyond? Look no further! For today’s On the CASE, I dove into a stamp set who’s samples caught my eye on my first flip through the Holiday Catalog. Did you know that the Holiday Catalog has more than just holiday-themed stamps? It’s true…

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For the Festive Friday Challenge #FF0008). Featuring: Share What You Love suite. For more details, click through. #nicolewatt #pmretreat #stampinup #friends #wine #watercolor #handstamped