Neglected Elements of Style

I still think that Elements of Style is a beautiful stamp set.  The details are so pretty.  But continuing with my theme this week of using neglected stamp sets on my shelf, I had to include this stamp set.  I’ve seen so many pretty cards made with this set and they are colored so beautifully, and I tend to shy away from that because it takes more time than I have to color and I don’t really feel that I’m very good at that.  But really, this stamp doesn’t have to be colored.  It’s pretty just as it is.

floral faux washi

I cased this layout from one used by Betsy Veldman in a Paper Crafts magazine.  I sprayed the floral panel with some Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz so it has a pretty sparkle in real life.  I used a sponge dauber and Pretty in Pink ink to dye the doily snippet, and I dyed the flower trim with Calypso Coral ink.  The paper scraps in the bottom corner all came from the Tea for Two dsp.

Enjoy your Tuesday!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Elements of Style, Fabulous Phrases
Ink:  Pretty in Pink, Basic Black
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Pretty in Pink, Tea for Two dsp
Embellishments:  Finishing Touches edgelits, 5/8″ Flower Trim, Subtles Designer Buttons, Lucky Limeade Baker’s Twine, Tea Lace Paper Doilies, Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz

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