Stretch Your Stamps…Adding Elements

Looking for a way to stretch your favorite stamp sets?

Of course you are because more cards are always better! LOL!

A simple way to get more from your favorite sets is to add a little element or two!

Seasonal Sweetheart card by Carly Tee Minner

The Seasonal Sweetheart set has so many fun accessories that the possibilities are almost endless but inspired by the weather outside my window, I wanted to create a rainy day card.

Her little coat & boots are perfect for rain when colored yellow and the fabulous design of the coordinating die cut – cutting out her hands to hold things – made it so easy to add an umbrella (borrowed from another set in my collection).

Seasonal Sweetheart card by Carly Tee Minner

To complete the rainy day look, I used my Copics to color a little puddle. Now I am no illustrator but I think I managed a simple puddle ok. I’m actually pretty happy with it.

Drawing a simple puddle for the Trinity Stamps Seasonal Sweetheart.

My challenge to all of you who feel like you can’t draw either, just add a really simple element to your next card! Start small like puddle and you will surprise yourself!

Seasonal Sweetheart card by Carly Tee Minner

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Carly

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