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‘New Start’ Clear Spellbinders Stamp Set from Cardmaker II Stamp Collection

Hi all, welcome to my very first blog posts as a Guest for Spellbinders for their Cardmaker II Stamp collection.

Today, I have played with the New Start stampset and boy oh boy this is such a pretty and heart-felt stampset. The sentiments in this stampet were quite fitting for this point of my life as I make cards for end-of-year graduates. To fill you in, my son Saxon just graduated Grade 12 and is now moving forward with his adult life. What a whirlwind of a week it has been for our family. I look forward to the mark he makes in this world whether it is going to University / College or just being a good model citizen.

Now onto my card – sorry for the side track…..

I couldn’t help myself and I just had to heat emboss these delicate butterflies with WOW! Embossing Powder Teal Luster. I also added some embossing glitter behind the enmbossing folder cuts with Catherine Pooler ‘Uptown’ embossing glitter. I love the peek-a-boo effect these folders give.

Who doesn’t love a little ink blending right? I have mixed two colour inks from Catherine Pooler to get this blend – Cover Blue & Serene to the bottom left of the dry embossed panel. I kept this card rather simple. What do you think?

A little more about this stampset …. GRAB YOURS HERE

New Start Clear Stamp Set is part of the Cardmaker II Stamp Collection. There are eight clear Photopolymer stamps in the set. Images include three different types of butterflies and five encouraging sentiments. They are designed to work with an acrylic block and made in the U.S.A.

Approximate Size:

  • Butterfly 1: 2.28 x 1.40 in./5.79 x 3.56 cm
  • Butterfly 2: 1.87 x 1.94 in./4.75 x 4.93 cm
  • Butterfly 3: 1.60 x 1.04 in./4.06 x 2.64 cm
  • Kind: 1.71 x 0.64 in./4.34 x 1.63 cm
  • Small Things 2.15 x 0.67 in./5.46 x 1.70 cm
  • How Far: 2.15 x 0.62 in./5.46 x 1.57 cm
  • New Start: 2.59 x 0.40 in./6.58 x 1.01 cm
  • Dreams: 2.67 x 0.53 in./6.78 x 1.35 cm

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