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Monday, July 24, 2017

Fabulous Fonts ~ Storybook Alphabet

This week's theme on the Heart 2 Heart Challenges blog is "Fabulous Fonts."  With so many different alphabet stamp sets now available from CTMH, there are many fonts to choose from.   


This 5"x7" card has a Black base, with a White Daisy front to highlight a series of bright colors.  This month's stamp-of-the-month is Storybook Alphabet and includes a fun and whimsical font.  Using five of the more recent colors that Close To My Heart has introduced: Lemon, Tangerine, Emerald, Pansy, and Raspberry, letter stamps from the Storybook Alphabet set were used to create the word "hello."  A thin strip was cut from each of the five colors to create a background behind each letter.  This card shows a quick and easy way to create a simple card using some cardstock and colored pencils.    

The original inspiration for this card was a Happy Birthday card created by Laura Beacham.  However, I think her card has a much nicer overall effect and detailed finish than my "hello" card.  This is Laura's inspiration card:  
You can see more of Laura Beacham's work on her Pinterest and Facebook pages Laura's Creative Pages and Cards

Be sure to visit the Heart 2 Heart Challenges blog each week as a new challenge is posted.  We would love to see your creativity!  

All papers and stamps are from Close To My Heart (CTMH).
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Sheila Bennett
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2 comments:

  1. I love what you did with this alphabet - it is always great to see cards created using alphabet stamps! The adventure palette of colours (especially the bright ones you used) are my favourites. Great work :)

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    1. Thanks Alyson. I like the bright colors too.

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