Happy Friday and welcome to another festive Friday Flashback! Today's randomly selected retired Christmas stamp set (wow, say that three times fast) is No Peeking, which I got right before it retired because my friend Tiana liked it so much and suddenly it looked all extra-cute after listening to her talk about it and I'm a lemming. Short Flashback aside, it is a cute little stamp set!
I bought it too late to make Christmas cards or anything last year, but I did use it on this baby book layout for my friend Karyn's twin boys. And that's the only time I've used up until today. Coincidentally, I used a stamp on today's card that didn't make it onto this baby book layout, so yay!
My snowman is ever-so-slightly crooked, but that's okay because so am I. This is for my friend Tiana because a.) she talked me into buying these stamps in the first place and b.) she's been dealing with some tough stuff lately following a death in her family. I have been thinking of her a lot so I need to say it postally. Which is a word I just made up.
The sketch is from Create with Connie and Mary:
Aww dang, I just realized I put the sentiment layer slightly off--it should have overlapped the orchid snowflake. Drat! Oh yeah, I used Orchid Opulence! There's been lots of hatin' happening since Pantone announced Radiant Orchid as the color of the year for 2014, but I like it. And my color combo was courtesy of Color Throwdown:
I love those colors together. I used Basic Gray as well for my snowman's top hat, face, and buttons, but otherwise I stuck strictly to the color challenge parameters.
Hope you have a lovely Friday, and thanks for stopping by!
Supplies for card:
Stamps: No Peeking, Four You
Ink: Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery, Orchid Opulence
Paper: Smoky Slate, Orchid Opulence, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Candy Cane Specialty DSP
Accessories: Festive Flurry & Circles Framelits, Dimensionals