Ok, so I’m not making any promises about how often I’m normally going to post during the week, but I have an interesting challenge ahead of me and I just had to get started last night.
If you have ever been to the splitcoaststampers website, you may have seen that they have a gallery of project images organized by stamp set. Since any card or project can be uploaded to a given stamp set gallery, regardless on whether you used one or tons of stamps from the set, they have what they call “gallery index cards”. This is a cardfront that shows every single stamp from the given stamp set and no other stamps. That way, someone who is curious what is included with say…Thank You Kindly, can see that it includes exactly 4 different thank you sentiments.
Now, because there are hundreds of stamp sets out there, they have asked for help creating index cards for some of the new stamp sets. I agreed to do three – Thank You Kindly, Sweet Stems, and Game Night. So, here is the challenge. I didn’t want to make index cards that were just stamps on a cardfront. I wanted to see if I could make it look like a card you might actually give someone. So, with that in mind, I mounted my new stamps and started with Game Night. This stamp set makes me think of Las Vegas, and Las Vegas makes me think of gambling, and gambling makes me think of green and red. And so… my index card colors were chosen and I came away with this: