Hiya friends! I am thinking ahead a little bit to Valentines day and wanted to think outside the box a bit with the stamp set, Farmers Market from Craftin Desert Divas. This easily is one of my favorite sets and I loved coming up with this card that I plan to give my hubby!
Did I mention this set is on SALE? Yep! Having some December fun! So if you love this set, grab it while you can get a deal!
Ok so first I want to say, do not be afraid to cut up your stamps! Trim them up and they easily go back together on a clear block if you need them back together again. I very carefully trimmed off the small heart from my sentiment stamp from Sending Love. Don't want to cut your stamp? Then try masking with post-it notes, washi tape or even regular tape, whatever you have on hand!
I started with stamping my masked pears and then created the sentiment around them. I then took the paper to my trimmer and cut until I got up to my pears, I finished by hand trimming around the pears and cutting a banner end. You could easily stamp this flat onto the card base but I thought this gave a bit more interest and allowed the sentiment to stand out against my inked background. I used the same green and yellow as in the pear coloring. For a bit more fun, I white embossed this awesome confetti like border stamp called Across the Border. I then stamped that tiny heart (again in the same green and yellow). I filled in with a white gel pen and added some glitter gel pen details.
Looks simply but this little cutie did take some time to create (just like most of our cards do!)