Making small gifts for Safelight this month along with stamping a couple of cards for very special friends kept me busy at the stamping bench. If you are not a stamper, please read on for an update on this year’s Safelight Project. Isn’t this stamp adorable? It is called Darby Love, and is also available from Impression Obsession without the heart, called Darby (affiliate links).
I stamped him in red and mounted the image on red card stock. Then I added the sentiment.
Pretty paper on part of the base creates interest with the image offset to the side.
The word set is Berry Sweet. I like that the words can be arranged to say a number of different things. Sets like this are so versatile!
Inside I put an inspirational stamp, just perfect for my intended recipient. You Are Amazing, and she certainly is.
I did another card with pink as the base color, with paper over most of the front. I like this little floral print.
Inside, she needed to know she can be Extraordinary. Actually, she already is, she just needs to believe it herself.
Two cards done and in the mail. Not Valentine per se, but could be with another sentiment.
For Safelight, I wanted to do some little gifts for the residents of the shelter.
I used my Stamping Platform (affiliate link) to do a bunch of bags.
This large stamp is great for use on this project. Delight in the Beauty is stamped in purple ink.
I added small butterflies from an older IO set in pink at the top and a teal blue at the bottom.
Bags made, and ready to fill.
I got some goodies for the bags, just some little things.
Sparkly heart stickers seal the bags. I’ll deliver them before Valentine’s day.
I checked with Safelight this week, and they only have 7 bags left from our Safelight Project 2019. Last August, we had enough donations, cards, and sewn cases to make a total of 72 bags that only lasted a few months. I have a bit too much going on in February to do it again this month, so I’ll be doing the Fifth Annual Safelight Project in March with a goal of getting to 100 bags this time. It will be our most ambitious project ever.
Here’s the pdf for the sewn case sets in case you want to get started, but please do not mail them to me until next month when the project is announced – Safelight Case Sets. Please choose bright colors, pretty florals and fun prints for your sets. Cute cat or dog prints, tropical prints, bright dots, and fun motifs are all good. Try to stay away from granny calicos or masculine themes (the guys don’t get these). Use what you would like to have for yourself, something fun, bright, or pretty.
Impression Obsession has some wonderful sentiments that would be perfect for the next Safelight project. Choose cling mounted for use with acrylic blocks for discounted prices from the wood mounts. Pretty reasonable pricing for high quality stamps, and you don’t have to buy a whole set to get some great sentiments!! If you are a card maker, find inspirational sentiments stamps at Impression Obsession HERE. These cards were sent last time from Lenora Scott.
So, we’ll get going in March with a goal of delivery in early April. This project isn’t possible without your support. Thank you, and I hope I can count on you again this year.
What are you working on this week?
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