Each month I celebrate my Team’s successes and mail out appreciation cards – as soon as I saw the brand new stamp set Marquee Messages in the Catalog I knew it would be perfect for just these cards…

I used it for my June team appreciation cards and this is the card that I made…that large central marquee stamp really is AWESOME!!!


You will find a link to the printable/downloadable Project Sheet detailing all measurements & instructions on how to make this card below…

This is a very unusual card for me to make…can you see why?  Because I didn’t use ANY dimensionals – gasp – I use Dimensionals on everything I make and so it was quite the challenge to resist LOL!!!

But I love how it turned out – I think with the color & busy-ness of this card, it doesn’t need add to make it pop – that central panel pops all by itself!

I used the colors Mint Macaron, Soft Suede and Whisper White – love the bold elegance of that color combo – and I used Mint Macaron & Soft Suede Markers to color in the images where needed…


Sarah’s Tip – I did find that I got a much neater and smoother colored look when I went over each bit two times with my Markers – but boy I miss alcohol based markers and hope they come back soon – they are just sooo smooth!

I also did something on this card that I haven’t done for a long while – paper piecing – and I had forgotten how much I like it!  The brown arrow and green awesome banner and both cut out using Paper Snips – if you don’t have these handy dandy scissors in your stash then you need them – they making fussing cutting SO much easier!

I also cut out those two little brown stars and check out the finishing touches – I added a little sparkly Rhinestone Jewel to the center of each – LOVE how that little embellishment adds a whole bunch to it…

WANT MY FREE PROJECT SHEET FOR THIS CARD?  Click HERE to find it – then you can download it or print it out to keep for easy reference!

Here are the images that are in the set Marquee Messages:


Supplies used to create this card:

Stamps: Marquee Messages (141727)
Cardstocks: Mint Macaron (138337), Basic Black (121045), Soft Suede (115318), Whisper White (100730)
Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento (132708)
Markers: 2015-17 In Color (138333), Neutrals (131261)
Misc: Rhinestones (119246), Paper Snips (103579), Fine Tip Glue Pen (138309), Snail (104332)

Through August 31st 2016 – when you place an order using the link to my online store below and use this Host Code END2WW4A I will mail you ONE FREE CONTAINER OF GLITTER OR EMBOSSING POWDER of your choice – as soon as your order is placed, email me to let me know which color/item you would like – it will be mailed out to you from me along with your Thank You card.

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Marquee Messages for my Awesome Team…
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