Take 2 with Therese: Stamp Focus: Simply the Best + Video!

by Therese Calvird

Hi, it's Therese and I am back with another edition of Take 2 with Therese.

Today, I am sharing two cards using Altenew's Simply the Best Stamp Set.

I decided to use the Essential Rock Collection 6×6 Paper Pack so there is no coloring in either of these card designs today!

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

I started by layering a stamped flower and added a Warm Sunshine Cardstock center.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1Then I added some Tuxedo Washi Tape to the background.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

The sentiment is from the Wavy Roses Stamp Set.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

For my second card, I decided to use only one layer of the stamp and created a 3D style background.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

I heat-embossed 3 flowers on Velvet Cardstock and cut them out with the coordinating die.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

Then I added a piece of the Essential Rock Collection 6×6 Paper to the background and a sentiment from the Simply the Best Stamp Set.

Altenew - Simply the Best - Take 2 with Therese (card video) 1

You can see my video here or watch it in HD on YouTube.

Hope you are having a fabulous day, thanks for stopping by.

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22 comments

Strawser Susan August 14, 2019 - 10:20

Love these cards. The subtle gray patterns on the petals – genius. Can’t wait to give that a try!

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:00

Thanks so much Susan

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barbara lassiter August 14, 2019 - 10:23

Love the cards in this video from Therese and love her videos. I always learn something and she always makes me smile because of her great sense of humor! In this video, I learned that I should stop hoarding my pattern paper and that I should use my powder tool more effectively! :)

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:01

hahaha I’ve got a while til I work through my paper stash but I’m trying my best. Thanks for your lovely visit today!

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Karen F. August 14, 2019 - 10:31

I love all of the different elements of pattern that you used in your cards today!

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:01

Thanks so much Karen

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christinabodahgmailcom August 14, 2019 - 10:51

I really liked how you made these cards, the colors are beautiful and simple. We need simplicity every once in awhile. Thank you.

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:01

I’ve been making ‘busier’ cards lately so this was fun!

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Barbara Smith August 14, 2019 - 12:38

Great cards. Love your color choice.

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:02

Thanks so much Barbara

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Monica Linerode August 14, 2019 - 14:13

Great idea of using pattern and color cardstock to create your beautiful cards.

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Therese Calvird August 14, 2019 - 17:02

Thank you Monica

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Celeste Goff August 14, 2019 - 17:49

You always create such beautiful cards Therese! These two are no exception…just gorgeous!

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Therese Calvird August 16, 2019 - 15:58

Thanks so much Celeste

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Denise Kinsley August 16, 2019 - 15:54

What a great way to use pattern papers! I don’t have an extensive collection, mainly because I struggle with thinking of interesting ways to use them.

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Therese Calvird August 16, 2019 - 16:00

I often like to create my own stamped ‘design paper’ that way I can never run out, but when I am in a hurry or needing ‘help’ the papers are a great go to lol.

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Anne Martens August 17, 2019 - 08:19

I have just found you Therese. I love your cards and I have subscribed.

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Therese Calvird August 18, 2019 - 02:36

How wonderful, thanks so very much Anne

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Henriëtte August 17, 2019 - 08:47

Wow Therese, again beautiful cards, I love the black and white one. Such a great idea!
Thank you so much for showing this aweosme inspiration.

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Therese Calvird August 18, 2019 - 02:36

Thanks so much Henriette

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Dona November 19, 2019 - 10:08

Your voice is so calming to listen to and creativity boundless. Thank you for all the inspiration!!

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Therese Calvird November 19, 2019 - 16:34

Why thank you Dona!

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