Sunday, February 9, 2014

Forever Yours

Hi everyone! This is my first post for Avocado Arts. I'm excited to share with all of you my cards using the Forever Yours stamp set.

For my first card, I wanted to recreate those shirts that have the wording and arrows pointing to the other person with the matching shirt. I individually inked the "Mr". and "Mrs." separately and stamped them on each shirt die cut. The "Mrs." is embossed with white embossing powder to make it stand out more. I stamped "Save the Date" with Versafine Ink, fussy cut the image and popped it up with dimensionals. A simple card that can easily be mass produced for that special occasion.

My second card uses two sentiments and an image from the stamp set. This is more of a bright and springy announcement card. I used two circle punches, one for the "Tied the Knot" sentiment and the larger for the bird couple image. For an added touch, I took a satin ribbon and tied a knot to match the sentiment, corny, but perfect LOL. The "Mr. & Mrs." sentiment is stamped on a polaroid die cut.

My last card for you today was so much fun. I did a lot of fussy cutting and it required a bit more attention to detail. I used the car image, the bird couple, the ribbon bow, and the "Just Married" sentiment. I wanted to create the scene where the lovely couple drives off to wedded bliss in their decorated car. The size of the card is 3x3. The images are colored with my Copics. 

I colored all the images first then I fussy cut them out. I cut the "back window" of the car out with my exacto blade. I then placed the car over the bird couple and centered them in the window. I glued the images together and trimmed off the excess of the bird image that was sticking out of the car. It is popped up on dimensional pop dots. The "Just Married" sentiment was stamped out several times and I adhered some twine to the back and attached it to the license plate of the car. Placed on top of the twine is the ribbon bow that is covered with Yellow Stickles. I colored some asphalt on the ground and doodled a border around the card to finish it off.

So there are my cards, I hope that you enjoyed them as much as I did creating them. You can create soo many combos with all that comes in this set. Thanks for stopping by! For more creations from the Pit Crew, go visit the Avocado Arts Blog.


  1. Wow three great cards Jo, love the t-shirts one, so simple but effective, and the last one, what a great idea.
    Donna xx

  2. Hi Jo, these are so cool! I need to make a wedding card this week and you've definitely given me a lot of ideas. Thank you for the inspiration!