Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Warmest Thanks

When I saw the yummy inspiration photo at Inspired by All the Little Things, I couldn't resist playing along!  I took my inspiration from the photo's color scheme and goodie-filled jar.

Warmest Thanks card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps from Clear and Simple Stamps
My jar is a mason jar made by combining images from the Clear and Simple Stamps Well Preserved Jars: Large and Well Preserved Jars: Cocoa stamp sets.  With a little masking, it was easy to add the ribbon wrapped top to the large jar and fill it with the cocoa packets and chocolate spoon image.  I colored the image with Copic markers, then carefully cut it out.  After placing a rich red snowflake patterned paper panel on a piece of kraft cardstock, I added the jar on top, using foam tape for dimension.  I stamped the "warmest wishes" sentiment in white pigment ink on a brown cardstock strip, then heat embossed the text for a bold pop against the dark background.  After edging the strip with some cream trim, I added it to the bottom of the patterned panel, tucking one end underneath the raised jar.  The finished panel was adhered to a red card base.

Materials Used:
Well Preserved Jars:  Large and Well Preserved Jars:  Cocoa stamp sets, Rouge Ruffles, Espresso Your Style, and Kraft Like a Rockstar cardstock (Clear and Simple Stamps); Memento Luxe Wedding Dress and Memento Tuxedo Black inks (Tsukineko/IMAGINE Crafts); markers (Copic);Season's Greetings 6x6 paper pad (Echo Park); cream trim (Hobby Lobby); foam tape


  1. Love that sweet cocoa-filled mason jar! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By All The Little Things this week, Lori!

  2. Love this pretty little card Lori! The colors are so warm and cozy!

  3. I love your super sweet take on the inspiration photo! Merry Christmas, Lori!


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