Kraft-the New Black

I know, you hear it all the time___ is the “new black” but honey, kraft is every bit as versatile as black and it compliments every color. My favorite is kraft and pink:

Cardstock: The paper co, PP: Autumn Leaves, Stamps: Imaginessence, MFT, Punch: SU!, Emb folder: Cuttlebug, Other: Ribbob, pearls, silk flowers

When I saw the “use kraft” challenge at Gingersnap Creations (GC52) I knew I had to make something, after all I bought 2 reams of Kraft CS from my Stampin Up! lady (I love SU! kraft, it is lighter than most and smooth, thick and dense, great for card bases, I go through a ream of each size a year!) and I grabbed a few reams of cheapo kraft cardstock at JoAnns a few weeks ago when it was on sale (it is the paper company brand, it is darker and earthy with a nice warm grungy-ness to it and it is usually out of stock so if I see it I grab it:)

I used a new set of stamps from My Favorite Things that I won last week from a “use up your scraps” challenge, what a nice surprise to get that in the mail! And a birthday calender stamp from imagenescence. I will circle the date and month on the card when I am ready to send it.

Thanks all for today, give Kraft a chance! till next time happy crafting!

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8 Responses

  1. I love kraft and pink together, too! This is a wonderful card, and those stamps you won are cool! Thanks for bringin’ it to the Gingersnaps Kraft Challenge! Your work is fab!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  2. I am not a “pink” person at all, but I love how you’ve tied this together so beautifully by using the different shades to give variety and interest! Thanks so much for joining in with this weeks Gingersnap Creations challenge!

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  3. Great card, love the pink and kraft together. You have given me inspiration to give it a try. Didn’t know Joanns had that color, will be checking it out on my next visit, thanks for the info.

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  4. Really nice job, Lindsay! Inspirational!

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  5. Thanks for the nice comment. It is soooooooooo easy. Im a hands on better than a read learner. I watched the video on you tube and then did it. Easy Peasy. I would love to see it if you do it. My advice is- CREASE it well I didn’t and my cards sits funny.

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  6. I adore this. Very pretty.

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  7. beautiful card and perfect for the GC challenge.

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  8. This is wonderful – the combo of kraft and pink is perfect. Thanks for taking part in the Gingersnaps color challenge!

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