Blessings Be More

Hi friends! I'm popping in with a quick little card I threw together with one of the sentiments from the Lucky Day digital set and the current little thank you gift included when I ship Verve orders. I've been having a lot of fun putting these little virtual make & takes together. Hope y'all enjoy them.

Handmade card by Julee Tilman. www.poeticartistry.blogspot.com

I thought this pretty gingham ribbon I found in the back room would look good with some crisp lines to the layout. The middle panel designer paper has a bunch of ampersands, which I though paired with the sentiment quite nicely.  But then, of course, I love how this ribbon ties, so had to make a big old bow, that ended up covering up the ampersands.


Other than what is included in the thank you gift, the only thing I added was a bit of old paper and antique linen distress ink sponged around the edges of each panel. Plus I highlighted the little accents on the sentiment with a gold gel pen.  I used an X-Acto knife to cut my mats.  Here are measurements if you'd like to try it yourself.


  • Trim damask design to 4 x 5.25"
  • Trim black cardstock to 4-1/8" x 5-3/8"
  • Trim ampersand design to  4" x 2-5/8"
  • Cut  2 3/4" x 4-1/8" mat for this layer from the center of the black cardstock with X-Acto knife
  • Cut a 1/8" mat for printed sentiment from the center of the mat you just cut
  • Assemble and share a little blessing with someone special!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I've been super busy with birthday errands for the boys.  So hard to believe my little loves turn 5 tomorrow!

Enabler's List
Stamps: Lucky Day digital set (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Times & Seasons 2 (Echo Park), pearlized cream cardstock (Paper Accents), black cardstock
Ink: antique linen, old paper (Ranger Distress), laser printer, gold gel pen
Accessories: gingham ribbon (May Arts), X-Acto knife

11 comments

  1. What a fun idea for a thank you gift! So pretty!

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  2. I have downloaded the set and hope to use it soon, thanks for the inspiration (and the set), your card is sweet!

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  3. Beautiful card Julee! Love the ribbon with the dp and sentiment!

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  4. Very pretty card. Your ribbons are also so pretty.

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  5. I love the extra goodies you send with orders. I received mine and I love the way your card looks. So I probably lift it if you don't mind? Hugs

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  6. Very pretty, Julee! Always love the goodies you add to our orders! ❤️

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  7. So pretty. Love the papers and the pretty gingham bow.

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  8. I love all your cards, but this really inspired me to CASE it. May I do so, and blog it? I'd of course give you credits and link to your card when blogging.
    /Maria at madebymaria.com

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    1. Hi Maria, glad you liked it. Feel free to CASE any of my cards. I don't mind at all.

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