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The Greetery’s Fresh Air Collection: Spring Is In The Air

Today is one last round of inspiration and ideas to get you ready for tomorrow’s release! I can’t wait to hear what your favorites are in today’s reveals! I have picked a few products to showcase today, starting with the gorgeous Fresh Air Stamp Set.

I love how romantic this stamp set is. It takes me to so many small European villages I want to visit. And that curtain blowing in the wind… Thank You, Betsy! Let’s talk about this card process. I stamped each layer with Distress Oxide ink, onto Arches watercolor paper. I started with the window frame. I stamped the frame, and used a damp paint brush to move the oxide ink around just a bit. Next, I stamped the shutters, and again moved the ink around with a damp brush. I added the second layer to the shutters, then moved onto the brick. Once finished, I trimmed the panel, stamped the sentiment, and inked the edges with Toffee ink and a blender brush. The curtain and flower pot are the only elements not flat. I stamped them on another piece of watercolor paper, and the lines were softened with a paintbrush. I used the coordinating dies** to die-cut them, then attached them to the card with a little glue. I used thin foam squares at the bottom of the curtain for a bit of dimension.

I love these bricks, and made a second card using them for my background.

I stamped the bricks onto a white panel. I inked the edges a bit for a “vintage” feel, and splattered the panel with white paint. I used the Alphabuds: Slim stamp set & matching dies to make my sentiment, and glued them to an inked panel, using the new Alpha Alignment guide. I attached panel to the background, and used foam adhesive to mount the card front to a card base.

My last card features the new Budding Beauties Spring stamps + die.

There’s three different stems included in this stamp set, and sentiments that fit perfectly in the Bottled Up label. I used the cherry blossoms stem, and a Fit To Be Tied die for this clean card. I made a quick watercolored background, and used the Slim Alphabet die and Sentiment Starters die** to make my sentiment.

The Greetery products used today:

  • Fresh Air stamps + die (** DIE DELAYED)
  • Budding Beauties Spring stamps + die
  • Slim Alphabet die
  • Alphabuds: Slim stamp set & matching dies collection
  • Sentiment Starters die (**DELAYED)
  • Alpha Alignment guide

**Please note: A handful of the dies from the new Fresh Air collection will not be available when the rest of the collection goes up in the shop on Friday (March 27 @ 10am EDT). “Due to some issues with our die manufacturer, including a move and some COVID-19 related issues, we are hoping to have these dies sometime in early April.”

That’s all that I have for today! Be sure to stop by The Greetery’s blog for full descriptions of each product, and see what amazing projects Betsy has created. All new products will be available in The Greetery shop tomorrow, March 27th, at 10am EST. Thanks for stopping by!


There will be a $50 store gift certificate given away each reveal day this week. For a chance to win, leave a comment daily at each blog stop. Winners will be announced tomorrow morning on The Greetery Blog. 

Today’s Designers:

Kay Miller

Laurie Willison

  Dawn McVey

Heather Nichols

Keeway Tsao

Angelica Conrad (You Are Here)

Kelly Lunceford

Norine Borys

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