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Throwback Thursday: Thinking of you...

My best friend's mom had surgery and I wanted to send her a card to brighten her spirits.  I wasn't feeling going down the floral road (as that seems to be my go-to theme for a "thinking of you" or "get well" occasion) so I took the non-traditional route and did a throwback with a stamp set from Sale-A-Bration 2017.

This set is the "Hey Chick!" stamp set and it was not my fave when I first got the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  In fact, I didn't like it at all!  It was way out of my comfort zone, I never thought I'd use it, I swore I wouldn't get it.  But then, Pinterest changed all of that for me.  I saw all of the adorable creations, I saw endless possibilities, I saw so much untapped, non-floraly, out-of-my-box potential, that I finally snatched it up.  And I'm glad I did!

If you have this stamp set, then chances are you probably have the Hexagons 3D Dynamic Impressions Embossing Folder (which is still current!) to make chicken wire.  (I know, right!?  What a creative use for an embossing folder!)  And if you have that, then you can add pretty much any new product and, voila!---continue using this super fun, trendy stamp set.


I brought in a little Tranquil Tide, some Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper, and used some of the 1/4" Natural Trim (Gold) for a touch of glimmer.

Because this is supposed to be a "Thinking of You" type card, I brought in the little thought bubble from last year's Hostess Set Love You Lots (now retired) but you can literally use any sentiment, or none at all!

Here's what I used to make this little card:

That's all for Throwback Thursday---I am going to keep stamping chickens until the...well, the chickens (Ha!), come home!


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