As of today, I've had about a month to play with many of the stamp sets from this catalog. I had a couple of favorites from first glance and some have really grown on me.
Leave a comment telling me how my list compares to yours!
1. Secret Garden
This stamp set and coordinating framelit is the answer to my prayers. Any of you who have stamped with me for a long time know that if I cut something out I must really like it. Well, I love this stamp set, but I don't have to cut out anything! The framelits take care of everything.
2. Hearts a Flutter
At first glance you might just think Valentine's because of where it's positioned in the catalog. Take a second look and you'll find, as I have, this can be a go-to set all year! The flag and the tab stamps go with everything. With the matching framelits all cutting is done for you by the Big Shot. When you look at the hearts think anniversary, engagement, wedding and all the times you want to send a little love in a card.
3. Henry Says
This versatile set is so fun to use. It just puts a smile on your face when you stamp the images. Henry is very easy to cut out and looks great stamped as is or over Designer Series Paper to add some color to him.
4. Just Thinking
At first I didn't see the simple beauty in this stamp. After making all my Leadership swaps I certainly do. This stamp works well with a bright or subtle color scheme. It instantly becomes the focal point of any card making it easy to work with. The center is easy to cut away allowing you to make the frame and center different colors. If you're not thinking of a friend you can easily put a paper banner over the word and be thinking of anyone you like!
5. Wishes Your Way
I just love the font in this stamp set. The phrases go with so much! It's a great basic stamp set for the inside and outside of cards. You can use it on guy cards, kid cards or everyday cards!
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