A Clean and Simple TapTapTap Thank You

by Joanne James8. November 2021 09:00

Happy Monday everyone! An early and super-quick post from me today as I take a trip down memory lane with a clean and simple card inspired by a few challenges that caught my eye this week:

      

I couldn't resist that pink typewriter in the Fusion photo and delved into the retired stamp box to find my 'TapTapTap' stamp set that had the perfect image - take a look:

 

Do you remember this stamp set? The typewriter meant it was always going to be a keeper for me; for today's card I stamped it in Memento Black and coloured it with my Polished Pink Blends markers. Whilst I love the Fusion sketch too, I decided instead to use the sketch over at AAA Cards and stamped my alphabet of typed letters behind for the horizontal element. I'm also linking up over at CASology where the cue word is 'type' so today's card is right on point.

The eagle-eyed amongst you will notice that I used a typed 'thank you' sentiment on the paper in my typewriter and if you own(ed) this stamp set, will also know that this isn't a sentiment that it includes. Some clever masking and use of my Stamparatus made it easy to create this custom sentiment using other elements of the set - for a more complete explanation, check out this older post.

 

No visual summary or supplies list today - today's card is simply for your viewing pleasure. I would so love to own a pink retro typewriter just like this one! Enjoy your day; I will be getting together with a bunch of lovely ladies for a class this morning, where we will be making Christmas packaging - fun! Then more class planning and blog posts to follow before I head out on my afternoon school run  - the life of a busy Mum and part-time Stampin' Up! demonstrator is always a full one!

I'll be back tomorrow with another project - my second week hosting our challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Comments (9) -

Sandie
SandieUnited Kingdom
11/8/2021 4:27:18 PM #

This is adorable. Love the pretty pink typewriter! And it works so well with the type letters that you have used perfectly to ground the image and still left lots of lovely white space!! Thank you for joining CASology.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/8/2021 10:08:59 PM #

Love it - such a lovely simple design

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
11/9/2021 12:46:30 AM #

Simply perfect! I have never seen that set before (I think) but I wish I had it! Love they way you've used the line of typed letters behind and the pink typewriter is just perfect.

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Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
11/9/2021 2:41:29 AM #

Oh I do remember this set!  Perfect for the challenge!  Cute card!

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Jane Taylor
Jane TaylorUnited Kingdom
11/9/2021 8:52:42 AM #

Such a great use of the sketch.  Love that pretty pink type writer. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges too.  Stay safe and keep crafting!  

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Francesca
FrancescaItaly
11/9/2021 8:16:04 PM #

Very pretty card! Love the pink type writer! Thank you for playing at AAA Cards!

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Claire Grantham
Claire GranthamUnited States
11/9/2021 10:08:19 PM #

This is one of my all time fave typewriter sets, so happy to see it on your card, I am a big fan of the letter/key stamps you have used from the set too. Thanks for joining us at The Fusion Card Challenge. Claire DT

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Maaike
MaaikeNetherlands
11/10/2021 2:11:18 AM #

Very cute, love a pink typewriter. Thank you for playing at AAA cards

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
11/10/2021 8:06:02 PM #

A gorgeous card Joanne and who could possibly resist a bright pink typewriter?! I take my hat off to you for being amazing at being a full time mum and SU demo! Vicky x

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