The dove in the nordic noel stamp set by a•muse studio does not have a branch in its beak, which is fine; most doves don't fly around with branches of any type unless they are building nests. However, I think that when you are doing a card with a religious message, you really need the olive branch.
The linen texture to the dove is achieved by using a bold image stamp on textured cardstock. I love how it looks when it is embossed. I drew in the olive branch with a pencil. I know, those diecut branches are not olive branches; I think they are marigolds, really, but if I didn't point it out, how many of you would have noticed?
I love to make little things like cards and jewelry, because I love to share them. I love blogging about them because I can share them with even more people. If you see something you really like, send me an
- if it isn't already promised to someone else, I will probably mail it to you.