A CASE for Merci


Today’s card uses a retired stamp set (Artistic Etchings) that I bought awhile back in anticipation of our trip which we had been planning for years.  I needed several thank you notes for all the wonderful friends who helped us prepare for our journey by lending advice, luggage, electrical adapters, etc. We had such a wonderful time abroad and I really appreciated everything they did to help make it memorable. (I’ll share some photos of our trip at the end.)

I CASEd this card from the amazing Mary Fish with just a few changes.  In the stamping world, CASE means Copy And Share Everything.  That is one of the things I love about card making… everyone is so willing to share their ideas and inspiration.

The card stock and DSP I chose is Pistachio Pudding because of the delicious little gifts I brought back from France.  A friend told me to try the macarons at Laduree and Oh My… it was love at first bite!  Pistachio was my favorite! Here’s a few pictures of these delightful little goodies.

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I used the Stampin’ Up note cards and envelopes to make my cards.  I make a lot of thank you cards and I love these note cards.  They are just the right size for a handwritten message and they are a great deal… you get 20 cards and envelopes for $6.00.  You probably know by now that I like to make everything coordinate and you can see how my card matches the gift bag and pistachio macarons.


I thought you might enjoy this little story.


I love to make matching envelopes.  It’s a little sneak peek to what’s inside and so much better than just a plain envelope.


Here’s a few photos as promised from our time in France.




My daughter had to “pinch” the pyramid.
We just can’t seem to behave in art museums…even when we’re in The Louvre.
I bet you didn’t know the early Romans invented the selfie.
Au revoir!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’


10 thoughts on “A CASE for Merci

  1. WOW, how great! You share so much of yourself with us. I love the whole theme of matchy-matchy. I too and like that. Your trip, your photos and your thank-yous are terrific. Have a wonderful Monday.

  2. Love your thank you card and envelope! Pistachio is my fav too! Your pics are awesome and so fun….glad to hear you had a great time in Paris! Glad your back safe and sound…enjoy your day!

  3. Thank you Mary Ann! We had such a wonderful time. I will have to post our pictures from England another time. We spent more time there and I still didn’t get to see everything I wanted to. Beautiful country!!!!

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