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Simply Jane....

Welcome to Group Post #2 for the January Papertrey Ink countdown!  Only one more day until you can order all of these goodies for yourself! 
Today the team is showcasing the new Simply Jane collection.  The collection includes the Simply Jane stamp set and coordinating dies, along with a Simply Jane text paper collection.  The stamps and dies were designed by Nichole, and were inspired by the books written by author Jane Austen.  I love the vintage look and feel of this set!  I can see it being used for so many different occasions.  
For my project today, I created a girly-girl birthday card.  I used the pretty, ornate frame image from the set and stamped it with Smokey Shadow ink, then placed that pretty rose bouquet image inside.  I finished it off with my very favorite Think Big Favorite #12 birthday sentiment, along with a verse from the new Simply Jane set (this sentiment stamp has a script "happy birthday" at the bottom which I masked off while stamping).
To give it a little depth, I embossed the frame after stamping.  I ran it through my diecut machine with the Limitless Layers 2 1/4" oval die, along with my embossing mat (so it would emboss instead of cut).  I love that little extra touch!  The background is filled with tiny roses, also from the Simply Jane set which I stamped with Aqua Mist ink stamped off once for a lighter effect.
To finish off the bottom of my card, I used the new Front & Center #2 die and just trimmed off the top scallop edge and flipped it upside down.  I love the way the curve of what is supposed to be the "handle" frames my sentiment perfectly.  I topped it off with some bow diecuts from the Bells & Boughs collection.
I hope you enjoyed today's peek at the new Simply Jane collection, available on January 15th from the Papertrey Ink website!  Be sure to hop around to see what the other designers have cooked up with this new collection!
Supplies not linked, but available from Papertrey Ink on January 15: Simply Jane stamp set, Think Big Favorites #12 stamp set, Front & Center #2 die, Limitless Layers 2 1/4" Oval die collection