I started by making my colorful background with the Ray of Sunshine Cutting Plate (trimming part of the length and alternating strips of woodgrain patterned paper). I used the coordinating dies, This Way to Smiles, to die cut the flowers, leaves and the chevron arrow.
Here's a look at the September Stamp of the Month, Sending Smiles:
Here's a look at the coordinating dies, This Way to Smiles (sold separately):
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Supplies from the TE store:
Stamps: Sending Smiles - September 2013 SOTM (TE)
Paper: Flower Box (Doodlebug), Choice Snow White, Choice Kraft (TE)
Ink: Memento Rose Bud, Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Taylored Dies: This Way to Smiles, Ray of Sunshine Cutting Plate (TE); Standard Circle Nestabilities - SM (Spellbinders), Chino pearls (Kaisercraft), Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.