Friday, June 19, 2009

All that sparkles

I snickered to myself this morning when I noticed some glitter on Andy's face. (He's my 20 year old son.) These are the table markers that I made for my Neice's wedding. I used the number solos stamped in black, then I used a paint brush to paint glue all over them, then glittered the numbers. It was fun, but I know that we'll be sparkling for weeks.
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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Best Use of time

One of my favorite things to do is to make a co-ordinating gift wrap to go with a gift. Kristine has a baby shower to go to this afternoon, and she asked me to use my canoe stamp to make a gift bag. . . . sure, my kitchen is a mess, but who am I to refuse her! I used the Back Country Paper packet. Some of the trees are stamped with B1328 Backwoods stamp set ( mostly on the tissue paper) and some are cut out from the Background and Texture paper. The water on the gift bag is also one of the B&T papers from the Back Country Paper packet.
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The assignment was to use the Animal Crackers paper packet and new stamps from the Summer Close to My Heart Idea Book and make a standard size card. I'm still loving making my own rainbow pads with the Re-inkers. I stamped the owl with one using Dutch Blue, Clover Meadow, and Sunflower re-inkers I outlined the owl with black; colored the beak sunflower and accented it with liquid glass. I was able to curve "woohoo" on the block to have it curve around the circle. I also used black mini-brads for the eyes. I'm loving my new piercing tool that comes with it's own little matt. I need to make 19 of these cards for an exchange that I'm doing. . . I'm giong to have a hard time mailing these off, because I love them so much.
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