I cleaned up my craft area the other day and found these two wooden pieces (unfinished) so I decided now would be a good time to finish them!
This was a plain unfinished wooden switchplate cover. I sealed it with a clear acrylic sealer and then added a few coats of white acrylic craft paint. Once that dried, I put dabs of the purple and pink acrylic paints on a paper plate and then laid a small piece of plain muslin over top, then dabbed the stamps on top. The muslin allows only a little paint through so you can get a cleaner image. I took the back end of a paint brush to make the flower centers. When all was dry, I sprayed a satin clear coat over top.
While I did not stamp on this second piece, I did use some stamp supplies! It was a plain wooded flower with the hook attached, prepared same as the switchplate. The paint is just brushed on though. The center of the flower is accented with clear Stickles, and again the whole thing was sprayed with the satin sealer when dried.
I saw this basket on AnnMarie's blog, and I just had to make one! Isn't is cute? Check out her link for the instructions.
I made this for a birthday present and thought I could maybe fill it with some chocolates or something. It was made from an 8x8 piece of cardstock (SU Mellow Moss, So Saffron). I used the flower stamp from SU Something to celebrate and the birthday sentiment from a SU birthday set. Ink is chocolate chip, colored in with watercolor pencils. Flowers are highlighted with clear Stickles.
I am working on a 12x12 sized on for Christmas goodies for my neighbors.
Just waiting for this baby to come! Although, if the tech was wrong and it's not a girl....what can you do?
I made this simple and sweet 12x12 layout for a baby pages swap on SCS. I decided to go general for the girl theme, and pulled the "Sweet Pea" from the New Arrival Cricut cartridge. The background papers, dots, and flower cut outs are all DCWV. The rest is SU Certainly Celery and Barely Banana. Buttons are misc, flowers with the white centers are punches and the sentiment is SU.
Hello all! A while back I found a tutorial for an adorable little "pizza" box on SCS. It was SO easy to put together - my kind of thing. So one night, while I was bemoaning my overloaded card stash (I seem to make way more than I use lately!) I went searching for a nice little box that was easier to make than my earlier stationery project and I found this little tutorial on someone's blog to make the pizza boxes in card size!
Materials are SU cardstock in Chocolate Chip, Pale Plum and Perfectly Plum. Ink is SU, same colors. Stamps are SU for the sentiment (I can't remember the name!) and Out on a Limb from Papertrey Ink. Blossoms are highlighted with crystal Stickles. Ribbon is just misc from my supply.
I can't believe fall is just around the corner! August is gone, September is rolling along so quickly. I do like fall, except for the impending doom of winter, and my favorite fall thing (well, second to making anything pumpkin) is making soup! Here are two soup 6x6 recipe cards I put together for a soup swap on SCS.