Thanks for stopping by. I hope you are visiting as much to see the new projects I have to share as you are for the blog candy. :-)
Today I am sharing a card I made using my new Sizzix Framelits Die Set 7PK w/Stamp - Chandeliers that just arrived in the mail yesterday. I wanted to create something quick and easy to try out the product so I would know if I wanted to purchase more when I found them on sale. I will definitely purchase more sets of these. FYI, I used painters tape to hold the die over the paper while running it through the die cutting machine. Do not press the tape too hard to the paper as it does not remove from all types of paper as easy as it removes from walls after painting. Here is how my finished card looks:
The card is based on Scappy Canuck's blog post Supporting OWH (and a tutorial so you can too)! If you have not visited her blog, you really should as she is one of the many talented people I have met online.
I used Sizzix Framelits Die Set 7PK w/Stamp - Chandeliers, Making Memories Cosmopolitan Collection and Magnetic Stapler & Color Staples, Sassafras Sweet Marmalade cardstock, Spellbinders labels and Grand Calibur cutting machine, CTMH Exclusive Inks Moonstruck then and Cocoa, yellow cardstock, ribbon and a "Thinking of You" stamp from my stash.
My other project was started for the NSD Online Challenge #8 - The Honeymoon at CropChocolate, but I could not wrap it up in time to meet the deadline. The challenge was to "Create a mini album for a honeymoon or vacation that you’ve taken or are getting ready to take."
Here is how it turned out:
I first saw the Backpack Mini Album Using CTMH Superhero Papers at Tutton's Treasures. A friend of hers told her about the Mini Backup Album Tutorial at Scrapbook-Crazy.
I used Echo Park Paper Co.'s Life Is Good collection and Fancy Pants Designs' Memo Notebook, We R Memory Keepers brads and Crop-a-Dile, pink brads and mini-magnets I had in my stash. I "borrowed" some gardener's twine from my mother's gardening supplies (I hope will be able to stake her dahlias without it).
I hope you enjoyed the projects I shared today.
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