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Sunday, January 13, 2008

Ginger Blossoms make me Smile!

Can you believe it! I found some time to stamp! I won't tell you how long it took me to do all this ......too long! But I had fun doing it! I guess the longest part was waiting for some things to dry. (The flower center on the card and the bookplate on the notebook)
Look at the card! See the pkg. of flowers to the right??? Well I have had these in my *stash* for a few years! I finally came across them and figured I could use them in the same was as The Pretties! They are really a clip thingy to hold your tablecloth down! I got them years ago in a party supply store for .33 cents each! They come 4 to a pack and each one has two flowers, so I got 8 of them in each pkg! How cool is that! I used my sponges and classic ink to color it. For the center of the flower I used a Build a Brad base and then cut part of the DSP with the small circle punch. I used a clear glue I had and added micro beads! Isn't it pretty!!!!
These are notebooks I picked up at Target a while back. (Stash again!!!!) They came 2 in a pack! I just glued some paper on the front and back, added a bookplate (used a diecut) and stamped the verse. I filled it in with Crystal Effects! I also put some of the DSP into the pen and now have a matching set! The pen fits nicely into the spiral of the notebook! I also used 2 of the smaller circle punches to give the closure a little something instead of leaving it plain.
And then I made a little mini book with the same coasters I used for my calendars! Gotta love them!
I don't know what I am going to do with it yet, but will add some cardstock on the pages for photos etc. And it's also the first time I played with my Bind-It-All! Can't wait to do more!!!!!


Elaine said...

Loving the projects!!! Keep it up!! :)

Patty W said...

Nice stuff! Love how you altered the flower clips..that's really good idea! Gotta look at things differently sometimes...see what you can turn it into!

thanks for your talents!