Saturday, May 12, 2012

Sewing - Hanging Hand Towel

I've been wanting to make these hanging hand towels for a while now (since I spotted them on this website ... and happened to spot these cute tea towels in Spotlight the other day. The intention was to make a couple for Mothers Day, however I hung this one up in my kitchen to take a photo, now I just can't bear to take it down. Think I'll have to make some more and pop them away in the present cupboard for Christmas!

The possibilities really are endless as I also saw some plain coloured towels (with no pattern/design) which had a matching strip of fabric along the bottom. This added that extra splash of colour which was needed to give another point of interest. What a great gift for someone who is hard to buy for!!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Male card - masking leaves

If you want an extremely easy and quick male card which uses very little craft supplies, this card is perfect. I saw it on Leonie Schroder's blog, loved it so copied it almost exactly as I didn't have the same stamps. It looks much better in real life. I'm going to do a few more in blue and brown tones.

I just used three scrap pieces of paper and held in place with a very small amount of double sided tape on the plain white card stock. Then using daubers I sponged SU Always Artikoke and SU Mellow Moss to a desired colour strength. I then removed the scrap paper and stamped the leaf images as desired and finished off with the birthday saying.

Products used: leaf stamps are non Stampin Up; birthday saying is from the SU Upsy Daisy stamp set; SU Always Artikoke & Mellow Moss stamp pads; white card stock.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Stampin Up - A Rose Is a Rose - 70th Birthday Card

Products used:  Stampin Up A Rose Is A Rose stamp set; SU Sale-a-bration Bliss stamp set; SU French Script stamp; Pink Pirouette, Pretty In Pink, Rich Razzleberry, Mellow Moss & Always Artitoke ink pads.

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