Sunday, October 18, 2015

Stamp Review Crew: For All Things Edition

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I am so excited to share this edition of the Stamp Review Crew with you because I adore this stamp set! It combines some of my favorite things in the world...the watercolor look, leaves, and all things fall.


If you are following along in order, you just came from Linda Callahan's blog. She sure inspires me!

My first project is a little wall art/memory keeping. I think that my grandson provides some wonderful decor, lol! I picked up this frame at Walmart this summer intending to use it to make a butterfly-filled frame. But I think this is much better :)  If you don't want to frame this, it would make an adorable scrapbook page also.
  1. I started with an 8"x10" piece of Kraft cardstock and started stamping at 2 corners. 
  2. I added some fun speckles in Whisper White Craft ink and the Gorgeous Grunge set. 
  3. Cut a 10" strip of ribbon and adhered with a little Tear & Tape on each end, folded over the edge. 
  4. I picked a photo of my little grandson, Cameron, and printed it as a 4"x6" photo and matted with a 4½"x6½" white mat. Gold would look fantastic also, but it is hard to photograph. 
  5. Place the photo where you like it best and tape it down with Washi tape at 2 corners. 


I am always looking for fun, quick, and easy treat holders, especially as we get close to the Christmas season. This came together very quickly with very little math :)
  1.  I took a 4¾"x8" piece cardstock, scored in half at 4". 
  2. Then I a diagonal chunk off the part that would be the front. I wanted that chunk to be big enough that you could tell what is tucked inside. 
  3. Then I stamped along the edge. Stitched on 2 sides. 
  4. I had to use another fantastic fall set, Acorny Thank You, it just works so well with this set! I used the 2 sets to create the embellishment at the bottom. 
  5. Then I cut a 3"x4½" piece of Very Vanilla and stamped that up to coordinate. This a place to put a note and maybe use Washi tape to adhere a gift card.
So, what do you think? Are you ready to start crafting yet? :)

That's all I have for you today, now it is time to go check out what Heidi Bak's has in store for us!

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8 comments:

Yapha said...

Fantastic projects, Tanya! I knew you would rock this set. And look how big your grandson is already!! Thanks for another fun hop.

Dawn Tidd said...

Awesome projects, Tanya! I love your frame and the picture suits it perfectly. I'm going to keep your treat holder in mind for fall classes too!

Nancy Smith said...

Awww - the framed project of your grandson is so cute! Way better than butterflies.

Linda Callahan said...

I adore what you did with the picture of your grandson! Beautifully done! And the treat holder is so perfect for fall!

Sue Plote said...

Oh Tanya! I'm in love with your projects. The picture frame is PERFECT...the grouping of the images is like a real life scene! And the combination of this set with newer items is great. Perfect!

Heidi Baks said...

Gorgeous! That frame is excellent!! I love the treat holder (am I gonna hear from Jamie that he heard the sewing machine going at all hours again? LOL!)

Mike said...

Tanya, I love the monochromatic look of this card! Gorgeous.

WebDeb said...

You inspired me for sure. I have a similar frame and a similar grandson -- so I'm ready to craft!

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