Friday, September 13, 2013

Autumn Thanks

Flourishes September Release is underway, and they are hosting a Get in Shape release challenge. You can read about the challenge here. I made a bottle tag with a small pocket for an additional little treat--maybe some gourmet chocolates :)

I used Flourishes Seasonal Wreaths stamp set and cut file.

Be sure to check out Flourishes beautiful new Christmas stamps,

Stamps:Seasonal Wreaths (Flourishes), Turning a New Leaf (PTI),Cover-a-Card Newsprint (Impression Obsession)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko), Ripe Avocado (PTI)
Paper: Vintage Cream, Canyon Clay,Ripe Avocado (PTI); Blending Card X Press It (Copic)
Other: Cut file for Seasonal Wreaths (Flourishes); Silhouette file #22517; Turning a New Leaf die, Tiny Tags die, Linen Impression plate,rustic twine (PTI); Copics

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge #237

This week's Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge hostess Katie Sims challenges us to use dry embossing.

I made this acorn shaped card using a Silhouette file  #33026; after duplicating the shape and flipping one,I welded the two pieces to form the card base. I cut a third bottom piece which I embossed and inked with Wild Honey Distress ink. The cap's edges were also brushed with brown ink. A few leaves from Flourishes Falling Leaves, fussy cut and colored with Prismacolor pencils, and some twine finish this fall card.

Be sure to check out Flourishes September release--gorgeous Christmas stamps!
Thanks for stopping by,

Stamps: Falling Leaves (Flourishes)
Paper: Stamper's Select White, kraft (PTI), brown (Paper Studio)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Wild Honey Distress Ink
Other: Silhouette file #33026, Prismacolor pencils, Victoria embossing folder (Cuttlebug)

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tiny Treasure

It's time again for Crafty Secrets Linky Party. This month I created a  tiny bird house guarded by a fairy, perfect for a tiny treasure such as a love note, a tooth for the tooth fairy, a jewel, or chocolate
nestled inside.

This small favor box, approximately two inches, was cut with Lori Whitlock Silhouette file #38481.

The Crafty Secrets digital garden fairy was printed and cut using the Silhouette. With the Designer Edition of Silhouette it is easy to import digital stamps. Opening the stamp file with the bird house file made it very easy to adjust the size of the fairy stamp. Since the stamp is fairly small, I wasn't certain how well the print and cut feature would work, but I was impressed with how well the Silhouette cut this small image.  I colored the fairy with Copics and added some sparkle to the fairy's wings with a glitter pen.

A tiny banner, flowers, butterfly, and bumblebee decorate the sides while some pretty digital paper covers the roof.

What tiny treasure would like to find inside?

Stamps:Fairy Wishes Digital Stamps, Queen Bee,Sweet Kids,Born to Fly Clear Art Stamps (Crafty Secrets); Mini Banner Greetings (Pink Persimmon)
Ink: Memento Black Tuxedo (Tsukineko)
Paper: Rustic Cream (PTI), patterned digital paper (iralamijashop),Blending Card by X Press It (Copics)