Monday, April 21, 2008

A Little Happy Spring Gift

I made this tiny tote with a shower gel and lotion inside and shower mist tag for an online SCS friend and ended up making them for a couple of other friends for Mother's day. I like that they aren't so big they make anyone feel like I've overdone it!
The shape of the tiny tote came from Stampin' Up! I altered their instructions just a bit since they just said wrap a certain box. My base is 4-3/4 inches by 11 inches. I scored at 3-1/2, 4-7/8, 8-1/2 and 9-7/8 inches and then at 3-1/2 the short way :). My Certainly Celery layer is 3-3/8 X 3-1/4, smaller Soft Sky is 3-1/8 X 3 and the Whisper White layer is 2-7/8 X 2-3/4. The Wide Certainly Celery grosgrain ribbon is adhered inside with sticky strip for a quick and sweet little tote for tiny gifts.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Today's SCS Sketch Challenge plus

This card is for today's SCS sketch was a lot of fun to use the Rocket stamp from Pun fun and to use lots of embellishments......Below it is a simpler card that I made to give to the neighbors with a pack of diapers. They adopted 2 little boys that are toddlers so it needed to be a "Congratulations everyone!" sort of thing :) The "Have a Blast" sentiment was just printed on the computer.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Tone on Tone Embossing

Today's Inspiration Challenge on SCS was to be inspired by a cow from this site:;All_Cow_Parade,_A-M/70

I chose the Hershey bar chocolate cow and made the card below....I think it is both rich and masculine.

While the embossing powders and gun were on my kitchen island, I decided to go ahead and try Vanilla tone on tone for an upcoming class. (Now I've decided to give the ladies a choice between the two I think.) The cards could also be gift card holders.