Hi you guys! I know I haven’t posted much lately, but I’ve had a bunch going on with my knee (not happy stuff) and then I was on vacation for a week (yay!). I feel like I’m finally crawling out from a deep deep hole. But, every little thing really is gonna be alright! And I’m gonna start blogging again. Have sure missed all of you.
Can’t tell you how much I love the new Please Note stamp set from Studio Calico! And the 6×6″ paper pack? Oh yeah, love it too. As soon as I saw the label paper I knew I had to chop them up and stamp on them. On some of them, I punched little holes to make them look like notebook paper — yes!
And the paper clip? It just kills me. To get this look, I just stamped the paper clip several times on different papers + the notecard itself, then lined them all up. ta dah!
Isn’t the Please Note Collection just awesome? Check out more here!
Hope you have a super great weekend, and hope you have time to be creative!
Hey you guys! Thanks so much for all your kind comments about the knee yesterday — made me feel so happy! And so glad that it’s getting better, really missed all of you!
Now as promised, here’s the first of several cards that I made for Studio Calico to use in their booth at CHA — I was so honored to make cards for them as I love their style. It’s got such a fun, playful, vintage vibe to it that I’m really drawn to!
I love this butterfly stamp — you’ll be seeing a few more cards I made with it later, ha ha! For this version, I got out my ancient set of Crayola watercolors and colored them in, then while it was still wet I splattered them with gray. Love how they turned out, don’t you?
Here’s the set the butterfly stamp is from, it’s called Calico Borders!
And the paper is all from the new Classic Calico collection 6×6″ pad — that book paper is so versatile, I want to use it on everything!
I stitched the butterflies on with silver metallic thread, added some bling and that was that!
Hello my “deers”! How are you this fine Monday? Do you have snow? Sure wish that we did, but that’s pretty rare here in Texas. So I have to make do with stamping some instead, like this snowy pocket card I made for my Dad!
(Dad, if you are reading this, no peeking!)
(And just in case you peeked, that Starbuck’s gift card is NOT for you — I know how much you hate coffee, ha! You’ll have to wait until Christmas to see your real gift card, HA!)
The card is over on the Hero Arts blog today, yay! I had the hardest time deciding what photo to use for some reason. The first one is really clean and snowy looking…
…but this second photo seems more “manly” somehow. Even though it’s the exact same card and background.
And, it was really hard to capture the frosty goodness of the Rock Candy Distress Stickles.
So, which of the first two photos is *your* fave? I’d love to hear! And, if you want to see which one I finally ended up going with then click on over to the Hero Arts blog!
Oh and! There’s a new 2012 stamp on there, too! :)
Hey you guys! Join me, Shari, Sally, and Jennifer over on the Hero Arts blog today as we pass this stamp around in a video. Was so much fun, and I really do love this stamp! (And I hope you can’t tell in the video, but I have had the worst cold. It’s finally going away — hope it’s gone by the weekend — I have too much to do!)
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Howdy from Austin, TX! My name is Lisa Spangler and I like to make crafty stuff, eat donuts, and take photos. (Not necessarily in that order.) More about me.
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