It’s been a busy weekend here what with football on Friday night and a band competition yesterday. And today — I’ve hosted an Open House featuring Paper Pumpkin. We’ve played with Paper Pumpkin, met new and caught up with old friends and all around had a nice afternoon.
In addition to the Open House, today is #stampingsunday. We’re using Choose Happiness and decided to go with a Fall or Halloween theme. My creation could go either way.
My little treat started with a Tangelo Twist rosette to which I’ve added a piece of Burlap Ribbon. I cut off the selvedge and frayed part of the ribbon. Then, I created two long banner strips from Vellum cardsotck that are heat embossed in Black using the border image in the stamp set.
Next, I used a Banners Framelit to cut a piece of Rich Razzleberry cardstock. After stamping the woodgrain image from Choose Happiness, I heat embossed with Heat and Stick and added Silver Glitter. Then came the bird/crow image. I stamped on Basic Black cardstock and heat embossed with Black embossing powder, then cut it out by hand. Finally, I took a piece of Blackberry Bliss Stitched Satin Ribbon and cut off the selvedge. Then I frayed the ribbon and collected the fine threads and adhered them to the rosette using Glue Dots.
I filled the 1×8 cellophane bag with peanut butter M&Ms in fall colors. They fit perfectly and are a bit addictive.
Thanks for stopping by this #stampingsunday.
Create something today,
Enjoy the art of stamping and the pleasure of owning your own business.
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