Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Goofing off

I've been goofing off at my craft desk instead of actually getting around to making something. One reason for this is because I WON A BLOG CANDY from Jenny over at Stamping Moments! I was so excited to get it in the mail. I played around with it straight away, but I haven't created anything yet. However, I did have to reorganise most of my work space to accommodate the new stamp set. I had a blast doing that (you know how much I love organising)and now my desk looks great.

Here's one thing I did manage to make. I bought these 'Wildlife Reserve' from Stampin' Up and I've had them a few weeks. It's a set of 14 and as you can see most of them are on the small side.
I haven't quite figured out how to use small stamps. PLEASE, let me know if you have any tips.
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I stamped the animal, punched it out with the circle punch, masked the animal and spritzed the background. Then I took chipboard letters and painted them with Distress crackle paint
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Stampin' Up stamps (Wildlife Reserve), spritzer, 1.5" circle punch,
Distress crackle paint, Whispers markers, various cardstock, and alphabet chipboard (American Crafts???).

5 comments:

Scoobie said...

Small stamps are difficult to use, but you solved this perfectly. Very pretty card!

the mom said...

That spritzer looks fun!
I like your cards.
You have a knack for making masculine cards. That doesn't seem as easy as the pretty girlie ones.

:)

Leah said...

cute design! way to use those stamps!

Deb Neerman said...

WoWzA, great stamp set!! You did a great job with 'em, too!

I can see using these cute l'il thangs in your Making Memories Tag Maker. They'd make the cutest stinkin' tags ... evuh! LOL, I simply assume you have the these toys ... but it's not a wild assumption in this hobby, KWIM??

OR, you can string them together and make a zoo banner ....

OR, punch out a circle in your card front, push a pin between the card stock, then tie your little tag to the bottom of the pin so it will swing and turn in the opening ...

OR, make zoo ornaments for the kiddies in your life ...

OR, use them like file tabs on pages and cards ...

OR, make a zoo-themed mobile with 'em ...

OR, ... I think I'm out for now!

~Hugs!

Andrea said...

Oh wow, great card.
xAndrea