Monday, January 15, 2018

Paper Sweeties - You're Snow Special

Welcome back by again today, everyone!  I hope you're having a great week and that you have been enjoying all the fabulous Paper Sweeties projects being shared.  There sure are A LOT of awesome products available at Paper Sweeties, and I hope you will take some time to explore ALL there is to offer.  Here's another project I've created using some of my favorites.

I started this little project with a small white paper bag that I folded over and covered with some sweet inked patterned papers.  To the front, I added vines and flowers cut from wool felt using the Pretty Posies Sweet Cuts.  I stamped the sentiment (You're Snow Special) using the Let It Snow Stamp Set.  I stamped Abigail onto white card stock, colored her using my Copics, and cut her out using the Abigail Sweet Cut.  Then, I dressed her in her favorite winter coat, hat, mittens and boots by stamping onto patterned papers using the ADORABLE Let It Snow Stamp Set.  I topped Abigail's hat with a Grapefruit Sequin.
For the next page of this little book (the inside left - photo below), I used another inked patterned paper and then lined the left-hand side of the page with more wool felt flowers using the lovely Pretty Posies Sweet Cuts.  I used the rectangle tag found in the Stitched Tags #1 Sweet Cuts and stamped "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" in Coal Ink using the Let It Snow Stamp Set.  I also topped the tag with a bow tied with Bubblegum Seam Binding.
Finally, on the right-hand side of the booklet, I simply covered the page with patterned paper, and added a scalloped border using the Sweet Borders Sweet Cut, and left a spot for a photo so that when this book is given as a gift, a photo (or two) of some fun Winter activities can be stored in this place.  And because this is a paper bag album and comes with a built-in pocket, I added a tag for additional photos or journalling, and I added some Green Apple Seam Binding and Watermelon Seam Binding to it.
My talented team-mates have each prepared something special to share with you today, and I hope that you will take some time to stop by their blogs to take a look at how they used some of their favorite Paper Sweeties favorites to inspire you with their "Blast From The Past".  Here are the links to their blogs:

Michelle Bala
Nancy Salkeld

Thanks again for stopping by, and don't forget to stop by Paper Sweeties to find your favorite "Blast From The Past" products to help YOU create something extra sweet.  We just know that you will LOVE what you find there.

Karen

Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday Challenge Blog - Use Patterned Papers

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge - Challenge #437 - Winter

5 comments:

  1. Abigail looks so cute in her winter coat. You really made a cute little book. SO sweet.

    Sierra

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  2. So cute with the paper piecing! Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Debbie

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  3. Oh this is adorable, love the papers.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  4. Super cute card. Thank you for sharing with us over at Cupcake Inspiration Challenges!
    Danijela-DT

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