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Sunday, May 29, 2011

New Home Notelets with the ColourQ

I've been keen on making a set of small, one-sided cards ever since I saw the lovely Reading Relish notelets at Jacks Arty Crafty Kreations. A friend just bought a new house, and I liked the idea of her having some pretty yet simple cards that she could use for "new address" cards. She's one of those people to whom art & poetry are as natural & necessary as food & sleep, and I love making things for her. I know she'll love this colourQ combo.

Guess who just got a
Sizzix Texture Boutique?! That's right it's me, CG! I just love it, more than I even thought I would. For these, I stamped and embossed the pieces, mounted them to the secondary colors, and then ran them through the embosser with the paisley folder. I can't believe how well that worked!
Inspiration:
colourQ challenge #86: Real Red, Daffodil, So Saffron, Early Espresso + white

Stamps: Regal Greetings set by {ippity} Stamps, wooden house stamp from Mom, sentiment by StudioG
Paper: Hammermill, Recollections
Tools: SCAL, Cricut, Marvy heat tool, Sizzix Texture Boutique & paisley embossing folder
Other: ZipDry glue, Stampendous embossing powder, StazOn and InkItUp inks, bakers twine, brad
Copics: E47

7 comments:

Ruthie said...

Hey CG - it's rather fabby - love the texture - I have a challenge to use texture this week over at Delicious Doodles - so I guess I now know the sort of thing I am going to do (was absolutely pulling up blanks!!!) - thanks for sharing your inspiration!

Rx

Sylvia Nelson said...

Hi Christina, This is a wonderful set, love your embossing! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

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Rose Petal said...

Hello Christina. This is an amazing project, and I love it. Gorgeous bright colours, love all the texture. It makes a wonderful gift. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Mrs. Swandog said...

This set is awesome...I just love the colors and all the embossing!

Lisha said...

too cute...I have to try this out...tfs
Felisa

LeAnne said...

Very cute! Great way to use the CQC colors this week!

suzARTe said...

this set is just lovely