Hi friends! Did we have a weekend? Did I blink and miss it? Oh my. Time flies when you're having fun! I put the DH to work in the craft room this weekend helping me die cut things for classes. What an enormous help he was! WOW - we got so much done. I stayed up until well after midnight Friday night watching the Olympic opening ceremonies. Did you watch? My favorite things were when they raised the five gold Olympic rings and then fireworks came down out of them...and also at the end when the flame came together and the following aerial shots of all the fireworks! SOOOO cool!
I am still frantically making birthday cards! I have lots of Leo friends - August babies. Everyone loves a Leo, right? So, I have another birthday creation to share today. I LOVE the new Chevron impression folder from Stampin' Up. I used it on my card, and tried a different color scheme too.
This card didn't have any stamping! Just lots of fun paper, punches and embossing...
The patterned papers and the pennant are all from October Afternoon products.
These super fun wood words are from Studio Calico - can't wait to use more of them. I adore these fresh pretty stripes!
Here's a quick way to make leaves for your punch art flowers...Punch out a circle and then cut the circle into leaf shapes. Easy-peasy! I sometimes will score mine too, to give some dimension to them. Here's photo of the steps.
A little bit of foam tape and some cheery buttons finish off my flowers. Can you see the gorgeous impression of those chevrons? Perfect!
I finished all my samples for my upcoming classes at Paper Garden Boutique! I hope that some of you reading this can come and have some fun playing with me! The dates are August 11 and 12 and there is a Fall/Halloween class and a Winter/Christmas class. You can call the store to sign up - the number is 916-48-PAPER.
Thanks so much for coming by today.
I hope that you have a great week ahead!