Friday, October 12, 2007

I'm leaving today!

I am off to Portland with my upline, Richelle, today for Stampin' Up!'s Regional tomorrow! Woohoo! I'm excited for a couple of reasons. One, I have been to one of these events before and they are just crazy fun. Crazy being lots of women in one place that LOVE stamping! Also, tonight, we are going to an SCS dinner! I will get to meet some of my favorite stamp artists at this dinner so it is soooo exciting!

I wanted to leave you with some artwork so I thought I'd show you the door prizes that I made for Richelle and I for the dinner tonight. The first little piece of cuteness is the JOY block. I had a couple of extra wood block laying on my desk and I thought it would be cute to make them into the word joy for a Christmas house decoration. At first I thought it would be three separate blocks with letters but the letters I chose aren't big enough so I put them all on one. First, I used a sponge and Real Red ink and died the block red. Then I put the DP from Dashing on the block and used my craft and hobby knife to cut the paper around the block. Next, I stamped the letters in Real Red craft ink and used Iridescent Ice EP to emboss them. Sparkly! After that I popped them up with Dimensionals. I added Very Vanilla 5/8" Grosgrain to the edges of the block and Real Red Grosgrain on top with a bow and voila! A little JOY package! I am absolutely thrilled with how this came out! I think it is sooo cute!

The other item I made was with a giant clothes pin. And I do mean giant! it is 6 1/2" tall! I used the Apple Cider DP and some of the fabulous Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon (get it while you can...it is FABULOUS!) and glued them to the clothes pin! Easy schmesy! It you set it on the opposite end that the picture shows then you can use it to hold a card, picture, or anything else your little heart desires! Pretty neato, huh?!

So, that is it! The two door prizes...I hope they are well liked and that we get something really fun in return!

I will not be posting tomorrow at all and probably late on Sunday if at all as I will need to get my photos in order and such before I post.

Have a super fantastic weekend!

3 comments that make my day!:

Lisa's Blessed A Latte said...

Have Fun....You will be so close to my neck of the woods..

Hugs,
Lisa B <><

dd2njoy said...

Your blog is cool!! Have fun this weekend,i'm sure you'll have lots to talk about when you come back!!

dd2njoy said...

Love your block too,hehe!