How was your weekend?
I first need to welcome all my new followers and thank all of you that visited me during the blog-hop! I am overwhelmed by the sheer number of people who have visited me! Thank you!
Hope you managed to do the August Creative Expressions blog-hop that started on Friday? If you didn't do it HERE is the link for the start page. Follow the blogs from the links in each page, leave a comment and be in with a chance to win a fabby prize! It doesn't close till Tuesday 19th at 5pm so plenty of time yet.
Today I am showing a little home decor item. I had temporarily called it the Daisy Dangler and this title seems to have stuck! Officially the stamp is a sunflower but somehow I couldn't find a suitable rhyme for that!
I started by colouring a piece of card using blue/purple tones from the Cosmic Shimmer Water colours, Pastel shades. I wasn't going for a solid all-over colour, I wanted there to be some shading and visual 'texture' with brush strokes showing. I left this to dry completely. Important as the next stage involved heat embossing.
I then stamped and heat embossed the Sunflower Delight stamp in black 5 times and the sentiment from the Anemone Planter once onto this blue coloured card.
I made a cube from another piece of card. I measured the size of the stamped image and based my cube on this. Before I glued up the edges I made sure I added some ribbon to opposing corners. One corner has a loop for hanging from and the other has a ribbon tassel.
I then cut each stamped image and the sentiment out and glued one to each side. I was careful to get the images and the sentiment the right way up.
I added some Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Paste, Aurora, to the edges, the flower centres and the ribbon.
I have an idea that this sort of thing would make a good decoration for the festive season (see how I avoided saying the 'C' word?).
I fancy something in red and green, maybe gold glitter, featuring the stamps currently being showcased in the blog hop. Anyway, I hope this has inspired you in the same way it has inspired me?
If you haven't looked at the blog hop then might I suggest you give it a go now? Think of all the inspiration!
Have a lovely week, your comments are always read, thank you for visiting.