Sunday, November 21, 2010

New Use for Stampscapes

Ever since I first got my stampscape stamps, I've been thinking of ways to use them for crafts other than just cards. I've used them for tags and my wedding invitations but this is the first time I've used them on a medium other than paper. I wasn't sure how well it would work but I was amazed the detail transferred just as well to wood as it does to paper. I sealed these coasters with acrylic spray and now they're ready for use!

Winter Wonderland

This scene was inspired by one of my fellow stampscapers in my yahoo group. I used a white gel pen over the top of the finished scene to create the frost and snow. I like the serenity in this scene. It seemed appropriate to post on my blog with the coming of the holiday season!

Monday, November 15, 2010

New Craft Desk~!

It may only be November but I'm already getting excited for the holidays. I'm ready to snuggle up in a sweatshirt and a cup of tea and start getting crafty (maybe not the sweatshirt yet - still getting used to fall in Southern California). To get ready to make holiday crafts I made myself a new craft corner. I am so excited to have everything organized and in one place.

I've already gotten started on some holiday gift tags. I used my pine cone stamp and also part of my stampscapes set for these: