Monday, February 2, 2015

The Stamp Review Crew - Celebrate Today

Welcome to The Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop featuring the stamp set, CELEBRATE TODAY.  I'm excited to share my projects with you.  They are the last ones completed over the summer holiday break as I am back at work today. I hope the schedule goes to plan :)

If you get 'lost' along the way you can click on the image below and it will take you to the SRC Blog where you will see a list of all the 'crew' that are participating this week  -

http://stampreviewcrew.blogspot.com/2015/02/stamp-review-crew-celebrate-today.html

Celebrate Today is a brand new photopolymer stamp set in the Occasions Catalogue and if you purchase the Balloon Framelits Dies as a 'bundle' you save 15% off the total cost. 

Bundle - #138869

I had a lot of fun inking some of the stamps from this very cute set and using the Birthday Bash Designer Washi Sheets (which are featured on the same page in the catty) to make two projects to share with you today.

1. Birthday Owl Card
Everyone loves their owl punch and I absolutely love the MDS (My Digital Studio) version that you can download and combine with an e-cutter to make lots of different, quirky, owl characters.  I added MDS bird punch wings for the first time to hold the party balloon. 

To make the balloon, I stamped the stars and circle stamp with Versa Mark Ink onto some washi sheet and heat embossed with white embossing powder. The washi was then stuck to a small piece of Window Sheet (acetate) and cut out with the Balloon Framelit with the Big Shot machine.  The White Baker's Twine was attached to a thin strip of acetate with some Sticky Strip and wrapped around the owl's wing.  A little Glue Dot was used to stick the balloon to the ear to make it stand upright without folding over. 

   


 2. Happy 18th Badge
This birthday badge is made by gluing several layers of balloons together, cut from Coastal Cabana Card stock using the Balloon Framelit Die.  The sentiment was stamped with black ink on Whisper White Card stock covered with some Birthday Bash Designer Washi Sheet.  A badge pin was adhered to the back of the badge with some Crystal Effects. The '18th' is actually from the PL Day to Day Stamp Set.  I think the rest is fairly self explanatory.

    
Thanks for hopping along to see The Stamp Review Crew Celebrate Today!

Deb Currier is up next -
http://artfeltimpressions.blogspot.com.au/2015/02/the-stamp-review-crew-celebrate-today.html


Back to Dawn Tidd -
http://tiddbitsfromdawn.typepad.com/tiddbits-from-dawn/2015/02/the-stamp-review-crew-celebrate-today-edition.html


13 comments:

Dawn Tidd said...

Absolutely adorable owl! I love the doily skirt and the bows on the ears. The way you have her holding the balloon is fantastic! What a birthday card to receive and along with the pin she's set to turn 18!

Linda Callahan said...

Well that owl is downright adorable! Love those little bows - perfect accessories! Fun projects!

Kerry Willard Bray said...

So clever! That owl is just amazing...so many details and they call come together beautifully!

Tanya Boser said...

Oh, my, gosh!!! That owl card is adorable! I love that you were able to use MDS and your e-cutter to do this. Your Washi sheet balloon is so clever too. Here I thought I didn't need the Washi sheets, lol!

Christine Blain said...

Gorgeous, creative, projects Bron; I love how you've used these adorable new products.

Susan Mac Donald said...

caaaauutttee!

Jessica said...

Wow what a cute card! Great job. TFS, hugs Jess

rubberredneck said...

How cute is that!!!!!! I love it!! I love the pin too that is way too fun!

Marla said...

Cute! So cute!

Yapha said...

Oh my goodness, Bronwyn, that owl is fantastic!! What a brilliant idea!

Carol Carriveau said...

What a wonderful card...love that little owl girl and all of the elements that you put on her...the apron is fabulous! Great birthday badge!

Mike said...

Cute 3D projects. Really nice to see something other than a card! Very clever!

Martha Inchley said...

ADORABLE! I love how you created the balloon with an acetate sheet and the washi sheet! Thanks for sharing!

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