Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Friendship Umbrella, and Other Cool Stuff

I wanted to post the friendship umbrella I made

for my crafty swapper pal Kathleen. 

I had to laugh when I saw that we both used the same pattered paper

to make the umbrellas.

side view.

after it was filled. I didn't put a stand on the bottom of the one I made.

This is standing up with the help of a plate stand. 

one of the rosettes I made. We used the same paper pack from Michael's called

Ooh La La to make the swap. 

embellishment box. This is a plastic box from Dollar Tree.

I made a belly band to go around it. 

inside view. 

shaker card. 

and another shaker. 

I received this cute barn door piggy card from my friend Lisa. 

So cute!!!! The barn door sides back and forth. 

greeting is on the other side of the door. 

Thanks Lisa! Love it! 

Yesterday was the first day of Spring, and me and hubby went for a walk. 

The sun was really shining! Of course we got some snow last night. So much for Spring! 

Stamping trails

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hampton Art Coloring Stamp Sets

So my friend Kathleen sent me these wonderful

Hampton Art coloring clear stamps in my swap box. 

She said she found them at Dollar Tree, and with that

little bit of enabling I drove fast as I could to 

my nearest Dollar Tree to see if I could find more....

and I did! Was able to snag up 4 more sets. Can't

believe they were only a dollar each. I remember when Michael's was

selling them for 12 bucks! 

Love all the little stamps in the packages along

with the words. Thanks Kathy for the tip! 
So what are you waiting for? Get to Dollar Tree fast! 
Stamping trails

Monday, March 19, 2018

Ooo La La Swap from Kathleen

I received an awesome swap box from my crafty

friend Kathleen last week. Oh my did she make some great things! 

This little book opens up and has lots of pockets for goodies. 

Inside view. 

This awesome tag book has a letter in my name on each page and also has pockets. 

Where does she come up with this stuff? So cool! 

She filled the pockets with die cuts. 

Cute little bunny basket that holds....

a set of napkin rings. She attached the bubble stickers, and made the rosettes to mount them on. 

Another beautiful item is this homemade potholder. 

Wish I had a machine like hers!

just look at the quilted bunnies! 

Friendship umbrella. It even has a stand at the bottom! 

side view

shabby chic flowers. 

Little plastic box from Dollar Tree that she decorated. 

just look at all the goodies inside! 

little blue bunny and lots of tags, and cards. 

Hampton Art clear coloring stamps

and a set of thimbles. These she picked up for me while on the cruise she

took in February. 

All I can say is wow, wow, wow!!!! Thanks so much for spoiling me Kathleen. 

Hope you enjoyed your swap as much as I enjoyed yours. 

Stamping trails

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Bunny Found a Carrot Punch Art

Well I thought I was done with bunny favors, but 

I had one more idea, and had to make it. 

Just love the little bunny with the carrot!!!! 

Found Little Debbie limited edition carrot cake rolls in the store last week, 
and I just knew I could decorate them. 
The punch art bunny was completed first using different punches.
After it was finished I attached it to the top of the package using glue dots. 
Cute right? 
I think that bunny better be getting out of Mr McGregor's garden! 
Stamping trails

Friday, March 16, 2018

Bunny Tail Punch Art for Easter

Happy bunny tails! 

I started making the bunny tail favors, then decided I needed a little

basket to put them in. 

Originally I was only going to make white bunnies, and

fill the bags with white candy.  I found that I was having a problem

finding white candy to put in the bags for the tails.

Do you remember the candy called Sixlets? Well I found

bags of them with multi candy colors in the them. 

So I spent yesterday morning opening up those little packs, and sorting them

by color. Made the bunnies to match. Above we have pink.

we also have yellow. 


purple (my favorite one)

and white. The white one has Cadbury mini eggs, but when

I opened that pack it only had 3 white eggs. Oh bother!!!!! 

I think these are so cute! 

Here is a side view of the basket. It was made using a 9x9 piece of 

cardstock. Pretty easy to make. The bunnies are made with different punches. 

I think I'm done making favors for the week. I have one more circling around in my

head, and I may get that one done this weekend. 

Bunny tails!!!!! 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Finger Puppet Chick Punch Art Favor

Now this is a chicken. 

Made out of different punches that I had on hand. 

Isn't  she cute nesting on the Reese's egg? 

I wanted the chick to be removable, so I came

up with the idea of turning it into a finger puppet. 

On the side view you can see the strip of cardstock I added to the back. 
This way it can just slip over the bag the egg is in. 

and me with it on my finger being silly. Really happy with 

how this little treat turned out.

Check back tomorrow for more punch art Easter favors.

Stamping trails

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Chick, and Bunny Hamburger Treat Boxes

I made some hamburger treat box yesterday afternoon.

Cold snowy, and yuck outside so it was a perfect day to craft. 

Okay this started out as a duck, but I think it looks like a chicken.

You decide. 

Here is a side view maybe that will help you decide. 

Look at what's inside. A Hostess snack cake fits perfectly. 

Once I got started I had to make a bunny too! 

Used a double layer of scallop circles to make the tail cause

well she's a bunny, and she needs one!

Stop back tomorrow to see more Easter favors. 

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