A Fluffy Flower for a Friend

Creped Filter Paper Flower

One of the new products offered in the Spring catalog (which starts tomorrow) is Creped Filter Paper, which is a cross between crepe paper and coffee filter paper.  I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it, so I’ve been playing with it a little.  You can use punches with it, which is what I did with this card.  You can use it with dies, and you can dye it, which I also did here.  It comes in white.  I wanted to try dyeing it, so I added some ink from my Pretty in Pink ink refill and dyed it.  It was easy!

Well, I hope your new year is off to a good start!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Tiny Tags
Ink:  So Saffron, Island Indigo
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Tea for Two dsp, Creped Filter Paper
Embellishments:  Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, Lucky Limeade Baker’s Twine, Jewelry Tag punch, Blossom punch

Hexagon Madness

Hexagons are so trendy right now in the stamping world, and this week’s Tuesday Trigger over at the Moxie Fab World blog included them in a cute way.

The hexagons and crochet lace are what grabbed my attention in the picture, so that’s what I focused on for my card.  I loved the floral fabric, so I reached for the Twitterpated designer series paper.  One of the sheets in this package has a hexagon pattern, which makes a nice template for cutting out hexagons on any paper.  I keep hoping that someday soon Stampin’ Up will give us a hexagon punch (hint, hint for anyone who works at the Stampin’ Up home office and happens to be looking at this blog — probably no one :)).

So, anyway, here’s my card:

 Well, enjoy your Friday!   Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Tiny Tags
Ink:  Island Indigo, Cherry Cobbler
Paper:  Basic Gray, Pink Pirouette,  Island Indigo, Twitterpated dsp
Embellishments:  Fancy Fan embossing folder, Jewelry tag, 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle punch, Regals Designer Buttons, Linen Thread, 5/8″ Crochet Trim