Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Looking Sweet

Sorry, it looks like Monday Make & Take is going to be late again! I had a sick little one all weekend and today I'm getting things ready for our Stamp Club Meeting this evening. I am working on something cool to share for the make and take though so check back later this week!

You may have noticed I changed some things on the blog other than just the new look. You can click on the buttons below the header to take you different places on the blog. You can now search the blog in the search box on the left. You can search for certain Stampin' Up products to see how I've used them or you can search project types, like basket, and you'll see all the posts that included basket in the text. Pretty cool! I've also updated my blog button. It's a little further down on the left if you'd like to grab it and share it on your blog.

Since I'm not ready to share the make and take I thought I would at least share something for you to look at while you wait.
This is one of my all time favorite photos of my youngest. I may be biased, but she sure looks sweet in pig tails.

The paper with the cupcakes I made myself! The first time I've ever used paper I stamped myself, so I'm pretty excited. I stamped the cupcake from the hostess stamp set in the last catalog called It's a Loop Thing in a triangle pattern turning the stamp each time. Then I colored them in with Stampin' Write markers and Blender pens.

I created a custom brad using the Build-a-Brads and the cupcake from the Short & Sweet stamp set.

For the title I used pink foam letters and Stampin' Up's chipboard letters from On Board Loads of Letters.

Stampin' Up items used to create this layout :

Regal Rose stripe - Rock-a-Bye Girl Scrappin' kit (retired)
Chocolate Chip polka dot - Bella Rose (retired)
Pink Pirouette (retired)
Whisper White

Loads of Letters #112084

Short & Sweet #115060
Frames with a Flourish (retired but you can now purchase the digital stamp to print and use)

Die Cuts
Top Note #113463

Slit punch #104388
1/2 Circle punch (center of Build-a Brad) #104390
Scallop Edge punch #112091

Build-a-Brad Pewter #109128

Remember you can email me to order these items or if you have a question about any Stampin' Up products. I'm here to help.

Non Stampin' Up Items
pink foam letters
brown polka dot ribbon

Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful week!


Amy said...

Love the new blog design. So clean and cute. Really love the new page. You did awesome on the cupcake paper!

The Walker Family said...

the new look is fab! My mouth dropped when I read about you making the cupcake page-love it!

Crystal said...

I love the build-a-brad idea. Never heard of that. Your daughter looks adorable!

roxybonds said...

Love your new blog design!!!! Awesome lo! My fave--- pink brown and cupcake!!

Shanna (aka sjl202) said...

Love it . . love the blog's new look as well, makes me want to revamp mine! Love that stamp set!

djp said...

so adorable! I love the colors and especially those cupcakes! (jana)

Yana said...

Rachel, I'm absolutely in love with your blog and your truly amazing creations! I'm so glad I found you blog a couple of days ago, I just had to view all the posts you have here. Thank you so much, you've been a great inspiration to me lately!

crazed lunatic said...

I *heart* your stuff!

question... how do you get such lovely shading on the edges of your scallops (on the kraft paper)? all my efforts for that turn out not-so-pretty!

mom2andrew&leo said...

Super Sweet Layout! Love all of the little cupcakes and your blog looks awesome!!!

Rachel said...

Yana, your comment made my day! I'm so happy you found my blog and you enjoy it!
Crazed lunatic, I'm going to video a tutorial on how I ink the edges...soon I hope!
Thanks for all the wonderful comments, everyone!!


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