Ok...it's confession time for me! I "may" have a slight issue (read: major problem) with hoarding! I know, I know...it's such an unheard of problem in the stamping community right? LOL! Come on, I KNOW I can't be alone!!
Well, I decided that my wonderful and much loved supplies aren't doing me any good sitting in drawers! So, today I decided that not only am I going to actually USE them (GASP! :-), but I was going to use my most favorite ones first!
October Afternoon patterned paper (Cherry Hill), Cupcake chipboard, sparkle, rhinestones...these are all very high on my most treasured list! :-) I even used my favorite Taylored Expressions stamp set - Sprinkled With Love!
Here's a close-up of the chipboard cupcake and tag! I have to to tell you...when I first "discovered" chipboard I was so excited about it! I bought lots of it...then it sat in my craft room collecting dust because I wasn't sure what to do with it! LOL! Now that I know how EASY it is to use, I can't get enough of it! :-) You can paint it with acrylic paint (like I did with the cupcake top), cover it with solid or patterned paper (like I did on the cherry, heart, and cupcake bottom), or you can even leave it plain! Anyway you decide to use it, chipboard is fun way to add that "special something" to your projects!
I hope I have inspired you to not just "hoard" your favorite papercrafting goodies...but to use them, and have fun doing it! :-) ~Laurie
Stamps: Sprinkled With Love (Taylored Expressions)
Paper: Choice Buttercream c.s., October Afternoon patterned paper (Cherry Hill), Kraft c.s., Berry Sorbet c.s.
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Antique Linen Distress Ink
Other: Velvet Heart Trim, Berry Sorbet satin ribbon, Dew Drops, Cupcake Chipboard (Maya Road), Taylor's Tiny Twinkles, Sewing Machine, Acrylic paint, Paper piercer