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Monday, January 24, 2011

It has been a long time!

It has been such a long time since I posted some pictures that I am going to share two different projects that I have worked on for Christmas and after the holiday.  The first one (nine) were Christmas presents that I painted this year.  I hadn't painted for two years so this was quite and ackomplishment!  Enjoy!
Here is a closer view of just one of them:

After Christmas (actually just the other day) when I was home from seeing my dad (he is hospitalized about 5 hours away from me) I got out some paper, stamps, die cuts, ribbon, punches, and a doily and decided to see what I could come up with.  The wording is from a stampset by Papertrey Inc.  I punched out two sized of hearts and lined them with brown glitter pen.  My goal was to see if I could combine different patterns into a cohesive project.  When I was finished I thought it was missing something to pull everything together so I played with the idea of buttons but found these cute stickpins that worked perfectly.  See what you think.  Love, Elle

Here is a closeup:

2 comments:

Raeven said...

Love your painted Christmas presents.
You're sending one to me right? LOL
And your card is beautiful. The stickpins are just perfect for it.
Sending hugs and bright thoughts your way.

Stamper Gyrl said...

Ilove your welcome home signs.
Very nice!
Tracy