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Friday, February 22, 2008

Finally Friday Challenge

Well here it is another snowy Friday!! A great day to stay in and stamp!
Do you have something in the back of your stamp area that you bought thinking, "when I have time I'll stamp this item." (You know you do!!) Today is the day! Today's challenge is to finally alter that great item you got at Target or wherever for $1.


I knew when I was pregnant with my daughter that I wanted to stamp her name using the monograms, frame and hang them. We didn't pick a name for her until the day of so I didn't get a head start and haven't had time to think about it since! So today I dusted off the frame and monograms and came up with the first letter"R" The mat is 8x8 and the cut out is 5x5. I embossed the R with clear EP over pretty in pink craft ink. I colored and cut out the fairy from fairy nice and attached her with dimensionals.( My daughters room is pink with green accents). I added some 5/8 in celery and 1/4 in pink grosgrain. I gave the fairy some fine glitter in celery on her wings and on select flowers on the dsp. I wanted to put it in the fram and look at it for awhile before I did anything else. I think I'll add some brads in the corners ( and I have to fix the bow since I just realized it is upside-down ooops).
Well good luck and have fun, it feels great to put a check next to this project, well the first letter anyway, 5 to go!!
Don't forget to post a link to your project so we can all check it out!
Thanks for stoppin by!

23 comments:

Denise ~

This is beautiful! I love it! Can't wait to see it hanging up with the rest of the letters! I bet it will look gorgeous! :)

pescbrico

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving a comment! You do some great stuff in your "free" time as you say in your profile! Have a wonderful day! :)

Alexandra

Thanks for visiting my blog Erin and leaving such a sweet comment! I love this mongram - totally adorable! I think you are right, today is an altered day....let me get to it! Love that you are providing the challenge - can't wait to see the rest of your letters! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Stamping Seasons

Hello from NZ. Thanks for leaving a message on my blog. I love what you have done on your blog, I will be checking back often to see what is new.
Tracy

Cassie

Such a pretty color combo!

All Pink girl

Beautiful card ,love the colours ,Dawnx

Enfys

That is so lovely, I think I will scraplift this if you don't mind. Lovely blog, I'll be back.

Debbi

So pretty, what a wonderful keepsake!!

kraftykathy1

Beautiful. love that fairy.

sorry I was late updating my SU blog roll, I was doing by initial posting I did not realize it had been updated.
looking forward to visiting!
Kathy

Stempelchaotin

Wow such a beautiful frame. Love the design. Gorgeous.

Nicole

Very pretty monogram for your daughter!

Jennifer Orbaker

These will look great in her room! What a nice mom!

Stampin' Heather

It's a great start. I can't wait to see the rest of the letters!

Ana Baird

Great card! Love it!

Aaron and Jessica

What a sweet thing to make for her. :) Great item that your family can share for a lifetime.

Have a great weekend!
Jessica Lynn

Jennifer

Simply fabulous!Love the ribbon.

CindyB

I love pink and green and your monogram is darling.
And yes, it's a great challenge 'cuz we all have something tucked away... and then some!

Trina

Great job, can't wait to see the rest!

Stephanie (sluman)

Very pretty!

April Hall

That came out beautifull!

Robin

so adorable! I love those little fairies, too :) Can't wait to see it finished on the wall!

Katharina

A wonderful creation Erin!

Tiffany

This is beautiful!!!