As I made a visit to my friend Julie Campbell's blog
I found one of the seven deadly sins setting in.
You guessed it...
I had already started working on this card last
night, but after seeing the lovely photos of
an early spring in California, I decided to get this
finished so I could get a decent photo
because the sunshine just isn't cooperating right now.
This is from the new 'Songbird' Collection from DCWV.
I did a little sewing and added buttons and
Diamond Stickles and the verse is a rub-on
(which is my BOO for the day...
I've had those FoReVeR!)
My favorite embellishment though, is the ribbon
detail that I tried my hand at thanks to the
tutorial over at the Gingersnaps Creations blog.
Erika shows step-by-step this ultra-easy way to
make the gathered trim WITHOUT sewing.
I used fabulous textured satin ribbon from
So did you visit yesterday?
I had a great time putting together the
'Autograph Sessions' interview with
Diana Trout, author of 'Journal Spilling'.
If you missed it, just click here.
I also want to congratulate Jennie and Hels
over at The Artistic Stamper on their 400th follower.
Jennie is giving away another batch of blog candy
to celebrate, so I hope you will stop by & say hello!
That's it for today....but before I go,
here is what I want to know.....
What technique or product for paper crafting
have you NOT tried yet, but really want to?
I've been thinking about some tutorials for you
and would love to know what trips YOUR trigger!
Leave a comment and let's see what we come up with!