My Summer Break
Puts Creativity in Everyday
One thing about being part of public education, is that you get a break in the summer. Mine is shorter than normal now that I am on special assignment and have some work to do with other teachers in beginning August, so I need to get my creativity going for the month of July. There are so many things I want to do, and the picture above is a preview to a Finding Inspiration Friday video posting on YouTube on Friday.
One of the things I love is Christmas in July. I decided to use the Eastern Beauty stamp set and Thinlits for a more festive and holiday theme. I hope you like them.
|The deep Real Read and Cherry Cobbler add|
such richness to this card.
|I love the way this medallion cuts out.|
|On the softer side of the holidays, I choose|
to use Seasonal Bells with the Thinlits. Blue
and silver are such a nice combination.
|I really like the designs on the bells and the silver|
Now I know it's early for Christmas, so here is a card perfect for that special birthday that comes along.
|My brother just celebrated that special benchmark. We laughed|
because it is such a surprise to realize you've hit this
milestone. Birthday Delivery is a great stamp set with coordinating
DSP and Framelits.
Another way that I get into crafting is having fun creating 3-D items such as boxes and surprise cards. Stampin' Up! has many products to help create some wonderful projects. I used the Succulent Framelits to create this flower for the top of a box.
|The vinyl medallions look beautiful on the colored gift box. I|
also wanted to highlight new ribbon of the Ombre ribbon and
the Berry Burst ribbon as well.
|Folded up, this fits into a standard envelope.|
|Surprise, a spring bouquet pop up card can stay|
out and be enjoyed.
|I really like the texture of the flowers on this project.|
|Sam will turn 17 in just a few days. She really is a work of God's Art. Her|
spirit and empathy shines bright everyday.
I hope you find inspiration and creativity sometime today. Life is full of wonderful things.
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