Wednesday, July 29, 2009

I've been meaning to tell you about..

How synch-i-cated (sorry - 11 y.o. vocab), how simple it is to make your own stationery. I just opened up a mini envelope, traced around it onto a lovely Aussie picture book (50 cents at vinnies). Used my bone folder to do nice folds (but you could used a ruler to smooth the creases..) Then glued along the 2 bottom diagonals.
Aaah so then i had to make a matching card.. so out came the rubber, i carved out the koala. STAMPED. and theeeen i HAD to hand paint it... 'cos why stick to 2 steps when you can have 3?

After a wee walk around the neighbourhood - i carved out the pods + leaves on the right. This was then scanned in and coloured on the computer. SOOooooooo if you're getting a bit keen to try this stamping thing stay tuned for the good news...


The Creative Haven said...

what a beautiful idea! I am loving your stamp work at the moment.

Cath from chunkychooky said...

that is awesome!!!

Betty Jo said...

Cool,Cute and Australiana kitsch!
The winning combination!

katiecrackernuts said...

I'm liking the seeds and leaves and pods a lot. And the envelope is super cute too.


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