Monday, April 7, 2008

Carousel Notes

Have you seen the cute Carousel Notes in the Ocassions Mini? They are fabulous! I thought I would share a few ideas on how to use them. You have until May 30th to order your own Carousel Notes!
This one comes straight from the Stampin' Up! website.

The Essence of Love page
Essence of Love(set of 4; 111494; $17.95)
Whisper White card stock: 2" x 5"; 1" x 1"
Wild Wasabi card stock: 2" x 5"; 1" x 3"; 1" x 1"
Chocolate Chip textured card stock: 1" x 1"
Carousel Notes
Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin' Pad
Chocolate Chip Stampin' Write marker
Accessories & Tools
Love Birds Rub-Ons
Stampin' Dimensionals
Coluzzle Cutting System
Pick a Petal Classy Brass
Crafters' Tool Kit
1/4" Circle punch
Sewing machine and thread
- Cut photo in approximately 4-1/8" circle using Coluzzle Cutting System. Adhere photo to center of Soft Sky Carousel Note page.
- Pierce around edge of page using Classy Brass template and paper-piercing tool from Crafters' Tool Kit.
- Dry emboss circle in each scallop of page using Classy Brass template and stylus.
- Write name and date using Chocolate Chip Stampin' Write marker.
- Sew around photo starting and stopping at beginning and end of journaling. Do not sew over name and date.
- Round right edges of Whisper White and Wild Wasabi card stock (both 2" x 5") to match photo using Coluzzle Cutting System.
- Tear edge of Whisper White card stock.
- Layer on photo, so torn Whisper White edge shows behind Wild Wasabi card stock.
- Cut flowers from bottom of "Lasting friendship" Rub-On, and apply to page using wood stick included in Rub-Ons assortment.
- Cut out butterfly Rub-On, and apply to Wild Wasabi card stock (1" x 1").
- Cut out butterfly, and adhere to page using Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Stamp quote in Chocolate Chip ink on Whisper White card stock (1" x 3"), and cut out quote only (not attribution).
- Adhere to page using Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Cut flower from Whisper White card stock (1" x 1"). You may find it useful to trace a flower from your Pick a Petal Classy Brass template onto your card stock, and cut it out.
- Punch circle from Chocolate Chip textured card stock using 1/4" Circle punch. Adhere to center of flower.
- Adhere flower to page using Stampin' Dimensionals.
Check out what these AMAZING crafters are making with their Carousel Notes...
Carousel Notes Purse...
Carousel Notes Tote...
Have you made something with your Carousel Notes, or have you seen another great project? Leave a comment to share!

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