Tuesday, March 29, 2011

To Do List

I bought this SU stamp set pretty much just for this sentiment* - I thought it was super cute. :) It would make a really cute card to go with a chocolate "pick me up" gift for a girlfriend.

When I was at Deb's for the awesome PTI get together a few weeks ago, I got to use a bunch of supplies that I don't have. Between her and Jen, I got to try all the dies that I wanted! I love this little notebook page die. It made a really cute "To Do List"! I also crumpled it up and distressed it to make it look like it was torn out of a notebook.

I also got to play with the button dies, button stamps, and the elusive PTI coasters. Fun stuff! I took a whole bunch of cute new coasterboard buttons home with me. I added crystal effects to these three buttons to make them look shinier. I have to say, I don't think it was worth the trouble. They don't look that much more realistic, and it was a big messy pain in the butt to cover the buttons.

*PS - There was one other reason I bought that stamp set....I'll show you in my next post! ;)

Stamps: Eat Chocolate (Stampin' Up!); Button Boutique (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Dark Chocolate and Chai Tea Dye (PTI); Early Espresso (SU)
Paper: Early Espresso, Baja Breeze, and Melon Mambo (SU); Rustic White, Vintage Cream, and Raspberry Fizz Bitty Dots (PTI)
Accessories: Large embossed scallop border punch (EK Success); Spiral notebook page die (PTI); Buttoned Up #1 and #2 dies (PTI); coasters (PTI); cream ribbon (Target)

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