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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Stampendous Blogstars - Let's Celebrate

I am  excited to announce that  I am going to be guest designing over at Stampendous!  I am one of their blogstars for the next three months!

In celebration of the announcement I decided to create a fun project using one of my Stampendous sets of stamps....


 Here is a close up of just the box: 

The project started as a left over popcorn box... :) My daughter had popcorn at some event where they were giving away free popcorn and when she was done I was left holding the box. (Not that happens to any of you other moms!)  I started looking inside the box and noticed it wasn't hardly used and decided to put it in my stash for future use. 

Recipe:
  1. Stamp adorable dancing food. Fun Food  Stampendous using Ranger Archival Ink Black on watercolor paper. Color using watercolor pencils and a waterbrush. 
  2. Hand cut food out. Versamark entire surface. Heat emboss using Stampendous Stamp N Stuff clear embossing powder. 
  3. Die cut stars from red cardstock. Accent with white gel pen. 
  4. Sponge edges of stars using brown dye ink. 
  5. Cut circle from white cardstock to cover center of popcorn box. Sponge edges using brown dye ink. 
  6. Attach stars to cover of box. 
  7. Attach dancing food across box front. 
  8. Attach letters to banners and pop dot across string and attach to front of the box. 
Now I have a fun gift box for one of my 4th of July  birthdays!

Suzz

15 comments:

  1. I don't know how you keep up with everything you do. This is a fabulous gift box, so professional. Tracy x

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  2. Suzz, you never cease to amaze me! This is just fantastic! What a creative and fun idea! Love the way it turned out! Big congrats to you on the guest design spot. . .they are sooo lucky to have you!

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  3. I hope Stampendous know how lucky they are!!! Oh my gosh, I love the cut out and the rest is just so bright, cheerful, and fun too!

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  4. How stinkin' cute! Love it Suzanne. :)
    Hugs~

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  5. Okay, now I'm sure of it...you are a genius; a brilliant, uber-talented, genius! I mean really, who looks at a used popcorn box and thinks 4th of July birthday card! This is absolute brilliance, my friend! Kudos on the Stampendous gig too. The HQ for Stampendous is right here in the OC, love their stuff!

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  6. Great recycling! I thought you stamped the whole popcorn box! Such a creative idea and congrats on the guest DT spot!

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  7. How cool! I'm with Donna, I thought you stamped and created the box! Either way, such a cute way to alter the popcorn box for a birthday celebration! Big Congrats on your guest spot, they're lucky to have you!

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  8. How cute is that... so clever!
    Congratulations on your guest spot at Stampendous... that is something to be excited about!

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  9. Way to friggin' cute Suzanne! Love the hot dogs and hamburger dudes and that banner is darling!

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  10. SO fun! Congrats on your new position!

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  11. Congratulations Suzanne! I can't tell you how excited I am to get to know you and to be inspired by your amazing art!

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  12. Congrats on your new gig GF! What a fun project!

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  13. Wow! Fabulous project, Sue! Congrats on being Guest Designer this month.. can't wait to see more!

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  14. congrats on your GDT spot, Sue! this is soooooo fun! love the retro look and the fun food images.

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