Monday, 17 March 2008

Polka Dots finale (for now)

I know, I know, not MORE stuff made with Polka Dots & Paisley! Don’t worry, this is the last for a while as I have packed it all away ready for my next workshop. Have even cut up the make and take! Bit of a contrast to last time, eh?

The card is just made from scraps. The little scallop chocolates I gave to my workshop guests – they are just circles and a scallop of cardstock mounted either side of an Elizabeth Shaw after-dinner mint.

The giant paperclip is a bookmark. I’ve been wanting to make one of these for ages but have been struggling with glue. Eventually tried Bostik Solvent Free All Purpose Adhesive (there should be some hyphens in there; it grieves me to leave them out but that’s what it says on the tube). I found it in Wilko at 89p a tube. I just put a generous amount of glue on each scallop, in the rough shape of the paperclip. It has to be left for five minutes before sticking. It worked! The giant paperclips came from Staples and were £1.99 for 10.

Polka Dots & Paisley (p51), Petals jumbo wheel (p51)
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Barely Banana, Lavender Lace, Whisper White
Ink: Bashful Blue, Lavender Lace

Chocolates and bookmark
Polka Dots & Paisley (p51)
Cardstock: Sage Shadow, Pale Plum, Perfect Plum, Apricot Appeal, Whisper White
Ink: Sage Shadow, Perfect Plum
Accessories: 1 ¼” circle punch, 1 3/8” circle punch, Scallop Circle Punch

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  1. These are all great ! I especially like the scallop chocolates.

  2. LOVE the paperclip bookmarks!! Fantastic :)

  3. I love your paperclips. How do you attach your art work to the paper clip? I've tried making them a few times but never get it right!


  4. I love this stamp set ... I just made some large paper clips and yours are SO cute, I gotta get out my Polka Dots & Paisley set and make some more.

    VERY cute set!


  5. I love these trinkets! They are GORGEOUS :)

  6. I love this gift set. The colors and everything. It's just lovely.


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