Sunday, 16 September 2012

Mmm...marmalade



And now for something completely different! Although I can’t lay claim to much of this project at all; it was more of a committee effort.

My daughter made the marmalade, although she insists it was “cheating” as we used some pre-cut oranges in a can, from Lakeland.

I borrowed my downline Alison’s scallop circle die to make the fabric tops.

A fellow downline, oops, I mean demonstrator, Joanne, kindly provided the stamped and punched the pieces for me, when it looked like my SU parcel wouldn’t arrive in time for my Autumn/Winter catalogue launch. In the end it did arrive the day before the launch, but having the pieces stamped ready saved me from a last-minute rush, so thanks Joanne! She used the cute new scallop circle punch, which is only 1¼” in diameter. If you already have the original, or some circle punches, imagine the layering possibilities!


The jars? Cute, aren’t they? They’re only about four inches tall and are recycled yoghurt pots. We bought the yoghurts in France this summer – they were Nestlé La Laiterie. I haven’t seen them over here but, to be fair, I haven’t really looked.  

Stamps: Mixed Medley (hostess, Autumn/Winter catty)
Cardstock: Whisper White
Fabric: Orchard Harvest
Ink: Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo
Accessories: Baker’s Twine – Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade; Scallop circle die, 1 ¼” scallop circle punch,  ¾” circle punch

All products by Stampin’ Up!®

5 comments:

  1. ahhh that is commitment to the cause bringing your yog pots home from France for a Stamping Project.... cute!

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  2. Oooh . . . Have I been adopted?! Teehee! These look fab Helen! You're very welcome to the stamping - it was fun, and the little scallops are so cute in the flesh! Hope your launch was a big success.

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  3. Yummy and look at that sunshine! Cute project! I did exactly the same thing with strawberry jam and we are so in sync....I used the same gingham fabric!!

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  4. Definitely have my eye on that hostess stamp set for my VHC month!

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  5. Yummy! And decorated so wonderfully too!

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