Saturday, August 25, 2007

Fancy Floral Candle

It took some time to get things back to normal Saturday after I scrambled around the house Friday night for the moustache layout. In the mayhem Friday night, several sheets of patterned paper were run over by my chair wheels and a bag of cherry tomatoes ended up all over the floor. I'm messy even on a good day, but this was off the charts! (Sorry, honey!)

After I got the whole thing cleaned up and finished dinner, I decided to get some of my toys out into the dining room again (because my craft room is... you guessed it... too messy!) for some crafting therapy. I got this pretty light blue candle earlier in the week and I thought a pretty floral wrapper would fit the bill nicely.

The band around the candle is two layers of Homespun Collection paper from Memory Box and a nice thick blue grosgrain ribbon from May Arts. The flower was crafted from the same patterned papers and the Fancy Florals set from Verve Visual. The first two flower layers were stamped on the BACK and cut out. The back layer is stamped on the front with Bisque chalk ink from Clearsnap. A ribbon-tied button finished it off. I tried a number of different angles for the flower, and this one seemed to flatter it best. Hope you all like it, too!

Supply List:
- Stamps: Fancy Florals (Verve Visual)
- Ink: Bisque chalk ink (Clearsnap)
- Paper: Homespun Collection (Memory Box)
- Accessories: Ribbon (May Arts); Button (unknown)

Happy Stamping!


Bugga in OK said...

Beautiful candle, Kim. I enjoy your blog and visit often.

Alexandra said...

Very pretty candle Kim. Thanks for visiting my blog because it gave me a chance to find yours *smile*. Your creations are wonderful!


Lila H said...

Beautiful work!!! I love the blue and yellow color combo.

Shadowcatcher said...

Wrinkled designer paper and cherry tomatoes jumping overboard? Sounds like a doozy of a day! Love this beautiful candle. Where'd you get Clearsnap ink? Does someone locally carry Clearsnap?

Shannan said...

So cute! You did a great job!