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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tutorial Time....

Good Morning,
Are you ready for a fun tutorial to get you thinking outside the ordinary box? I have some "eggs"septional things to share with you today!!! I'll be using an acrylic egg stamp and the hidden potential it has to create a one of a kind flower embellishment for a card. I love to use egg stamps just for this purpose!

Here are the supplies I used for this project:
When using acrylic stamps, always place a foam pad or the foam packing under the paper and you will get a nice, clean, crisp image.

For this flower, I needed five eggs.

After stamping and cutting out the images, I dry fit them into the pattern I want for the flower. you can put them really close together for a smaller flower or span them out a little bit for a larger one.

After I chose the size, I put a tiny brad through the center to hold it all together. I then used a clear pink button that replicated the flower in my sentiment. Of course, it wouldn't be complete without some bling in the center. :-) I also used a pencil to curl the edges of the petals.

This is the finished card. My sentiment is a wooden stamp from Hobby Lobby, the paper is some old stash I have, I used bling by Recollections, and the inks, stamps, and cardstock are CTMH. Don't you love this gorgeous Offray ribbon?

Now, are you ready to take a hidden potential challenge with the Sisters at The Sisterhood this week? You don't have to use eggs, you can use any stamp, punch, or dicut you choose. This challenge has lots of possibilities. Just be as creative as you like! I LOVE creative surprises! You can visit my sisters to check out their crafty creations today, they are linked up on my sidebar, AND they have some incredible cards and projects to share!


  1. "GORGEOUS"....
    I love the tutorial too.
    Great creation Kim.
    Hugs Alison.

  2. OH Kim...thank you so much for the How TO!!!!! I love how these turned out!!!!

    What a beautiful card...I am off to look for some egg stamps in the tons of stamps that I have!!!

    Wishing you a great day!!!

  3. Great job with the tutorial hun - fabulous project!!
    Teri x

  4. Fabulous tutorial Kim. I have that set, I think, and should make a flower with it.

  5. Super Fantastic Sister!!! Love the tutorial and how fun is it that a few of us used the exact same stamp set ... yet created such different creations! What Fun!! Great job on the tutorial!! Happy Day to you!!

  6. Gorgeous! Great tutuorial, Kim!!

  7. Great tutorial (and super easy!) to give such beautiful results! Thanks for the free advertising regarding my birthday blog candy--you are too sweet!

  8. A fabulous tutorial! Thanks for sharing.

  9. Love your tutorial! So nice of you to share your cleverness!

    So sorry I have not been around more. It's been crazy busy around here and mix in a little stress and some remodeling type work and days fly by before you know it!!

    So happy to check out your beautiful work! I seen a layout I must go revisit looked stunning!

    Hope your doing well and enjoying this weather!

  10. Kim, this is incredibly awesome! OMG - how cute is this? What an eggsceptional concept! Love it! ;D

  11. Awesome tutorial Kim, it is amazing what you can come up with when you think outside the box.

    Kaye x

  12. Now just how creative is this! Love what you did with the stamps!

  13. Great tutorial Kim!! Thanks for sharing your craftiness with us all!

  14. Way to go girlfriend this outside the box thinking is what it's all about! Thanks for the tutorial Kim have a great day! Beth


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