I love this part of scrapbooking. Once I have completed all the layouts I want with my CTMH paper pack, I move on to cards. But then I still have bits and pieces of paper packs or workshops left over. I have taken to using those last odds and ends to make some coordinating home décor sets that I am now selling on Etsy (because, let’s face it…my house is only so big!).
The base for all three of these pieces was some CTMH pearl paint mixed with Olive re-inker.
I love doing these clothes pins! They are super fast to slap some paper on, add a few embellishments (like a canvas button for instance) and boom instant hit. They are one of my favorites because they can serve multiple purposes. First, they can hold a picture on your desk, coffee table or mantle. Second, they are great in the kitchen for holding your recipe so that you don’t bury it under ingredients, or spill something on the recipe.
This is a small wooden sign that has also been done in Mayberry paper from CTMH. A strip of paper, one large stamp, an accented word, and a few buttons, and done! I used some Topstitch to make similar signs for Holiday gifts last year.
This is my favorite from the past few days. The frame is 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches, with an opening for a 3.5 by 3.5 picture. I stamped, distressed and mounted the sentiment, popped some paper on the frame, and stamped a few images. Final touches, ribbon, and a few little heart shaped buttons.
I started these 3 projects Friday night, and have three more bases (pieces of wood I painted with my olive mixture), and think that the largest chunk of time I was able to devote to these was roughly 3 hours. I love projects that I can walk away from, but be able to pick right back up when I get the chance.