Saturday, March 10, 2012

Spring Treats

 Really, Stampin' Up? Do we really need another flower stamp set and the matching punch? Really?

Oh, yea. Of course we do! The Blossom punch and matching Mixed Bunch stamp set are updated versions of flowers that are right on trend, 3 quite unique flowers that all fit into the same Blossom punch. The cards I am seeing on blogs and Pinterest are versatile and the punch is being used in a number of different ways. Even to create a darling butterfly.

But the fastest, cutest little treat comes from using some bright spring colors to stamp the flower, punch it out with the Blossom punch, punch a coordinating cardstock flower then curl the petals a bit with the bone folder. Now drive to WalMart and stand around in the candy aisle for half an hour or so until you finally find the spring version of Rolos. This is the most difficult and most important step. Ordering the stamp and punch is easy. Inking it up and punching it are easy. Finding the darn candy is not as easy.

Now add a glue dot or double stick tape to the candy and plop it into the center of your flowers. Array them all over your workspace and admire your cleverness. Box them up like they are crispy cream donuts and take them to lunch to share with your lady friends. Don't forget to give one to the waitress, who will gush over you for the rest of your lunch.

I still have half a bag of Rolos, so Easter baskets will be sporting some cute caramel yumminess.

Happy Stamping!
Dee Tollaksen

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