Good Morning Everyone!!! Happy 9-9-09!
Today I am so excited to be part of the Verve Project Parade where the theme is Hostess Gifts! A HUGE thank you to Shannan Tuebner for all her help this morning with getting pictures up (you are a life saver and you totally ROCK chica!) For my project today, I decided to use one of my fave sets - I love the Cup of Life Verve stamp set and so created a little Tea Tray full little Tea Goodies. This tray has Tea Leaves in a little tin can ( I love tin cans!), tea cup with strainer for drinking tea at home, a travel mug French press for drinking tea on the go and a set of notecards (I was going to include some cookies - but I ate all of those! lol!) . Here is a picture of the Tea Tray Gift Set:
Here is a picture of the notecard set - it comes with 5 cards that say "Just for You" with a matching envelopes. I used this week's Mojo Monday sketch #103 for the card:
I also used a tag punch to create little tags for the French Press, cup and tea tin: It was so fun and easy and most of all made something very simple feel yummy :) Here are some pictures of the tags that I created:
The same tag goes for the cup. And lastly - one of my fave things to do is to take some unfinished wood and paint and stamp on it. After finishing - you just add a clear lacquer (I chose a gloss finish) and it protects the wood. Here is a picture of the tea tray - I painted it goosefeather, burnt umber and azul blue and then used the Bountiful backgounds polkadots, the sentiment from Delightful and Delicious and the teacups from a Cup of Life to create this little tray:
Sketch: Mojo Monday sketch #103
Ink: Adirondack Expresso, Versa Mark, Clear EP, Memento brilliance copper ink
Paper: Prisma cardstock, brown paper from stash
Stamps: Bountiful backgounds polkadots, the sentiment from Delightful and Delicious and the teacups from a Cup of Life
Accessories: unfinished wood tray and clear gloss lacquer, spellbinders, corner rounder, ribbon (offray), button from stash, Kaiser Blue rhinestones, EK success punch, liquid pearls
I hope you have been enjoying all the lovely projects!!! And not to worry, there are more projects coming in the next days!!! A huge thank you to Julee for this amazing honor to be part of Verve! I am still pinching myself!!! Have a wonderful, delightful and delicious day!
Wow, Sankari!!! Wow, wow, wow! This is so cool! What a fabulous project. :)
Oh my goodness!!! I wish I could come and live with you. Perhaps your creativeness will wear off on me. LOL Your creations always leave me with my jaw on the floor Sankari. Incredible, just incredible.
just as cute as can be!! you are so talented!
WOW! I don't know how you did this! Even if I had EVER come up with this fabulous idea it would take me ALL month to create it! This is awesome!! :-)Traci
OMG how great is that gift set. lots of thought and talent went into it.
This is why YOU never SLEEP!
Love it, love you,
WOW!!! Sankari, I'm running out of adjectives to use because your work all SERIOUSLY ROCKS!!!! Awesome set!!!
OK...it's official! I truly want to be you when I grow up!!! LOL! Seriously though! Some of the stuff you come up with...amazing! :) this is no exception!
Wowzers! What a great set! I am in awe. I especially love the color combo.
When can we all come over and have a VERVE+CUPCAKE TEA???
That looks totally the best top price:)
I mean SERIOUSLY!!!! Sankari.... this is UNREAL!!!!! What an awesome project, and what a BRILLIANT gift. You are sooooooooooo CLEVER...it seriously is a crime to have soooo much talent... I'm just glad though that you share this GIFT with all of us.... BRILLiANT. WOW!!!
You Rock! What FAB projects... The colors are so Perfect.. How do you do it all? You are a Rock star...
Love you as always!
Beautiful set! You must be in craft mode 24/7!
Holy smokes, girl! This is beautiful! I don't even drink tea, but I'd love to get my hands on this set! LOL! :D
Now I know -- YOU DON'T SLEEP! How could you with all these lovely and unique creations? You blow me away!!!!! Love ya!
Wow, this entire set is just fantastic....awesome job!
Holey Camole Macarole!!!! You have made some FABULOUS creations here!!! I have one of those trays waiting to be altered (I'm hoping in time to gift for Christmas!), thank you so much for the inspiration! I literally gasped when I opened up your blog! :>
What??? This card rocks!! Love the colors...so inspired by my bedroon. :) You are truly gifted...you know that?
What an absolutely fantastic project Sankari!! I adore this gift set!! From the colors to the execution!! WOW!!!
WOW!! This is absolutely awesome! I LOVE this adorable gift set - who wouldn't want this!!!! Fantastic job. :)
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! Now if this were a coffee set, I would be casing your house to steal this...LOL!
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