Thursday, April 5, 2012

Spring shutters......






Yeahhhhhhhhh Spring is here.....and with it fresh breezes and hints of sunshine! Never mind it is snowing here and the only "Spring aspect" I have seen is allergies...lol. To get my mind off the latter....I dug into my Rubber Cafe goodies and grabbed my Scrap Happy Glue and went to work creating a "Spring scene". I knew from the moment I picked the Through the Window set that I would create shutters from one of the window stamps. I decided on my papers...shabby of course.. and than got my ink out and started to play. I simply stamped the window pane stamp onto my paper and than switched out to the shutter window stamp. I carefully lined up the stamp on either side of the window pane and stamped it. Than with a little fussy cutting I had my image. I than softly scored on either side of the window to make the shutters pop out on either side. I love the cute cottage look of it! I wanted a "flower box" as well so I used the third window in the set and stamped it and cut out the box part of it only. I used some foam adhesive on the other side to give it a 3d effect. I added some fun goodies like little flowers and leaves, a mini grapevine wreath, buttons and a banner, and of course some sweet pearl Jellie dots to top my buttons off! For my sentiment I wanted to keep it simple and I thought "You Make Me Smile" from the Fabulous Phrases was perfect. That is that! I have myself a sweet cottage window with the perfect shutters! Rubber Cafe style! Thanks for letting me share! Happy Spring! Cherry



Supplies used: Stamps http://www.therubbercafe.com/through-a-window.html, http://www.therubbercafe.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=fabulous+phrases
Paper- Paper Trey Ink, My Minds Eye, Prima
adhesive- http://www.therubbercafe.com/tools-supplies/adhesives.html
flowers-prima
leaves- martha stewart
buttons-paper trey ink
ink- paper trey ink
jellie dots- http://www.therubbercafe.com/embellishments/jellie-dots.html
ribbons - my own
other- grapevine wreath



 
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12 comments:

Astrid Maclean said...

What a great idea, love it!!

Ros said...

This certainly makes me smile ... I love the shutters and that tiny wreath ... Thanks for stopping by my blog too!

vivian said...

ok.. its only about 5:15 am here, and I have to say that my eyes must not be focusing so well yet. When I looked at the first pic, I thought this was something hanging on your wall and that the shutters were real! LOL
you make the cutest things.
happy day!
xo
vivian

NancyB said...

Such a pretty and sweet card! It sure put a smile on my face!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeee that window scene with the wreath!!

cnelson said...

What a sweet scene you created for this card! So LOVELY! LOVE it!

Rebekah said...

you are so creative!! This is the sweetest!

Marlou McAlees said...

wow!!! this is simply stunning ♥

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Your cards always make me smile! Just read what others said!!!!! SMILE :) Happy Easter!

Ruth S said...

So stunning! Love that pretty little window and the pearl accents you added ;)
Rx

Jean Knee said...

beautiful

Artificial Grass London said...

Wow this is absolutely adorable spring shutters. Its work and decoration is beautiful and gorgeous. Its impressive for any person.