Monday, July 22, 2013

Hooked on You!

Happy Monday! 
Hope you had a great weekend. Ours was fun! It has been so fun to see orders coming in for our designs from all over the states and some international too! We really appreciate your business and are super excited to see what you make with our stamps!!

Today I'm sharing an idea using the Campfire Tails set which you can now order in the store here. This set has been a lot of fun for me to work with - I really love this fishing bear. I think he's definitely going to be a "go-to" stamp for making masculine cards since I have a lot of guys in my family who love to fish!  

For this card I paper-pierced the bear's vest and hat.  If you aren't familiar with this term it basically means you stamp it on a patterned paper and cut it out. It's hard to tell that the hat was from patterned paper since the pattern is so small but here's a close-up so you can see a little better :) The plaid vest turned out pretty cute, I think:

So what do you think of paper-piercing? I think it's fun but it does take some time to fussy-cut out the pieces and glue them back on so I'm not sure how often I'll do it. But if you're not great at coloring it's a cool way to add some color to an image as well.

If you want to see some more paper piercing, check out the first post for the Newton's Antics stamp set here - several of the samples show cute kitties paper pierced. In fact, Emily Leiphart even did a little tutorial on her site on how she paper-pierced the kitties. You can check that out on this post on her blog Art from the Heart.

Come back tomorrow - I have a fun little "tutorial" for you!!


  1. So cute!! I love the little critters :)

  2. Cute card!! I love the matching little vest!!

  3. Great idea. I don't mind fussy cutting if the project will be going to somebody who I know will appreciate all the work. Can't wait to get my little bear (and cats, and......)

  4. Very sweet how you paper pieced his vest. This is a great masculine set.

  5. Jen this is adorable! I love this cute bear! Definitely perfect for the masculine cards and projects and I love the paper piecing you did!
    Any chance you can email please? I have something I'd like to talk to you about.
    Joann6274 at gmail dot com

    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥


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