Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Fun Stamps!

Every so often I stop to realize that most of the stamps in my collection are flowers. I love flowers! I can't grow them... but maybe that's why I love them so.

I go through spurts where I really work to not buy flower stamps. (hard to do!!) The other day I was in our local JoAnns and I found these adorable little $1 stamps called *Mini Clear Stamps*. They are so adorable and funny! And the best part... they come with their own sentiment, so you don't have to try and figure out what to use! How cool is THAT! I had to scoop up a handful (yes, literally a handful! lol) and this one has got to be one of my favorites!

I love this little owl... he just looks so wise! I perched him on a branch, which is really a funky palm tree cut from a piece of scrapbook paper by Reminisce. I cut the top of two different trees and layered them to get a 3-D effect. The striped strip is from the back of the same paper.

The owl is stamped on Papertrey Inc white, colored with Copic markers and then cut out. His little bow tie is brightened up with a black Gelly Roll Glaze Pen.

I used my trusty Copic Airbrush System to spray on the blue sky.

Oh... and the best part? The inside of the cards says:

Follow your dreams,
except the one where you're
at work in your underwear.

Don't ya just LOVE IT! LOL!!!

Hope you have a fun day!


mimiburroughs said...

Darling that little wise owl!!

Bevie Pearl said...

Love what you did with your design. I have these mini stamps and they are definitely fun stamps to work with.

Lynn Mercurio said...

I do, I do just love it! Great work on your tree leaves!

Stefanie Staniak said...

I do love it !! I didn't know that Joann's was carrying any $ stamps. This one is a real keeper.
Of course, the details you put into the card makes it look like a Million $'s !! :)

ladyb266 said...

oh your owl card is so cute! After I read this yesterday I went to Joanns after work looking for this stamp set. But they didn't have any. I did get one with a dog on it though that is cute!!! TFS!
~Heidi in Tucson, AZ

Debbie Olson said...

Love the dimension on this, with the raised owl and branch!

Beth R said...

Well I don't know if I'm happy I saw this wise little owl or not....I just ran to my Joann's and ?lucky? for me they still had many varities. I bought $30 worth. I will be sending 10 of them to my mom in Flordia.
I love these little cuties.
Thanks for enabling!