Friday, March 16, 2012

SMS Release and PINWHEEL DIE!

Scrappy Moms Stamps has a brand new die to add to your collection... a PINWHEEL DIE!  There's also a new stamp set SPRING FLING!

I have to admit, I have never made a pinwheel so I was a little lost.  It only took a moment to figure out and then I realized I'M HOOKED on these pins.  I really went simple with these cards, yep, 2 in 20 minutes.  I wanted to just show off the pinwheels on their own.   


From the new Spring Fling set I used "You Blow me Away" coloured with marker.  I made a mini pennant using the corner of my square punch.

For the stick(?) I cut up a hot pink straw. 

Card number 2 (both of these are A2 size) and this time I went for a sweet St. Patrick's Day theme.  I did some faux stitching because I don't sew.  I don't do this a whole lot soooo...it's a wee be ummmmm messy:D

I popped a little sparkly clover in the center.  I used brads to hold the pinwheel together.  But the die does have a circle for the the center.  Cool....

For this Spring Fling sentiment I coloured "Whirl Away the Day".  It was a bright day here so since the pennet is "flowing" it was bright on one side.

Here you see I have both cards together and they have been sent to their new homes.  My 2 crafty girlfriends have been sharing a lot of their goodies with me of late.  I returned their dies and embossing folders with these Thank You cards.  Always a good idea to suck up when you can!

Oh lookie at this Pinwheel Die!


The new Spring Fling


Watch for upcoming goodies from Scrappy Moms Stamps!  Click HERE to see what the DT has whipped up.  Including Guest Designer Jen.
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11 comments:

  1. Oh sweetie these are the cutest pinwheels...so sweet...love the little straws! ;) Hugs x

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  2. The pinwheels look wonderful on kraft, Nicole. These are just so fun! ~Hugs, Saundra :)

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  3. Great color choices, Nicole! The pinwheels really do take center stage on the kraft. Love all of your details, too. Thanks for mentioning me in your post! :) ~Jen http://happyplaceforjen.blogspot.com/

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  4. Soo cute Nicole. These are just soo fun and simple to make!
    ♥Tam

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  5. SUPER CUTE! I love how they turned out and the kraft paper was the perfect background - no distractions from the pinwheels! I had to go and buy the stamp set - too darn cute! I love all the things you make! You rock! Hugs, Joy

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  6. Very cute pinwheel. Just curious, how big does it measure when it is folded into a pinwheel? Thanks.
    cstephenson at q dot com

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  7. Your cards are ADORABLE!! I love how you bent the tags over the straws - so cute! :D

    - Mel

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  8. LOVE them both!!! Great paper!!! and the straws were a really nice touch!!!

    hugs,
    Sarah

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  9. These are so cute Nicole.
    And so fun to play with no matter what age you are ;)
    I don't call it sucking up, I call it showing appreciation and leaving the door open for sharing ;)

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  10. I love how you used straws in your card. These are sooo cute!

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