Yesterday didn’t start out so well. I was really disappointed because my plans (that I had put a lot of time and effort into preparing for) got cancelled. So when my friend Paula called to say she was picking up crabs for dinner and asked if I wanted to come, I decided to “Seas the Day”! I needed a quick hostess gift to bring so I made this simple wine tag.
It doesn’t get much easier or quicker that this! I cut a 2 1/2 x 6 piece of Color Theory DSP and stamped the sentiment from So Many Shells using Night of Navy ink. I ran it through the Big Shot with the Seaside Embossing Folder then punched a circle from the top with the 1 3/4″ Circle Punch. The crab is from a retired stamp set (By the Seashore); however, it will remain in my collection forever. (I live in Maryland and I love the beach and seafood!) The technique I used to color the crab can be done with other stamps. I simply stamped the image then, while the ink was still wet, I used the blender pen to color it in a little. All I had to do was cut it out and adhere to the tag! No fuss, quick & easy!
It was the perfect gift to bring to our crab feast! Look at all those crabs! YUM!
This was just 1 of 3 platters full! This crew couldn’t even eat them all!
We had such a fun evening! When one door closes, another opens! I hope you “Seas the Day” and have a wonderful weekend! Cheers!
Stamp Sets: So Many Shells, By the Seashore (retired) Papers: Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack, Whisper White Inks: Night of Navy, Real Red Tools & Accessories: Seaside Embossing Folder, 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding, Blender Pen
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