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>> Wednesday, April 7, 2010

It's the 7th! That means it's time for a PMS blog hop!

Every month of the 7th, Paper Makeup Stamps has a release. And every morning on the 7th, the Paper Makeup Artists join together in a blog hop!
Every blog has a letter. Hop along in the order provided during the hop and you'll get a phrase that is your code to get 15% off the entire release. If you don't feel like following our order, no worries, just use the links provided in the sidebar. You just might have some word unscrambling to do! My letter for you is....

Now if you forget that... nevermind, you won't. :D

Today each design team member is showing off one of the new "foodie" stamps!
I'm showcasing one of the apron combos (it's a build an apron set!) called Tina's Kitchen.
The sentiment is also from this set. :D

This is my recipe holder! I love making those big wooden clothespins into recipe holders for the kitchen. It's a great way to not get food splattered all over your index cards. You can use any size... this one happens to be a little monstorous, but i thought it was so fun and it was only 2.99 at AC moore. :D Those who have been following my blog for awhile might remember THIS VERSION i made for my sister. :) That post also give a little bit more of a step by step picture tutorial.

For the above recipe holder, i did not do any crackle. I simply painting it 1 coat of red acrylic paint. The wood grain came thru a little bit, which i decided i really liked, so i left it be. However, one of my favoritist things when working with bare wood is antiquing medium. it can be found in the same aisle of the craft store as the acrylic paint. It's a little bit more "gelly" like than paint and takes longer to dry. Just use a sponge... get it wet but wring ALL the water out. Then brush the antiquing medium along all your edges to give a more worn look. It's like sponging the edges of a card. :D

Now i wanted to give this a little something extra, so i ran some dotted ribbon (SU) up and down both sides. here's a more "aerial view".

Now to the part that is actually from this release! :D Tina's Kitchen is a super fun new set with various apron bits that you can custom put together to create your apron. Whether you want a more male apron, girlie apron, etc. There is also a few fun sentiments to go with the set.

This set works pretty seamlessly with the other foodie stamps being released. If you're doing the blog hop, you're getting to check them out. if you have jus come to my blog... you need to go back to the beginning at the PMS blog!

Now it's time to hop to Shaela, the designer of this awesome set!

Dont forget our release party is tonight at 8pm CST in our FORUM! Hope to see you there!


Michelle VP Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Love that giant clothespin idea! :)

Tina Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

What a great idea....I have some of these stashed away.

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

It took me a few seconds to realise that was a giant clothespin and then I went "AHA!" and loved the idea! Great job, Katie! Super cute idea!

Kim Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Katie, girl, what a fun set. Love that recipe holder - too cute!

Kristie Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

That is really neat, Katie!! Love it!

Jacki Randolph Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Oh this is really a cute idea. Love how you aged the edges. TFS

craft_princess Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Very cool creation! Love it!

Shaela Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

great project to go with this set!

Anne B.,  Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Great idea!

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jan farnworth Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

great way to dress that clothespin up.

kc_froglady Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

those giant clothespins are indeed fun to play with and great use of the apron stamp here!

Gabby Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Oh...I like this Katie!!! That's a great idea!

Christi Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

What a cute idea!! I LOVE that red clothes pin!!!!

Melyssa Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

what a faboulous way to use that awesome stamp! I love how you decorated the cloths pin!

Tangii Crain Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

How fun! Love it, love it, love it :)

Randee E Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Oh Katie, I love this!! I'm stopping by Michaels on the way home and picking up all the supplies for this project :0) Love the barn red color too! What a great way to show off this awesome, wonderful, versatile stamp set :0)

Stampin_melissa Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Fun, fun, fun! Great idea Katie!

silvia Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Awesome clothespin!! LOVE the stamp!!

Danni Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Oh my! How totally creative! I love this idea!! Fabulous!!

Anita Hovey Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

Great project. Wish I could find some of those around here. See ya later!

Tracey Wednesday, April 07, 2010  

I love it katie! An adorable project! xx

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