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About Me: I am the creative person behind Ribbonwood Cottage. A mother, wife and grandmother. My goal in life is to leave a lasting legacy to my family that life is incredible. God gave us this one life and it is worth the journey! A believer. A pianist, church music and worship director. Focused on intentionally living the best life possible.

February 13, 2009

Houseful of Fun Craft

Welcome everyone! I want to 'Show and Tell' what I am Hooked on (houses anyone?)...and I want to show you the sweetest little house! There are so many wonderful blog parties today so click on the links to check them out!

Show and Tell at Kelli's House. I have been working on some tiny little books, scrapbooks, recipe books-as gifts. This is one!
This is a fun little craft. I went to the Stampington site below and they offer free templates. I downloaded this house template and then just cut with scissors the design on scrapbook paper I picked out.

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I ended up cutting it a little differently because I wanted it longer....

Then I used my new Martha Stewart paper cutter to make some grass for the front of the house. I love how this turned out!
Then I added a door to the front of the house, little flowers, ric rac (one of my favorite embellishments!) and a little stitching by pen to the edge of the house.


I used a hole punch on the roof and then tied a ribbon through it connecting the pages.


On the back I spelled LOVE with stickers. I think I am going to have to make another one in other colors. Have fun with it if you make one. There are other wonderful templates on the Stampington site! WooHoo!
Blessings,
Debbie

16 comments:

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

Hi Debbie, your card came out so cute! I keep forgetting about that site so thanks for the reminder.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Manuela

Jules said...

How fun and cute! That's a great idea for a little gift. Thanks for sharing!

SmilingSally said...

That's cute as can be. Thanks for sharing. Happy Show and Tell Friday!

JudyBug said...

Your card is just adorable! What a cute project.

Fifi Flowers said...

Sweet project!

Carrie said...

What a lovely project...you've included so many sweet design concepts.

Amy @ Living Locurto said...

Adorable!!!

Missy Wertz said...

That is just precious! just precious!

A Hint of Home said...

How adorable that turned out. You did a very nice job.

Unknown said...

These are so fun and cute! I love them!

Susie Homemaker said...

Very cute...really like the colors you chose.

Warm Wishes,
Susie

Cass @ That Old House said...

Wow! that is adorable, and very clever.

I am not sure I'm that good with scissors!

Cass

Everydaythings said...

Debbie - that is SO sweet!!!

Mimi Sue said...

It turned out so cute. I'm gonna check out that site. Mimi

Kelli said...

Your cards are so sweet...I love all the cute touches you added.
~Kelli

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a crafty lady you are, so talented! Your creations are very unique! Thanks for sharing!

Katherine