Can I just say I absolutely love Papertrey's Friendship Jars stamp set! I've really enjoyed the projects I've made with these stamps recently, whether its been cards, tags, or the small notepads I love to make. I can't wait for the Autumn fillers I've got on order to arrive and I'm really eager to see future sets - especially any Christmas images..... I know I will have to have them! Nichole is so clever at tempting us.
Here are some of the cards I've been making. This first one is a special card for one of my sisters who has a significant birthday at the beginning of September. I've stamped the image on kraft paper I bought at Paperchase this week and die cut the jar from a laminating pouch I ran through the rollers with nothing inside - I find it cuts much easier than acetate and sticks down better with vellum adhesive strip. I've made my card long and tall to fit in with the current A Passion for Papertrey challenge.
And here are three smaller cards I've really enjoyed making - I think I'm going to have a hard job stopping myself using this set for at least the next half a dozen projects!
My fishy card reminds me of the sticklebacks we used to try to catch in the river when we were children - looking back it was a bit cruel of us, but I think we used to let them go as we didn't have anything to keep them in. Tadpoles we used to keep in the hope they would turn into frogs though, and we could never work out why they disappeared slowly until there was just one big tadpole!!! Here's my sister and I "fishing" with our nets on sticks in the river near Trawsfynydd in 1954, photographed by my Dad.