Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Shabby Circles with Blockheads Stamps

Hi Dreamers!
Here I am going all shabby chic again!  Today's project is Shabby Circles made with Blockheads stamps that coordinate with Spellbinders die cuts.  I used a soft earthy color palette of  yellow and green.

Materials List:
Stamps: Classic Circles, Small  and Verses, Special Delivery from Blockheads Stamps
Inks: Ginger, Pesto, and Butterscotch Adirondack; Mango Madness and Wheat Versa Magic
Standard Circles, Small Spellbinders Nestabilities die
CS: cream, yellow, green
Scraps of fabric


  • Make a square card from green cardstock and rough up  the right edge
  • Layer with yellow CS
  • Distress the yellow layer with Versa Magic inks
  • Add scraps of fabric to the lower edge

  • Stamp the Classic Circles stamp three times with each of the Adirondack inks
  • Cut with three different sizes of circle dies
  • Layer the circles on top of each other
  • Add to the card front with dimensional adhesive
  • Add pearls

  • Tear a strip of cotton fabric and tie in a bow
  • Add to the card


  • On the inside, stamp one circle with Butterscotch ink
  • Stamp Thank you from the Verses stamp set with Ginger ink and cut with circle die

This stamp made a nice shabby Thank you card.  I can also see this as a Christmas card in red and green.  Or, a wedding card in blues and gray with satin ribbon.  

And, how about a few select challenges?!!
Simon Says stamp: anything goes
Loves Rubber stamps: anything goes
Papertake Weekly: anything goes
Shopping our stash: no DP
Love to Scrap: use rubber stamping

Well, I had a fun day working in the garden.  Put my dahlia bulbs in and planted some veggie plants.  Did lots of other dirty jobs like pull out brick edging, pull out all the  grass and weed, put the bricks back.  Looks really good now.   I will see you tomorrow with some ribbon ideas!  Have a great day.  Love ya.


  1. This is so very lovely. I love all the details. Thanks for playing with us at Love to Scrap challenge blog

  2. Love the distressed background and the fabric bow. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  3. I love all the embellishments and elements of your card! BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

  4. Wow, this is so beautiful, love the fabulous images and colors. Great design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  5. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly!! Hope you join us again soon! Good luck!
    hugs, Sharon

  6. Karen - Such a beautiful card! Those stamps are fabulous! Thanks for joining us for our no DP challenge at Shopping Our Stash this week!

  7. What a beautiful card!!! Love all the goodies you used... thanks for playing with us at Loves To Scrap Challenge Blog!!


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