Sweet Little Popsicles from Tasty Treats
I can barely contain my excitement as I sit down to write. It’s been forever since I posted something pretty! No blogging is what happens when you spend more time in a car than your actual stamping space. I’ll catch you up to speed on what’s been going on here, and I have a fun card using the Cool Treats Photopolymer Bundle from Stampin’ Up!
In a span of two weeks, I’ve traveled 2200 miles back and forth across Florida for spring break with the family as well as a State Gymnastics meet for Alexis. WHOA! I have one more road trip this week, and then I am praying for some normalcy in my household.
Sweet Little Popsicles
After being gone for so long, I had a pile of stamps needing attention. There is nothing like going from zero stamping to creating about 18 pretties in one day. Yes, true story. I spent about 12 hours in my stamp room yesterday stamping like a crazy woman. I had 15 projects to create for a Stampin’ Up! event I’m attending in Savannah, GA this weekend as well as a few other projects.
After creating projects that had a deadline, it was nice to reset my brain and just create something for fun. It also looks rather tasty! Sweet Little Popsicles.
I’ve used this set several different times, and each time I do, I grow more and more fond of the images and die cuts. This card especially made me want to hunt down the ice cream truck to grab one of these delicious popsicles. Can you imagine the visual? Me… running down the street chasing the ice cream truck. Ha ha ha… oh dear. This makes me laugh!
Tips & Tricks
Here are a few of my favorite things about this card.
- A simple watercolored background using Sahara Sand Ink and Aqua Painter makes the popsicles stand out on this card. I added a little-splattered ink using Early Espresso ink.
- The coordinating pattern paper of popsicles makes this card even more delicious. Make sure to grab the Tasty Treats Designer Series Paper before the end of the Occasions Catalog, May 31st. It’s the perfect paper for spring/summer projects.
- One of my favorite additions to this card is the scalloped edge behind the watercolor paper. This scallop edge was created using the Cutie Pie Thinlits. *LOVE THIS!*
- Lastly, the Cool Treats stamp set has great greetings and fonts. I love the simple and tiny fonts on this special greeting. I created a 1/2″ banner to go across the popsicles using Pool Party cardstock and Early Espresso Ink.
What’s Your Favorite Cool Treat?
After a few weeks of being on the road and too many dole whips, Dairy Queen stops… honestly, I think I could stand not to have any more cold treats. What is your favorite cold treat?
I have another card I’ll be sharing using this set soon. The Cool Treats stamp set has so many opportunities to use and especially with the change of seasons coming up.
Like I said in the beginning, I hope to be back to my normal blogging schedule and spending less time in my car. Not being able to stamp has been a BIG fat bummer. Although I’ve had a blast with my kids, mama needs some stamping fun.
You can find all of the products I used for this card below in the clickable links.