I simply cut a 6" x 6" piece
of cardstock, scored it at 3", adhered my decorative paper front and back
and then lay the 1/2 oval easel card maker die on the scoreline and ran it
through my die cutting machine. Voila, I had a free-standing place card
base to decorate for the Thanksgiving table!
Simple but I think great to dress up
the table (our Canadian Thanksgiving is past but I might be re-purposing this for Christmas dinner or next year).
I used the Thanksgiving Pilgrim from Angels Hearts and Memories Fall bundle release. She coloured up fairly quickly with my Copics and I think it'd be a great image to "assembly line" for these placecards. Even changing up the colour of the outfit.
That fabulous Hershey Kiss Turkey (did you say chocolate?!) is the latest pattern packet from my friend Brenda at Qbee's Quest, be sure to check out her other tutorials while you're there as there is something for almost every occasion you could possibly imagine.
I couldn't resist. I just couldn't. I saw this image of Francesca's at Cute as a Button and knew I had to have her. But ...
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain (a quote to "live by") "Everyone is a star and deserves a chance to shine." ~ Marilyn Monroe Memories are the most beautiful pictures our minds can paint and nothing can ever erase them. ~ Anonymous