Pinwheel Spin

Hi peeps! Happy Easter! I've been thinking about the tall and skinny TCP Tuesday sketch all week long and finally had a little time to myself to play yesterday. So I pulled out the cute What a Blast set and Pinwheels CutUps from The Cat's Pajamas and did a little stamping just for the sheer joy of stamping's sake!


I just HAD to use that big old pinwheel die (isn't it gorgeous?), so a little tweakage to the original sketch happened, but you can still see the inspiration there, I think. The pinwheel is cut from Stella & Rose Mable Paper, then pinned together with a vintage brad, sponged a little with vintage photo ink and then layered over a taffeta bow.  PJ and his pinwheel from What a Blast is stamped onto a Labels 10 diecut, then I paper pieced the pinwheel and colored everything else with Copic markers, adding a few stripes to the pinwheel pole.  And he just had to tilt a little since his heart is spinning!  The You Make My Heart Spin sentiment is stamped directly on the bottom panel of patterned paper, and then I finished off with some stamped and cutout clouds from the same set.  My card base uses the Long Scallop Rectangles Nestabilities and I accented each scallop with some liquid pearls.

That's all from me today!  I hope you have a fabulous Easter and thanks so much for stopping by!

Enabler's List:
Stamps: What a Blast (TCP)
Paper: Stella and Rose Mabel Collection (My Mind's Eye), Crumbcake (SU!), Natural White (TCP)
Ink: Coffee Archival, Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger), Copic Markers)
Accessories:  Pinwheels CutUps (TCP), Long Scallop Rectangles, Labels 10 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), liquid pearls (Ranger), vintage brads, diamond glaze, glitter, taffeta ribbon (SU!)

9 comments

  1. So Fabulous! I love what you've done with the sketch! And isn't it great to stamp, just for the fun of it? If only there were more hours in the day...

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  2. Julee- this is stunning! I love that pinwheel! And you did a fabulous job with the sketch girlfriend. Now how you gonna send that out? The one question I always ask myself after testing my creativity. UGH..... you don't want to ruin it.

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  3. This is so cool! I love pinwheels. I didn't know anyone had them except Lil' Inker Designs. Love the colors you used and the way you worked the sketch. Very cool card indeed.

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  4. love the color combo!! Great card!! And the pin wheel is adorable!!

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  5. Fabulously done, Julee! Love the liquid pearls around the edges and the pinwheels are great. Loving that DP too, best part being I picked some off at a 60% off sale at my LSS. Can't wait to use them.

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  6. So gorgeous Julee.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  7. Completely adorable! Love all of the details. It is such a happy card!

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  8. Oh, I just love the sentiment with the pinwheels!

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