Sunday, February 6, 2011

LOVE is in the air with a twisted easel post it note

Very excited today!
Today is my first DT post for The Crafty Pad and I would love you all to play along with us!

This weeks challenge is #107 - Love In In The Air!
Too easy! for you all with Valentines around the corner!
This week our sponsor is the beautiful Robyn Fetish.
You could be in the chance to win 5 of her gorgeous digital images.
(Now that's worth playing for! ! !)
She has some stunning didi stamps - 
Click on her name or badge to be see her FAB collection!

Today I have used Robyn Fetish - Love Birds
The Crafty Pad Sentiments -  For Someone Special - Circular & Daisy Chains of Summer Ticket
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I think this image is adorable and tweet, and I have colored the image with my water color pencils.
I made a standard easel card with a slight twist and turned it into a Post-It Note holder for my best friend for a Valentines gift.  I have also added a tricky little magnet so when the gift is closed it is held shut so the notepads do not fall out when in the gift bag, and when it is opened the magnet(s) are hidden. Tricky! 
It was a good use and new life for my old fridge magnet calendars!

 Easel Standing 

 Side view

 Back view standing 
(I covered the whole back so when if someone was sitting it on a desk  it looks complete from behind as well and also for the presentation as a whole - I feel it completes the quality of the look)

 View open before standing the easel.
(See that flower and bow - That piece is attached to a magnet to hold it down and then you lift it up and close it on the magnet on the front that is hidden with paper so it all closes smoothly and the best part .... 
is it is all hidden.)

The back view.
The front view - closed.

I love the feathers on this piece - I can't help running my fingers over them as this sits on my desk waiting to go in the gift bag lol  As I made this with the intention of it being displayed I didn't want to write on the card so I have popped my personal greeting under the sentiments on the post-it note.  
I think this turned our stunningly well.

Now ... Its your turn to show me 
Love is in the air!
So hop to it & be sure to pop by 
The Crafty Pad- peak at all the  
DT's inspiring eye catching beauties!
And enter this week's challenge!   

Fair winds and following seas,
The Navy Wife

Challenges I am entering :-
* Allsorts -   #38 It must be LOVE LOVE LOVE - (Saturdays)
* Craft Your Passion - #43 Bling on your love (use bling and red or hearts)
* Crafty Cardmakers - Water - I have colored the image with water color pencils (Mondays)
* Digi's by Phooka -  #2 Love is in the air (Mondays)
* Double Dutch - DDC #61Love is in the air (Mondays)
Karber Weekly - #23 Use something old - The calender  fridge magnets are old (2009) horder yes I am lol (Mondays)
* My Partner in Crafting Crime - #18 Scoring  - I had to score for the fold, especially the magnet holding flaps and the box to hold the post-it notes (Mondays)
* MyGrafico - Anything goes Feb (Monthly)
* Wild Orchid - #16 Love is - (Mondays)
* Woodware USA - Anything but a card (Mondays)
* City Crafter - #42 All you need is love (Tuesdays)
* Claudia & Company - #73 Unique Fold (Tuesdays)
* Flourishes Timeless Tuesday - FTTC #103Valentine (Tuesdays)
* My Time To Craft - #126 Flourishes - I have flourishes on the DP (Tuesdays)
* Papertake Weekly - Anything goes plus optional flowers (Tuesdays)
* Scrap-Creations - Friendship - Made this for my BFF (Tuesdays)
* Top Tip Tuesday - Anything girlie *Bonus* added my magnet tip as well :P  (Tuesdays)
* Try it on Tuesday - Feel the love (Tuesdays)
* For Fun Challenges - Spring  - I have the nesting love birds, the feathers and warm colors (Wednesdays)
* Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - #46 Hearts a flutter  - The love birds 'flutter' and have hearts on their chest and I have used heart DP (Wednesdays)
* Simon Says Stamp - Love is in the Air (Wednesdays)
* The Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything goes 3rd and last entry (Wednesdays)
* AiFactory - Pink and red (Thursdays)
* Blog-a-Doodle - Love / Valentine (Thursdays)
* CCEE Stampers - CCEE1105 Tools/Punches - The base the image is on is made from punches (Thursdays)
* Crafty Purple Frog - # Valentines Day/Romance (Thursdays) 
* Delightful Challenges - Come fly with me (Thursdays)
* Do It With Digi's - #3 Valentines (Thursdays)
* Do You Stack Up - #5 Red Hot (Thursdays)
* Guylou's Inimitability - Hearts (Thursdays)
* Melijens Designs - #44 Fun Folds - I have the fold for the easel plus a few for the post-it note box holder (Thursdays)
* Moving Along With the Times - #83 Red 1st entry (Thursdays)
* PaperPlay - #5 Stamp it out (Thursdays)
* Shelly's Images - Love (Thursdays)
* Card Makin Mamas - Valentines - 1st Entry (Thursdays)
* Digi's With Attitude - #8 Red & White or Pink & White (Fridays)
* Prairie Fairy Friday - #45 For a sweetheart (Fridays)
* Fairy Knoll - #36 Hearts - 2nd entry (Fridays)
* If The Shoe Fits - #65 Get your pink on (Fridays)
* Off The Wall - #44 Pink, white & Red (Fridays)
* Raise The Bar - #52 Hearts (Fridays)
* Sew Many Challenges - #42 Anything goes (Fridays)
* Simply Create - #36 Give your heart away (Fridays)
* Stamp Something - February Digi Day Challenge - (Fridays)
* Stampin' for the Weekend - #3 Valentines (Fridays)
* Stampin with the Dragon - Anything goes (Fridays)
* Totally PaperCrafts - Friendship (Fridays)
* 2 Sisters Challenge - The world is your oyster - Pearls - I have pearls on the corner of my image matt (Saturdays)
* Allsorts - Love love love (Saturdays)
* One Stitch At A Time -  #48 Do it with a Digi - Anything Goes (Sundays)

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53 Treasured comments:

bosenberries said...

Wow... this is great.. lots detail there!! Thanks so much for playing with My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin

Josephine said...

That's lovely! And I love the feathers too - even if I can't touch them!

Thanks for joining us in the Spotlight at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

Stephanie said...

It is stunning! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion.

Debs said...

Fab project.
Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Marie said...

Oh my! What a lovely looking project you have made. It's wonderful. Thanks for playing with us over at For Fun this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Annette said...

What a delightful creation & would make such a lovely gift too! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Play Challenge this week.

Courtney said...

This is so neat! What a great idea!! Thanks for playing along with our “Hearts a Flutter” Challenge this week at Penny’s. Good Luck!

Courtney~

sallysbitz said...

WOW what a stunning project, thanks for sharing it with us @ For Fun Challenges.

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

annieambriel said...

What a fab project.. I love this notepad, easel dolled up project.

Thanks for joining us Sew Many Cards Challenge this week xxx

Gina L said...

What a cool project. I can't even fathom the time it must have taken! Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with Guylou's Inimitability.

Trina said...

You really thought this project out, and your level of care really shows! It's a great looking project! Thank you some much for playing at Guylou's Inimitability!

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

Fantastic project. Love the feather details. The presentation from front to back is wonderful. She's going to love it! Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges.

Lisa Jane said...

wonderful project - love the feathers - thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa ;)

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super, thanks for playing on MAWTT Hazelxo

Deirdre said...

Fun, love all the ribbon and feathers. So girly and cute.

Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week on our "Stamp it Out" Challenge. ♥

WencheP said...

Wonderful, love it. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

princesskitten said...

what a brilliant project - where did you get the directions?

kitten DYSU team

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for playing with us at Stampin With The Dragon.
Hugs Nataliya.

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Great project! Thank you for playing along with us at Paper Play! :)

Di said...

What a great idea! Thankyou for joining us at
Do It With Digis.
Di xx

Min said...

What a terrific project!!
Thanks so much for playin' with us this week for the Shelly's Images "Love" Challenge! We hope you'll join us again soon!
Hugs & Happy Days!
~Min

Jillian said...

Hi there! I found your blog from The Paper Variety's challenge and I am happy to be your newest follower! I love you project - adorable!

Jillian
jillianbeancrafts.com

downrightcrafty said...

Beautiful creation thank you for sharing it with us at Stampin with the Dragon
hugs Kate xx

tampatha said...

I love this! What a great project! Thanks for entering our challenge this week at AIF (look at all those challenges). Don't forget about our DT call. We'd love to have you apply.
Tammy
http://aifactorychallenges.blogspot.com/2011/02/we-are-looking-for-few-new-dt-members.html

Janna said...

Hey hey! Thanks so much for sharing your absolutely fabulous red hot project with us at DYSU! Janna

elsi67 said...

Sweet. Thanks for playing with us at WOC ♥

Terry said...

Thank you for joining us at FFF challenge blog with your fabulous creation wowwzersss Hugs Terry xxx

Dawn said...

Great card/project! Thanks for sharing it at Digi's With Attitude this week!
Hugs
Dawn xxx

Donna said...

Cute easel card! Love your color combination! Thanks for flying along with Delightful Challenges this week!

Robbie said...

Wowzers! this is gorgeous! Incredible!

Tracey Brossart said...

Wow, such a cute and very creative project! That DP is gorgeous and love the fab ribbon and feather!

Thanks so much for joining us over at FFF this week and goodluck! :)

x♥Tracey♥x
FFF/DT for PFD

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous creation,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
hugs Dianne xx

scotspanda said...

wow what a stunning gift, the idea is fabulous and I love how it all folds up so well. beautifully made

thanks so much for joining in with our Love Love Love theme this week at Allsorts

hugs

Amanda xx

Scrappin' Sista said...

Great project. Love the details. TFS and joining us this week!!! Hope to see you real soon.

Christel
FFCDT
http://onescrappinsista.blogstop.com

Mummylade said...

what a magnificent ribbon! Thank you so much for entering this in the Allsorts love challenge and good luck!

Priyanka said...

I love ur creation and the feather ribbon, wow, Thanks for joining with us at Stamp-N-Doodle.

Kim Kelley said...

Wonderful project! Love how you decorated the back. Thanks for playing at GI's!

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for playing at OSAAT this week.
Hugs Nataliya

kelly said...

Gorgeous,thanks for joining us at simply create.

craftybunny said...

What a clever project and so beautiful too.Lovely gift for your friend.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
Lisa x

PresentStorm said...

What a super cute and creative project! You did an amazing job.
Thanks for playing at Guylou's Inimitability!

Scrappy Rat said...

I love that's it's useful as well as a card! Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges!

Cheryl said...

This is so cute and creative! I love the feathers.

Thank you for joining our Fun Folds challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

--Cheryl--

almondeyez2000 said...

How adorable and fun is this?? I love everything about it, especially the style, the image is very cute as well, but it is all the little details within it. Thx for playing with us over at "The Shoe" this week!

-Tanisha

dragonllew said...

What a fab idea love the image thanks for joining us at Digi's With Attitude!
Jenny x

Rach said...

wow this is a fantastic idea.xx

Jaclyn Miller said...

This is really neat. Thanks for sharing it with OTWC.

Julye said...

Wow so many challenges and good you have something fun that you love on your desk too, thanks for sharing with us all at Penny's and good luck.

Jolanda said...

Wow, I love your creation, it's truly beautiful! Thank you for participating in the Double Dutch Challenge!

Hugs,
Jolanda

Inspired By Friends said...

Very cute! I love what you did. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Dragon Designs.
Hugs,
Beth

lesleyworth said...

oh wow! fantastic use of the feathers and such a neat easel card! thanks for sharing your pink project with us at the Shoe!

This N That said...

What a clever design! Thanks for being our valentine at Card Makin Mamas!

Guylou said...

Wow!! This is absolutely awesome!!! Loooove it!! Thanks for another entry in our challenge at Guylou's!
Cheers!
Guylou

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