Friday, September 9, 2011

Framed Wall Art

This is a gift I made for my cousin Theresa , that is expecting her 1st baby this year! We are so very excited for them, and that got me thinking, (yes, I know very dangerous) what was I going to make!! Of course she would expect nothing less than something hand crafted being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. SO I started looking for ideas and had came across several "Family Frames" and such, then the light bulb moment came, they already had her name picked out to be Kaylie, I can make a frame and have her name in it!  So here is what I came up with! I love how it turned out!

At first I was going to do a 12"x12" layout, but after starting to do all the squares they seemed to fit better on a 8 1/2"x11", plus this benefited me as well, who knew it could be such a challenge to think of different layout/ designs for all these squares. I also wanted it to look a little worn, so with the Stampin' Up! Cutter Kit, I distressed all the edges of the Melon Mambo and the Flirtatious DSP. Then I sponged the edges of the Flirtatious DSP. Then on the Letters for her name I used the Lovely Letters Alphabet Set, I just love this set it is so elegant, it is hard to tell but I did different backgrounds behind the letters in the opposite color of what the letter was stamped. Then I used my 2-Way Glue Pen around the outer edge of the circles and put Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to make them pop out some more!

Here are a couple of close up shots!!

For the small "love" tag above & the "baby" tag below,  I used the Stampin' Up! Word Window Punch and then attached it to a post it note and put it back in the punch to make it smaller. Also below the little frame around the "baby tag" I used the Decorative Label Punch and did the same thing attaching a post note and turned to punch a smaller frame!

Hope you like my project and if you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment asking or email me at!

Jessica’s Stamping Supplies~

Stamps ~ Lovely Letters Alphabet, Happiness Always (Retired, Summer Mini),
Cardstock~ Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Whisper White, Flirtatious DSP, Wisteria Wonder
Ink~ Wisteria Wonder, Melon Mambo
Accessories~ Lace Ribbon Border Punch, Word Window Punch, Decorative Label Punch, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Scallop Square Punch, Beautiful Butterlies Bigz Die (Big Shot), Designer Printed Brads, 3/8" Wisteria Wonder Ruffled Ribbon, Hemp Twine, Blossom Bouquet Triple Layer Punch
Purchase the Stampin' Up! supplies to make this project at my Online Store

Thanks for Stoppin’ &  Happy Stampin’,



  1. I LOVE this present you made for my baby girl! I am so blessed to have such a crafty cousin.

  2. Super Cute and Girly!
    Linda H
    Sacramento, CA

  3. Super cute! You did a fantastic job!

  4. Absolutely AWESOME Project ! What a wonderful idea for a gift for someone special! You could really use your imagination and go far with this idea ! Making something like this for a graduate, a new 1st time grandma, newlyweds, the ideas are endless ! Fantastic Jessica ! I have never seen your blog before ( I surfed on it from Dawn Olchefke's blog !) ......thanks so much for sharing such a AWESOME project !

  5. Great job! I know she'll love it and cherish it for years to come.

  6. Love it! You have done a great job with this and am sure it will be treausred!



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