Friday, May 20, 2011

The Spice of Life

Hello and happy Friday!!  Oh my goodness!  Have you seen the newest release from The Scrapping Cottage?  This In The Kitchen release has to be my all time favorite!  After operating our own restaurant for 7 years, and our son just taking it over within the past month, this couldn't be more timely!  I'm seeing all kinds of food and restaurant themed projects and cards in my future!!   When I saw this adorable Spice Rack & Jars die, I fell in love!!  Am I the only one that is totally addicted to spices and unique flavors when I'm cooking?  If I happen to get to the Amish store in our area, I'm hard pressed to make it out of the bulk spices aisle!!  I LOVE spices!!!  This adorable Cottage Cutz die comes complete with 12 stamps to make your spice cabinet personalized to your liking and is over the top fun to work with.
I kept this card on the clean and simple side, because I didn't want to detract one bit from this wonderful die, and I didn't want the card to become too busy.  I cut this with a variety of colored card stock and sponged the edges of nearly every element with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Vintage Photo.  Although the gingham and baker's twine in the photo look black, they're actually chocolate brown.  The sentiment is computer generated, and is popped up with foam dimensionals.  I hope you like this as much as I do!!

Oh, and before I forget, have you checked out the first ever challenge from The Scrapping Cottage Blog?  Please check Monday's post to find all the details about our newest venture.  There is a fabulous prize that will be awarded to one lucky player, so pull out those Cottage Cuts and Cottage Impressions, and play around with the inspiration challenge this month!!!  I can't wait to see what you're doing with your Scrapping Cottage goodies!!  You can find all the details here.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a beautiful and blessed weekend, and some happy stamping, too!


Catherine said...

Lorie! This is sooooo cute, I just love the country kitchen vibe. The blue & white gingham paper and twine are yummy!
I live about an hour from Ohio's Amish Country, so the next time I venture out that way, I'll be sure to check out their spice selection. I'll tell 'em, "Lorie sent me." LOL
Sweetie, I hope you have a wonderfully blessed weekend. I miss you and we need to catch up soon. ((((HUGS)))) & much love,

Glora said...

This is absolutely adorable. They are so smart to package some of their dies with stamps. It totally makes these fabulous! Amazing job!!!! Hugs- Glora

Shar said...

Love this card, Lorie. Such a great die set to work with too. Great job as always!!!


Becky said...

This is fabulous Lorie.

Carol W said...

Oh my Lorie, what an adorable how you have used the bakers twine on the sentiment...awesome...You did an amazing job with this well done...♥♥♥

Ginger said...

Adorable! You did a great job!

dweatter said...

This is so cute. I absolutely love everything about this card. It's so warm and country homey looking!!!

April said...

You are such an enabler! Mike is gonna kill you for showing this off!

Kirei na Kami said...

Oh, Lorie...this is so YUMMY!!! I love the selection of spices you chose to put in your spice rack...paprika and nutmeg are two of my faves:) As with all your creations...this is FABULOUS!!!


Gina Lindsay said...

I love kitchen themed anything and this is adorable, especially paired with that gingham paper.

kadie said...

Ooooooh, this is fabulous!! You're so clever!!