Decorated Candle ~ Stampin’ Up!

Oh! this was a day I promised myself during tax season ~ to simply play with some card and ribbon and have  a good ol’ footle. (an expression my dear Aunt used to do something without a particular purpose but simply to DO!)

During a visit to Lansing MI back in February I saw a fellow papercrafter had decorated a candle and I was so taken with it I wanted to have a go myself.
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Double Waterfall Card ~ Stampin’ Up! Products

This is one of those cards that you make for someone special – a friend who has a heart of gold, is in your Stampin’ Up! team, is very supportive and brings you cookies and cakes when she visits!

When you make a card for a fellow card maker you know that she will appreciate it but that she will also look at it very closely to see how it is done!  So you try to out do yourself because you don’t want to produce an ‘ordinary’ card.

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Totally over the top ~ but I love it!!!

 

Today’s card is totally over the top – I love it but it is a card that you would have to give in person rather than put in the post because I just don’t think it would survive!

It is one of my footling cards – I shared one a couple of years ago – footling was a favorite expression of my beloved Aunt Di ~ is just picking up some ‘items’ and playing with them until something comes together .

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