Monday, May 10, 2010

Mother's Day Teacup

Hi everyone!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I was busy with Mother's Day festivities, visiting with my in-laws on Saturday and then brunch with my family at my house on Sunday.

I thought a perfect little something for my Nana for Mother's Day would be to try one of Claire's newest additions to the Template Temptations: A Nice Cup of Tea. I have to admit, I am intimidated by templates but Claire's are so fantastic and the results are simply outstanding, so I need to conquer these fears.



I printed my template pattern onto Vintage Cream cardstock and cut it out. I planned out a pattern and stamped before assembling, doing a little browsing of vintage tea cup patterns online.

I used one of the flourishes from Very Vintage Labels No. 10 and the rosebud from Roses In Bloom. I colored the roses with copics and highlighted them with a Spica glitter pen. Then I inked everything with a little Antique Linen Distress Ink and rimmed the edges of the cup and saucer with a silver paint pen.

I filled the cup with a big, fat bath bomb from Lush, which is just the tip of the iceberg. I can't even imagine how adorable cookies or little petit fours would be!

Hope you have a great night, thanks for the visit!

#Anya

Recipe:
Stamps:
Very Vintage Labels No. 10, Roses in Bloom, Spring Baskets - Waltzingmouse Stamps
Cardstock: Vintage Cream - Papertrey Ink
Ink: London Fog Memento - Tsukineko; Perfect Plum - Stampin' Up!; Antique Linen Distress Ink - Ranger
Other:
A Nice Cup of Tea Template - Waltzingmouse Stamps; Copic markers and Spica glitter pen; silver paint pen

9 comments:

  1. I really love this template, it's so clever! Your design is so elegant too!

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  2. Cindy HolshouserMay 10, 2010 at 9:45 PM

    What a beautiful little gift. I bought the template and had trouble downloading. Need to try again. It's a keeper!

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  3. How gorgeous! Love the pattern you stamped. Was it tricky to get the template together? I seem to have a hard time with paper and curves, LOL!

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  4. Anya, this turned out so beautifully!

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  5. Pretty, pretty Anya! love the stampings you used on your wonderful tea cup! bet Nana loved this creation!!!

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