Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Whatcha Makin’ Wednesday: Beach Tray

For most of you, the summer is quickly coming to an end.  Kids are going back to school, summer vacations and afternoons at the pool are a thing of the past… why not make a tray to capture and savor those summer memories?  Designer Gloria Stengel has made a gorgeous example for you below!  Be sure to check out her blog for more great tray ideas!

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Supplies:

Ink

Clearsnap Colorbox:

Donna Salazar Mix'd Media Inx (Black)

Graphic 45 Decades Antiquing Ink (Photogenic)

Stamps

Hampton Art Stamps: 7 Gypsies: Time Pieces (SC0504), World Travel Words (SC0500), Things I Love (SC0499), Distressed Clock (PS0679)

Cardstock: Cream, Kraft

Designer paper: Canvas Corp.

Specialty paper: 7 Gypsies/Canvas Corp. (cork, burlap, canvas, corrugated)

Embellishments

7 Gypsies: Pyramid Studs, Apothecary Bottles, Miniature Keys, Tag Envelopes

Canvas Corp: Cord, Mini Bags

Other: shells, bottle cap, sand, stones, bingo number

Tray: 7 Gypsies Artist Printers Tray White (12x12)

Tools: Tag punch, Circle punch

Designer Notes:

1. Trim 12 pieces of kraft cardstock to fit the openings of the tray, approximately 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches each. Use these pieces of cardstock as your canvas for each ATC configuration.

2. Add photos, stamped images, and embellishments to each opening, as desired.

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3. Fill small glass bottles with sand and other small items. Stamp a text stamp onto a scrap of cardstock, roll it, and place it into a bottle to create a message.

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4. Trim the letters from the Canvas Corp. designer paper and glue them to the top edge of the tray.

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