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Summer Mini Catalog Blog Hop

Posted by on April 29, 2011

Welcome to the Builder Wheel stop on the Stampin’ Addicts Summer Mini Catalog Blog Hop! You may have just come from Tanya’s blog (Aren’t her projects stinkin’ cute? I love that set!) or you may be starting here. Either way, the blogs will link you all the way around in a circle.

Builder wheels provide so many options. You can use one, two, or three of them at a time. You must use them with special builder wheel spindle, which includes spacers, and fits in the handle of a jumbo wheel. There are three new builder wheels in the Summer Mini catalog.

My first project is a quick and easy teacher thank you note. I inked up two sections of an uninked triple cartridge with Garden Green and Real Red. It really does not take that much reinker to fill the cartridge.

Stamps: For Teacher Builder Wheel, Elementary Alphabet Builder Wheel, Family Phrases
Ink: Real Red, Garden Green
Paper: Real Red, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Other: Real Red 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Ribbon Border Punch

This second project popped in to my mind when I first saw the crayon wheel. I knew I wanted to make a rainbow of crayons, and the saying from Word Play is just perfect with it!

Stamps: School Colors Builder Wheel, Word Play
Ink: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Elegant Eggplant
Paper: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Other: Ticket Corner Punch, Real Red 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon

My third project is a Rosh Hashanah card. You know me — I see apples, I think of Rosh Hashanah! I used the builder wheel to create the background of this one. In order to get the Hebrew words “Shana Tova” on the bee hive, I used a baby wipe to carefully remove the ink from the “Hive Sweet Hive” saying before stamping it down, then wrote in the Hebrew afterward.

Stamps: For Teacher Builder Wheel, Just Buzzin’ By
Ink: Real Red, StazOn Jet Black
Paper: More Mustard, Real Red, Soft Suede, Whisper White
Other: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, Aqua Painter, Ticket corner Punch, More Mustard Brads

My final project I have to show you today is an 8×8 scrapbook page. I can’t remember the last time that I actually made a physical scrapbook page out of paper! Wheels are so great for this! I added some Pacific Point to the third section of my uninked cartridge, and this was ready to go!

Stamps: For Teacher Builder Wheel, Elementary Alphabet Builder Wheel, School Colors Builder Wheel
Ink: Real Red, Garden Green, Pacific Point
Paper: Pacific Point, Real Red, Garden Green, Whisper White
Other: Real Red 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon

Like those beveled corners? Stop back on Monday for a photo tutorial on how I made them. The journaling is printed on the computer.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Next up on the Blog is Lisa, featuring the gorgeous Fabulous Florets set! Her projects are unbelievably stunning.

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