Sunday, January 29, 2017

my last set of 2017 calendars (finally!)

Hello!  Oh my goodness, I have finally used up my 2017 calendars.  Talk about some procrastination!  So, I knew I wanted to use the unicorn stamps from The Greeting Farm that came out last year but I never got around to actually completing this project.  I stamped them but never colored them and I thought I wanted to turn the calendars into shakers but that didn't quite work out how I wanted.  In the end, I went with just keeping it simple. 

Here is the first one.  I can't keep the names of all these unicorn stamp sets straight anymore.  They are from The Greeting Farm and there are so many different ones!  The stitched rainbow and cloud dies are from My Favorite Things.  And it does take some time to cut out the rainbow colors so I did use a lot of cardstock for this.  But gotta say that after I was done, I loved it. 

Here is the purple one.  Usually I stamp all my sentiments in black, sometimes in red and also gold.  But I didn't think those colors would match that well and then I remembered I had gotten this pearlescent jade stamp pad and it was the look I was going for.  I thought about adding confetti in the open spaces but that looked too overdone so at the last minute stamped in some tiny red hearts (from Lawn Fawn).  And that pretty much completed it for me.

And here is the last one.  I'm calling it a teal unicorn but I can't be sure because I don't know really what is the difference between teal and turquoise?  And the sentiment color is jade but matches pretty well with the unicorn.  And isn't jade more green?  Anyway, maybe I'll just call it blue.  Haha.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


2 comments:

Lynn said...

Wow! I love these unicorn calendars! Your color choices are gorgeous and your attention to details is amazing. I will definitely search for these unicorn Greeting Farm sets and the rainbow die set too. Thank you for giving me some new images to put on my wish list.

Cheryl said...

Cute rainbows and unicorns! Yeah, too bad can't cut just one Rainbow stripe at a time.