Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Forget-Me-Knots Vintage Scooter


Hello!

Here's my latest creation, a Vintage inspired Scooter - finally out of my imagination onto paper!  This one has been in the works for awhile but I just couldn't seem to get it to come out the way I'd imagined.  I kept at it and am now really happy with the results.  I knew it was just right when my 4 year old noticed it sitting on the shelf yesterday morning and said "Mom! You made a SCOOTER!"

I think my favorite part of the piece is the old, rusty pail full of Forget-Me-Knots though.  It turned out so sweet; the extra effort for the little flowers was well worth it; the blue of the flowers really pops against the orange of the pail and scooter. 

The finished size of the scooter is approximately 6" high x 6" long - a perfect size to add to a summer time display or on a shelf all by itself.  I think it would make a great gift too - perhaps for an extra special teacher at the end of the school year?  Or how about as a small centerpiece at a Vintage themed wedding?  I love that something like this can fit into pretty much any decor!

Supplies:

Stamp sets: N/A
Cardstock: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Hello Honey
Ink: Baked Brown Sugar, Cajun Craze, Pacific Point
Accessories: Linen Thread
Markers: Basic Black, Early Espresso
Big Shot: Circle Framelits
Punches: 1 ¼” Circle, Cupcake Builder, Flower from the Itty Bitty Accents Trio
Misc. : Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Hot Glue Gun, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals, paper snips, sponge daubers, foam mat, Stylus Tool, White Gel Pen, Bone Folder, Piercing Tool, Spanish Moss (optional)

If you are interested in making one of these for yourself or as a special gift, please visit my Online Tutorial Store to purchase your own PDF tutorial.  You'll get a template, detailed instructions, and tons of tips for creating this sweet project!

** As always please keep in mind that I DO NOT subscribe to an automatic email service, so it may take a few minutes for the tutorial to arrive into your inbox.  I promise to have all tutorials sent within 24 hours of purchase**  Thank you in advance for your patience!



I'll be back in a day or two with some more projects I'm working on for Father's Day and end of school year gifts.  Be sure to subscribe to the blog so that any updates are sent to your inbox automatically :)  

Until then, have fun creating!!

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2 comments:

Katherine LePiane said...

Wow!!! Your creativity never ends! You just amaze me. Great job.

MariLynn said...

Very cute and very creative!

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