Tim Holtz new Numeric stamps were perfect for the numbers on the door, since they are large and also show the numbers very clearly. I stamped each number out with letter stamps too, for another element of learning. The book can help a child recognise numbers, letters and to count, plus that it hides little fun details here and there.
For the inside of the doors, I picked stamps that my son would find interesting. They were stamped with Archival Jet Black ink and coloured with coloured pencils. A Paris to London balloon here.
The Mater character from Cars is very popular, so he had to be in the book.
Some of the papers I used have numbers, map print, text, and other interesting things. All the door frames were painted with a different colour Adirondack paint dabber.
Three Tim Holtz air planes.
Four Hero Arts robots.
These are, I think, my favourite pages in the book, because the papers worked so well together, with the map, the children, the houses and all the numbers.
Five globes. This is a good time to use some small stamps.
I hope you will join us this week and show your projects with 6 x 6 papers. As every week, our sponsor Simon Says Stamp gives a $50 gift voucher to one random participant.
Dies: Sizzix: Door, Opening & Wreath, Mini Old Jalopy & Arrow, Word Play, Hearts Set, Banners, Clouds, Chevrons & Arrows, Love Set, Tattered Florals
Stamps: Simon Says Stamp: Lots of Hearts, Shoot for the Stars; Stamper's Anonymous Tim Holtz Numeric, Paris to London, Attic Treasures, Warehouse District; Ranger Dyan Reavelely Right up your Street; Hero Arts: Monster Fun CL391, Going CL478, Hey y'all, Playful Flower Letters, Robot Trio, Past Times; TJ Designs Vintage School Days; EK Success Cars Tow Mater
Surfaces: 6 x 6 paper pads: Hero Arts/Studio Calico: Take Note, Heyday, Abroad, Yearbook, Memoir, Classics 3; BasicGrey: What's Up, Oxford, Life of the Party, Wander, Paper Cottage; My Mind's Eye: Be Happy; Tim Holtz Idea-ology grungeboard, Sizzix Little Sizzles mat board; felt
Paint: Adirondack: Aqua, Sail Boat Blue, Butterscotch, Lettuce, Citrus, Pitch Black, Stream, Lemonade, Silver, Mountain Rose, Red Pepper
Pencils: Derwent Studio Pencils
Embellishments: Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Symphony tissue tape; Studio Calico wood veneer shapes: Birds, Tiny Stars, Transportation; Creative Impressions ABC printed twill, Antique Ruler; rhinestones