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Sunday, August 6, 2017

August in My Neighborhood! with The Creation Station


Happy Sunday to you! Wow - it has been months since I've joined in on the fun with the Creation Station team.  I had to step back from a few of the design teams I'm on while we moved, and I am fortunate enough that the teams welcome me back! :)  So here I am!  If you came from Julie, thanks for continuing on to me.

This month's theme is August in My Neighborhood and this was so perfect for me.  We moved 5 weeks ago into a new subdevelopment and there are families moving in almost weekly.  For my project I used the hostess set called In the City.  I love this set - it's so much fun to play around with and create city scenes.  Our boys like to stamp with it too!

We noticed new neighbors two houses down the other day so I thought this would be a nice way to say welcome!  I know I could have used the "welcome to our block" sentiment, but I thought the "neighborhood" seemed sweet.

I will (shamefully) admit that I did not bake this.  I was in the hospital this week and it's been just a long few days.  I cheated and bought some Blackberry Peach Coffee Cake - yummo!


I kept the original packaging for the bread and made a little box with a sheet of Delightful Daisy DSP.  I stamped a little scene on some whisper white cardstock and cut it out with the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies.


I've done this technique several times where I simply wrap the bread with Vellum.  I'm not quite certain it's food safe, so you could use wax or parchment paper if you'd like.  I added a belly band of Crumb Cake cardstock that I stamped the little buildings and trees on.  


I added a doily and some ribbons and the gift was complete.


This really didn't take long at all and it's a sweet way to dress up a little loaf of bread.  You could even create something for a bag of cookies too.

Thanks for stopping by!  You can head back to Julie or onto Val Moody!
     

Have a wonderful day!
-Holly

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4 comments:

  1. Love! Such a cute wrapper. I really should get this stamp set. . .

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  2. Welcome back, Holly! Goodness you new neighbor gift is awesome! I love the DSP box and the belly band is so precious! xoKathyxo

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  3. This is a lovely gift Holly - and it's the thought that counts, I think you can be forgiven for not baking this week! Take care of yourself.

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  4. Welcome back Holly! I'm in love with your project! And getting hungry as well, it looks really yummy! Really stunning box! Hope you're doing well now!

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