Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Mail's Here!








Hello! Today I decorated a mailbox, because I wanted to try something different. I originally wanted to decorate a candle, but my 2 year old daughter "misplaced" them! So, I looked through my stash and found this undecorated mailbox that I think I got at Target in the dollar bin. I decorated the other one last year for Valentine's Day. This one has been waiting to be decorated for SO LONG! The side w/ the cupid mailboy is actually from the sketch challenge on Card Patterns this week!
I chose to use the stamp set French Mail by Crafty Secrets. They have awesome vintage type stamps in their fabulous collection! French Mail is the only one that I have, hopefully at some point I can purchase some more sets! They are SO cool!!!!
I used Windsor Knot paper (retired) from Stampin' Up!. And brown 5/8" grosgrain ribbon. I stitched lace together to make a flower blossom, and added buttons for detail. The little cupid mailboy was cut out and adhered to Baja Breeze paper, and then adhered to Choc. Chip paper both cut w/ my Labels Nesties. I added white fun flock to the mailboy's wing to make him more believable as cupid! Or a little angel!!!
Have a great day!!!
Happy Stamping!!!

13 comments:

  1. Hi Erin
    What a cute little mailbox! I heart the cupid mailboy!!!!!:)
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me a lovely comment..:)
    Have a creative weekend! :)
    Cheers, Y.

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  2. this is the cutest ever! I really like how you altered the mailbox with the ribbon on the edges. The little boy image is really adorable!

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  3. Oh Eryn, I'm so glad to see your adorable work again. This mailbox rock! Such a great project!!! I've been meaning to do something like this for quite some time, thanks for the inspiration!

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  4. Erin you really are super clever and ultra creative!!Totally love this whole project and how cool of you to find some of your inspiration from Card Patterns!

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  5. Such a great mailbox! I love the cupid mailboy!

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  6. Erin...that is simply the cutest thing...and love that image too!!

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  7. Well, how creative are you?!?! I love that you used the sketch on a 3-D item. Great job with it!!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week.

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  8. Erin...I LOVE THIS....how cute it that.

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  9. this is absolutely adorable!! and to see u use it on a box is so creative! thanks for joining us again this week :)

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  10. ADORABLE!! Love that sweet little mailman image, and all of your embellishments are just FANTASTIC!! Love it!!

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  11. This is just adorable!! What a creative project. Any idea what you'll put in there?

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  12. That is so sweet! You have inspired me to pull out that stamp set again.

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