My New Big Shot Station!!!

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I got a new piece of furniture for my Stamp Pad and now I have a new Big Shot station!!! I am loving it. The white seem to have really lightened up the room and I love that I can have both of my Big Shots available to use! I can do embossing on one and framelits on the other or 2 sets of framelits.

New Big Shot Station, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I moved out 3 pieces of furniture and replaced it with this one piece! It’s the perfect fit!

Big Shot Station, www.LaurasStampPad.com

On the top, I have my 2 Big Shots as well as all of the Embossing Folders and Dies. It is so nice to have plenty of room to use the Big Shot without having to move it side to side to allow the placed to slide through. On the shelf below, I have the Simply Scored Tool and the Big Shot Plates! Did you notice the catalogs on that shelf too??? It’s the NEW Catalog!!!

Cabinet Storage, www.LaurasStampPad.com

In the cabinet below, I have all of the supplies that were in the old cabinets. One the left side, I have 12″ x 12″ containers holding Heat Embossing Tools, Re-Inkers, and miscellaneous tools. On the bottom is various creations and table clothes. My greeting card containers are on the right side as well as a container with my business cards, paper pads and Paper Pumpkin Stamp Sets. My trusty label maker has it’s own spot on the shelf as well! The Cameo Silhouette is on the bottom shelf. Everything fits perfectly!

Before & After, www.LaurasStampPad.com

Here is a before and after photo! I am loving my new buffet cabinet in my stamp room! You can see an entire room tour with the piece before here!

Let me know in the comments below what you favorite part of your stamp/craft room is!

Happy Stampin’

~Laura


My Succulent Garden Home Decor Piece!!!

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Succulents are so in right now as home decor, greeting cards, and so much more! So when I thought of how to decorate my Cake Dome for Spring, I instantly thought of a little Succulent Garden Home Decor piece!!! I love how it turned out!!!

Succulent Garden Home Decor, www.LaurasStampPad.com

My cake dome just makes me so happy as it is! Now it’s even more fabulous with these flowers as it sits on the counter in my kitchen! I just love it!!!! Let’s get started on how I created it because it was rather easy!

For the Succulent Garden Home Decor piece, I die cut the 6 layers of flowers from the Succulent Framelits! The colors I used were Garden Green, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Elegant Eggplant and Old Olive. The large flowers are all 6 layers and I brushed the edges of the flowers with my Sponge Dauber! To get the petals to curl, I just ran it over my Bone Folder like curling ribbon. Here are the color combinations I used:

~Pool Party Cardstock with Elegant Eggplant brushed on the edges

~Garden Green & Old Olive Cardstock with Elegant Eggplant brushed on the edges

~Old Olive Cardstock with Whisper White brushed on the edges

Big Succulents, www.LaurasStampPad.com

I made the large flowers and  realized I needed filler or moss! I reached out on Facebook and everyone suggested moss from the dollar store. So off I went to the store and got some moss and some green covered “rocks”. Perfect. I kept the rock sponge that I had from the beach and placed it in the middle with moss under it. Then I placed all of the “green rocks” all around. Next I tucked in the big succulents and die cut a few of the smaller 3 flowers in Elegant Eggplant and Calypso Coral. I added a Pearl to the center and attached them to the display with a Mini Glue Dot!

Succulent Garden, www.LaurasStampPad.com

If  you would like to see this all in action and up close, check out my Video Tutorial below or click here! Be sure to give it a thumbs up if you like it and don’t forget to subscribe if you are new! I post a new video every Tuesday and Thursday!

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Happy Stampin’

~Laura