Saturday, August 4, 2012

Valentines Day Dinner and a storage solution

This year, some of the singles girls from my church decided to have a dinner out. We don't always get time alone, to just girl talk. So we all dressed up on Valentines Day, and went to Applebee's. In our college town, Applebee's is a pretty big deal. And of course any reason to put on a dress is a big deal.

The polka dot paper is from My Minds Eye. I found it on clearance at hobby lobby one day. I really am getting into my Tim Holtz Distress Inks. I love being able to alter the shade of a paper, to match the vibe of the page. I used to be into bright colors and straight lines. I'm turning towards a little bit more vintage and distressed looks.

I finally have the perfect solution for the foam stamp pads that attach to the distress tool. I didn't want to buy a tool per pad, and I didn't want to throw the pads away. If you use TH inks, you know that you apply them with a tool--which holds the different pads by velcro. I was at Target the other day-in the office supply isle. I found some velcro dots from Scotch. So I picked them up. And Voila!!!

I decided to use the under side of a cheapy shelf. This was the perfect spot. The pads easily pull off the dots, and the dots stay put!


  1. What a fun way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Clever Ida for storing those foam pads too.

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  3. A darling Valentine the polka dot paper! Super cute idea for storing your stamp foam, thanks!

  4. Cute layout and what a great idea for storing those pads. Mine are all just funchy and tossed in a mesh basket :( I think I might need to try your idea!