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A weighty issue...

Seens as the summer is here (or should I say was??) and we might be attempting to craft outside, the only downside is the breeze! So here is a cute little paperweight to hold down your loose bits of paper! It was inspired by a few things... by these in the garden... round perfectly smooth stones which are perfect for a paperweight!


And the yellow was inpsired by Nina, while the butterfly was insired by Jayne! Thanks ladies :) I used the stamp set Made with love and laughter for this project.


I painted my stone in yellow and to get the lovely sheen I coated the top with alittle modge podge. It also will give it alittle more 'chip' protection. I then stamped the little solid circles on with stazon. Because the surface isn't flat, I find it easier to use my finger tip as the acrylic block. Your stamps will cling if they are extra clean (spruce them up in alittle fairy liquid and warm water) Using your finger means you can then mould the stamp around the stones surface. I han…