White Space Solution with Cheery Lynn Designs

It never ceases to amaze me how something like a blank canvas, a blank card or a blank scrapbook page can send a person into the

“I can’t, I’m so NOT creative” mode.


I firmly believe this is not true for anyone. With a blank piece of paper and a couple of very common simple paper tools, mini works of art are very doable, easy and possible.

Let me show you what I mean. The previous picture is my blank canvas and below are the tools I am using for today's project.

Pictured are:
MISC STAMPS (My own stash:)

Here is my mini work of art.

I used the Ric Rac as my stems.
The pinwheels are made with squares cut out with the Scalloped Square die.

I used one of the button dies for the center of the pinwheels.

For the final touches, I stamped and paper pieced the stamps.

Lastly I added some dots with different acrylic paints.

So there you have it...a blank piece of WHITE paper, turned into a colorful and whimsical card.
It just takes a little imagination and a lot of pep talk!
Paper is your friend and Cheery Lynn Designers love showing you all the different things you can do with these awesome dies!
I hope you enjoyed my mini lesson. Have a great weekend and hopefully you will time to make something crafty!
This has been Jeannie from THE POLKA CABANA, Ta Ta For Now!

5 comments:

  1. Very clever using the Ric Rac border for the stems. Nice tutorial about being creative!! Love the pinwheels too!n You are so cleverly creative!!

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  2. This is wonderful and so much fun! Love the great colors and design
    blessings to you, Dawn ll

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  3. Aach! That is just too cute! No one could look at that and not smile! Fun, inspiring tutorial too!

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  4. Jeannie, what fun you had with this card and it certainly makes you smile! Great "out of the box" use of the dies.

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  5. Such a cute creation! you are sooo inventive Jeannie! Love all the details and the bright and funny colors!
    love from France, Kianel.

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