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Monday 19 September 2011

Bombshell Desk Set

My local stamp group, The Meade Girls, did a 3-month round of Secret Sisters. We recently met for dinner to "reveal ourselves". This is the desk set that I made for Paula, who I had been sending cards to in secret since June.

I had made this card a while back for a Bombshell Design Team-only technique challenge:

I was very pleased with how the card turned out. So pleased that I decided to make a desk set using the same papers and stamps as the card. This is what I came up with:

A wooden mini- clipboard that I found at Michael's on sale. Using ModgePodge, I adhered the patterned paper to the board after staining the wood.

A note paper holder. I found these at ABC Distributing online. 5 assorted colors in a box. This one was almost a perfect match for the papers that I used.

Love how this turned out. Here's a picture of it opened.

A travel mug (the kind that kids decorate for their parents). By now I had run out of the patterned paper.

I sure hope Paula liked it as much fun as I had making this set.

Stamps: Retro Cowgirls, Western Gal
Papers: Cranberry Crisp, Summer Sun (Stampin' Up), Neenah 80# white, patterned paper unknown
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Creamy Caramel (Stampin' Up)
Accessories: Copic Markers, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities Oval and Scalloped Oval die cuts, Modge Podge, sponge brush, star brads (Stampin' Up), Cranberry Crisp stitched ribbon (Stampin' Up), glue dots, large star punch, sponge


  1. This is soooo fabulous. I know that your pal loved it!

  2. I was the lucky one to get this fabulous set & I love it! Thanks so much Mary. You were a great secrest sis.

  3. This is wonderful and you ARE lucky Paula!