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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Now THAT'S Snarky! (A Collaboration between The Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers and Scrap Our Stash)

Hello Peeps!!! Today as one of the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers design team I am showing you what I created for the "Now THAT'S Snarky" challenge over at Shopping Our Stash - Yup, they asked us if we would be interested in joining them in a Crossover Challenge - 'cuz we are just SO DARNED SNARKY! Grin

I am excited to show you what I came up with ... not a card but an Altered Mini-Tote!  I found this little darling in my local dollar store and got so excited about the size and the price that I bought all 13 they had left on the hook! This is the first one I have altered but I have PLANS.

I used Archival ink to stamp one of my favorite Suzi Blu Unity stamps "LaLa Girl" images and colored her using my HUGE collection of Sharpie Markers.  Note: the Sharpies for fabric did not bleed like the other pens did and I used a Sharpie fine liner to re-draw some of my black lines.

The lettering is all my own, inspired after reading JoAnne Sharpe's best selling book "The Art Of Whimsical Lettering" A book I can absolutely endorse if you want to improve your own hand-written lettering.
And finally I embellished my mini-tote using just a bit of my HUGE inventory of bling - and I am super excited about finally finding a use for my collection of glitter tape - Grin.
You may have noticed that my bag has some shiny bits because I also applied CTMH Liquid Glass to the lettering and to bits of my Girlie I wanted to highlight.
Now I got this quote from a stamp my dear friend Lisa from Texas had.  It said:
"You can't Ground me.  I am the Princess" Kaitlin Schach, age 7 
And for some reason this TOTALLY resonated with me... Big GIANT Smile!

So why not pop on over to the SISTERHOOD to see what my sisters have created and also to the Shopping our Stash challenge blog to see what their amazing team came up with and then we would LOVE IT if you were inspired to join us!  (come on, you know you want too! Grin)
Yours in Snarkiness


  1. Hi Lynne, always nice when you pop up on my reading list. This is just darling. Love the quote, the princess and the glitter tape. What a bargain you got with these little totes. Will look forward to seeing more of these in the future. Hugz

  2. oh my gosh, this is soooooo cute & sounds quite a bit like my niece, maddie, lol!!! :) :) :) (ps: i have that lettering book, as well, and heartily concur... it's pretty fab; as witnessed by your incredibly nice lettering on this project!) ♥

  3. Adorable tote, and awesome quote fabulous job.

  4. So creative, and so snarkily cute too! Love this!

  5. Ohhhh la la la la!! Love your altered tote!! Perfect for any spoiled little princess **cough** might be me **cough***

  6. I just love this so much Lynne! What a brilliant epicycle of your $ store find!

    1. Stupid autocorrect... that would be upcycle... :D

  7. Love the altered tote. I have yet to venture into the world of alteration, and probably won't (no room, don't need more stuff, gotta draw the line somewhere ...). But I can sure appreciate it when someone else does it. :)

  8. Very cute tote bag. All princesses should learn early not to take crap from anyone


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