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Good Morning, Friends!

It’s hop time!   The mastermind behind Artful Inkables, Kristin, has done it again.   This month’s releases are so awesome.   If you have arrived here from Sherry’s blog, you are in the right place.  If not, you will want to start back at Kristin’s blog to get the whole show!

Every one of us knows someone who is sick or injured.    You can’t throw a rock these days without hitting a person with H1N1, right?    Well, today I am sharing a project I made with the new Monster Medical set from Artful Inkables.   I was really excited when I saw this set, because I knew exactly what I wanted to do.   I needed lollipops for my project.   Finding suitable lollipops was quite an adventure!  I looked at every store I could think of and was about to give up, when we happen to go to Cracker Barrel for breakfast.   I don’t know if you are familiar with Cracker Barrel, but they carry the most incredible selection of old school candies.   There nestled in the hundreds of jars of candy were these Clove Honey suckers.   They not only looked yummy, they are just what the doctor orders when you have a sore throat or cough.



The suckers are on these really cool wood dowels with balls on the end.   They are slightly tilted, so I had to come up with a ”cover” for the candy so I could afix the decorative medallion.


I used a block of floral foam to hold the suckers for presentation.   I covered the floral foam with a box bottom, slightly larger than the foam and then tucked tissues in between the suckers to make it look like an arrangement.


Of course, I had to make a card to go along with it :).


Here are my deets:

Stamps:  Artful Inkables‘ Monster Medical

Colors: Very Vanilla, GP White, Buckaroo Blue, Creamy Caramel

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, Buckaroo Blue, copics

Accessories: Ribbon, scalloped circle punches, eyelet border punch, sticky tape, scoring blade, swiss dots embossing folder, dimensionals, floral foam, clove honey suckers, tissue,  circle punches, candy dots, word window punch, hole punch


This project takes me back to the days when I was a little girl.  After each visit to the doctor, he would give me a sucker.   Ah, the memories! :)

Now it’s time for you to hop on over to Michelle’s blog (and give her a warm welcome!  She’s our newest Inkgirl!!).   I am sure she will have something amazing to share!

Thanks so much for stopping by!   I hope you have a blessed day!

     ~~ Holly ~~

30 Responses to “~ Artful Inkables’ Presents Monster Medical ~”

  1. on 15 Nov 2009 at 04:24Patti J.

    Awesome! Love your popped up bandaids! Adorable card – Thanks for sharing!

  2. on 15 Nov 2009 at 05:34craftykitten

    What a fantastic set this is. Such beautiful colours that all match perfectly. Will you visit me when I’m sick please??

    Dawn xx

  3. on 15 Nov 2009 at 06:05StampinCathy

    This is totally awesome and so inspiring. Love the details and colors. This would cheer up anyone that was sick.

  4. on 15 Nov 2009 at 07:06Sherry Campbell

    Wow- this is just too terrific! I love the popped up bandaids. :) Maybe if you would quit throwing rocks at people they wouldn’t keep getting sick and hurt. lol.

  5. on 15 Nov 2009 at 07:23joy aka daiseyfreak

    omg Holly, I love this!

  6. on 15 Nov 2009 at 07:50Deborah Young

    Holly, I will definitely be casing this idea! So perfect.

  7. on 15 Nov 2009 at 07:53Lisa (lakind)

    What an adorable gift ensemble, Holly! I love how you created the sucker flowers! Very clever! And your card is so pretty! Great job!

  8. on 15 Nov 2009 at 08:37Michelle B (JustPaintingAround)

    Oh so creative! I especially love how you popped up the center of the bandaid….makes them look so real!

  9. on 15 Nov 2009 at 08:38Michelle B (JustPaintingAround)

    Oh, and thanks for the warm welcome!

  10. on 15 Nov 2009 at 08:46dawnmercedes

    Aaaa..this is really sweet, Holly!

  11. on 15 Nov 2009 at 08:58BR-T

    Oh these are great I love the popped up band aids! Br-t

  12. on 15 Nov 2009 at 09:17Velta

    You have brought back memories with the Cracker Barrell pops…These creations are SO you Holly…Perfect for a sick buddy! I’m not feeling that well ….By the way I Love all of Kristin’s new images…I swear that girl has talent from here to the moon and back!! TFS!!

  13. on 15 Nov 2009 at 09:50Lee

    This card reminds me so much of the band-aid with your choice of embossed background paper. Love all of the detailed pics! What a kewl set!

  14. on 15 Nov 2009 at 09:53JPScraps

    This has to be the cutest get well ever!

  15. on 15 Nov 2009 at 09:57Elizabeth S.

    I love this!! It would cheer anyone up to receive something like this when they aren’t feeling well.

  16. on 15 Nov 2009 at 10:20Tiffany Beuning

    How cute- love this idea!

  17. on 15 Nov 2009 at 10:38Crystal

    Oh my Holly these are ADORABLE!!! Fantastic work as always girl!

  18. on 15 Nov 2009 at 12:03Bridget

    What a great Idea. Im sure it will brighten up someones day :)

  19. on 15 Nov 2009 at 12:49Melissa (SCS: Stampin_Melissa)

    What an awesome project! Cute card too!

  20. on 15 Nov 2009 at 13:31Marisa

    Holly, these are both brilliantly done and adorable!! Just love how you popped up the center portion of the band aide and your “booboo?” sentiment. Of course, when anyone uses Swiss Dots I’m happy 😀 Fabulous presentation in the box too. You hit this one out of the park my friend!!

  21. on 15 Nov 2009 at 15:44Mimiko

    What a wonderful set :)

  22. on 15 Nov 2009 at 16:54Jackie

    This is just too cute! What a great idea, and lollipops make everyone feel better! Plus the matching card is just adorable! Great job with this release Holly!

  23. on 15 Nov 2009 at 18:15Jen

    I love how you layered the bandaid! great projects!

  24. on 15 Nov 2009 at 18:53Mary

    This is so adorable Holly! What a great set! Love the projects you made!!!


  25. on 15 Nov 2009 at 19:04Kristin G.

    I love the popped up bandaids. Great job! Hop Hop Hop

  26. on 15 Nov 2009 at 19:24Sharon Swindell

    So creative and cute! Anybody would start to feel better after receiving one of these!

  27. on 15 Nov 2009 at 22:16tammy miller

    super cute projects

  28. on 16 Nov 2009 at 20:36Kristine

    Love the lollipop idea – cute! Great job!

  29. on 17 Nov 2009 at 12:32Emily Niehaus

    Love what you did with that bandaid image! ADORABLE!

  30. on 17 Nov 2009 at 21:10Connie M.

    Oh my goodness, Holly!! These are all just soooo amazingly cute!! Who would not get a smile on thier face when they receive this!!

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