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Monday, November 30, 2015

Rudolph Hot Cocoa Holder

Here is another Hot Cocoa Holder made with the Stampin' Up Square Pillow Box Die.
Ears:  Large and Medium Oval Punches
Eyes:  Medium Punch, Black and White, 3/4" circle punch Soft Suede lids, cut in half.  Black oval for eyes was placed in the 1" circle punch and trimmed down.  White gel pen.
Muzzle is a 1 3/8" circle, Nose is 3/4" circle red glitter paper.  Mouth is cut from Real Red using the oval punch.  Antlers are punched from the Tree Builder Punch.  I drew a black line for the mouth.

Peppermint and Cocoa Mug

This pillow box cocoa mug is for CC558 A Tip Top Chocolate Wonder challenge.

Pouch is made with the Stampin' Up square pillow box die, mug handle was cut by using two oval dies.  I ran the mug pieces through the big shot with a Darice Snowflake embossing folder.

Sentiment and Candy Cane from SU "A Little Something" stamp set stamped in Chocolate Chip and Watermelon Wonder, and cut with accessories in the Square Pillow Box dies set.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Pillow Box Pouch

This sweet little pouch holds a teabag and chocolate and was cut with the Pillow Box Punch Board.

Stampin' Up Whisper White card stock was stamped with the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set in Mint Macaron and Versamark with Champange embossing powder.  A small piece of burlap was glued to the bottom front.  Vintage leaves were stamped on Whisper White with Mint Macaron, Crushed Curry and Tip Top Taupe, cut out with matching die cuts.  Thank You banner is from Itty Bitty Banners and basic jewels finish off the embellishments.

Finished size is 2 1/4" x 4"

Christmas Thank You Tag Teabag Holders

December Tea Bag Tags

Tag bases were cut out on the Cricut using Stampin' Up dsp and other papers.  SU Vellum was cut to size, stamped with sentiment from Winter Memories (retired) and heat embossed with White embossing powder then sewn to the base that had been covered with dsp and a piece of lace.  Vellum pocket holds a tea bag.  SU Real Red Ribbon is tied around the tag and used for the top.  Candy Canes and Holly Leaves were also cut from Cricut.  Red buttons from my stash.

December Tea Bag Thank You

My second teabag holder was made using leftover card  from SU Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (retired) and embellished with die cut doily, Star punch, and Snowflake Thinlits die, gold ribbon and a jewel.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Bird Among The Branches

Card base is 110# Black card stock.  Front background is stamped with Versamark and Champagne embossing powder and heat set.  Stamp sets used for the background are Stampin' Up Awesomely Artistic and Simply Sketched.

Old Olive pine leaves were die cut with a Tim Holtz die, painted with Tattered Angels Glam Glitter Pain in Organic Garden, dried, then the edges were dipped in Versamark and Champagne embossing powder.

Berry branches were cut out with the Cricut using the Joyous Season cartridge, at 1" then painted with the Organic Garden green.  Rich Razzelberry ink was added to Milled Lavender Distress Stickles and painted onto the berries.  Rich Razzelberry ink was also used to dye the seam binding ribbon for the bow.

Bird Sketch is from Fun Stampers Journey, stamped in Momento Black, colored with Copics and a touch of Rich Razzelberry and fussy cut.

Card base is 8 1/2 x 8 folded in half for a finished size of 4 x 8 1/2

Lost Lagoon Poinsettia

Card base is 110# white card stock, embossed with the Stampin' Up Softly Falling embossing folder.  The Poinsettia from SU Joyful Christmas (retired) was stamped in Versamark onto Lost Lagoon card stock, the leaves were stamped onto Mossy Meadow, white embossing powder was heat set and then fussy cut.  Basic Jewel Pearls were used in the center of the flower.  A 1 1/4" x 4 1/4" strip of Lost Lagoon was stamped with the sentiment and heat set as well.

Shaved Ice Poinsettia

Base of card is 110# White Card Stock.

First I die cut the poinsettia and leaves then Gesso was applied to the front of the card mat, flower and leaves.  Mat was covered with Inka Gold Hydrangea and left to dry.  Flower was then covered with Crystal Glitter Dimensional paint and dipped in Stampendous Shaved Ice.

Stampin' Up French Script background stamp (retired) was inked up in Versamark and stamped onto the mat, then white embossing powder was heat set.  Two corners of the the mat were painted with Crystal Glitter Dimensional paint and dipped in Stampendous Shaved Ice.  The leaves were painted with Tattered Angels Glam Glitter Paint in Organic Garden green.

Say What?!?! Nacho Birthday Card

I just love this Stamping Bella - Christine Grove Collection stamp, Nacho is so surprised..."Say What?!?!"  This is for my sister who has a milestone birthday this month.  Sometimes it is hard to believe that we are all grown up and living far from one another.  One thing we will always share is our love of little dogs and I think his expression is priceless.

Used for this card:

Stampin' Up Whisper White and Moonlight DSP
Nacho is colored with Copics

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Love you to the core

"How 'bout them apples"

This card was made for Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #30.

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Card Recipe:
A2 Base 110# white
4 x 5 1/4" Cherry Cobbler mat
3 1/8 x 4 1/4" Black mat
3 x 4 1/8" White
Stampin' Up Sun Ripened Apple stamp
CTMH Sweet Life sentiment
1/2 Doily
Seam Binding ribbon died with Cherry Cobbler ink
SU Jewels Basic Rhinestones colored with Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities pen

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Wilderness Awaits A Silent Night

This card is for the Technique Lovers Challenge 558 White Silhouettes over at Split Coast Stampers.
I started with a SU Night of Navy card stock base and White Embossing powder using the Deer from Stampin' Up The Wilderness Awaits, and sentiment from Wonderland.   The Twinkle Star is by Crafty Secrets.  I took liberty with a white Gelly Roll pen to extend the mountain to the edges of the mat.