Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Merry Christmas

I like using the 5 petal flower punch to create poinsettias. Simply punch two of them out, distress them and off-set them with a gold glimmer brad in the center. After stamping the leaves, I used a blender pen to fill in the color just a bit.
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Supplies: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive & Very Vanilla card stock; Old Olive Classic Ink; Blender Pen; Bells & Boughs stamp set; 5 Petal Flower and Lace Ribbon Border punches; Glimmer Brads.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Stocking Builder Punch

I'm liking this new punch from the Holiday Mini catalog! I couldn't decide which stocking I like more! It's hard to see, but I added some Dazzling Detail to the holly berries. Themini jingle bell adds just the right touch!

Supplies: Real Red, Wild Wasabi and Very Vanilla card stock; Christmas Greeting stamp set; Wild Wasabit Classic Ink; White Baker's Twine; Holly Berry designer series paper; Stocking Builder Punch; Mini Jingle Bells; The Big Shot & the 3" Circle Die; corner rounder punch.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Lolly or Rosette?

I'm not sure what these are called - I've heard both Lolly and Rosette. Regardless, they are fun to make and so easy with the Stampin' Up!'a Simply Scored Scoring Tool (item #122334, $29.95). It is on page 7 of the Holiday Mini catalog.

Supplies used: Red Glimmer Paper, Wild Wasabi and Very Vanilla card stock; Holly Berry Specialty Designer Series Paper and Buttons; Real Red Classic Ink; Red Glitter & 2-Way Glue Pen (for the outer edge of the rosette / lolly); Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine and Mini Jingle Bells; Christmas Greeting stamp set

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Love these Big Buttons!

When I first saw these big buttons I really didn't know what I would do with them. But after I started playing with them, I just love them! Our 1 1/4" circle punch fits perfectly on them! This card was one of our Hostess Club projects this month!

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Supplies: Pear Pizazz, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso and More Mustard card stock; Spice Cake DSP; Spice Cake Designer Buttons; Word Window, Modern Label & Blossom Petals punches; Square Lattice Embossing Folder & the Big Shot