December 26, 2018

There's Snow One Like You Card

Hello! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas holiday!  Today I'm sharing a card for my guest designer post for the Scrapping Cottage.  The sweet snowman scene was perfect for this winter card!
Today's card was created with the Snowman Lane and the Nested Stitched Scallop Rectangle die sets.  I cut out all of my pieces in card stock, although there are lots of tiny pieces in this set, it all came together very easily.
I selected my card base pieces from a K and Company 6x6 paper pad in my stash.  Everything was inked on the edges with some Vintage Photo Distress Ink which is one my go to colors.  I splattered the kraft card stock with some white paint for a snowy background.  A fun sentiment from the Scrappy Moms (retired) "Winter Wishes" stamp set was stamped on a hand cut flag.
I added a sparkly finish to some of my pieces with the Red and Clear Art-C Glitter Water Brush.  The glitter also changes the red die cut pieces to a deeper shade which coordinates better with the card base.
I layered the snowmen creating a cohesive look on my card.  The snowy background worked perfectly with the snowmen scene.
All of the pieces were adhered to the base of my card. The 2 top layers were placed at an angle for a bit of interest.
 Here are the dies used on my card available in the shop:
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December 24, 2018

It's Christmas Time Card

Hello!  This card was created with the Art-C Snowflake die & stamp combo set.  I used 2 different Oxide Inks to create the base of my card.  Next, I splattered it with some white craft paint.
The die cut snowflakes were adhered to the base of my card.  I added some sparkle to the snowflakes with the Art-C Clear Glitter Waterbrush.  A few iridescent sequins were scattered amongst the snowflakes.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a Merry Christmas!

December 20, 2018

It's the Most Wonderful Time of Year Card

Hello!  Today I have a Christmas card to share created with the Art-C Holiday Greetings and Christmas Messages stamps and dies.  When I received these adorable dies, I whipped out this elegant card.
The background was created with a mixture of Oxide Inks and splattered with some white paint for a snowy effect.  I heat embossed the wreath and sentiment with silver embossing powder.  The reindeer was cut out in a metallic red which coordinated with the red bling stickers.  A bit of silver and white jute was tied to the top of my card for a finishing accent.
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December 19, 2018

Warm Wishes Layout

Hello! I'm back over on the Scrapping Cottage blog for my guest designer post.  Today I'm sharing a single page 12x12 layout.  I used several Cottage Cutz dies on this page.
The patterned paper was the inspiration for the die cut cuts on my layout page.  I cut all of the drinks from the Cottage Cutz Coffee & Cocoa Warm Wishes and Sweet Christmas die sets.  Everything was inked on the edges for added dimension.  The mug from the Sweet Christmas set was layered on top of a circle cut from the Pierced Circle set.
I created a pocket and tucked in an ephemera die cut card.  A couple of tags cut from the Cottage Cutz Nested Stitched Scallop Rectangle set were stamped with sentiments from the My Creative Time "Do the Cocoa Motion" stamp set.  A small bow in Christmas Mint Trendy Twine was adhered to the mug.
The title and drinks were layered on a piece of paper to act as a shelf.  I added a second layer of paper underneath for a pop of color.
Some Stickles were used to accent the holly berries and the candy cane for a sparkly finish.  The Stickles coordinate perfectly with the strip of red glitter paper on the base of my layout page.
To fill up some of the space at the top of my page, I layered the title at an angle above the 4x4 photo mat.
The journaling pocket was layered with the mug and the sentiment tags were tucked insides.  A few adhesive gems were sprinkled amongst the drinks.
Here are the dies used on my layout page available in the shop:
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December 17, 2018

Christmas Journal

Hello!  Today I'm sharing a fun project idea to capture those holiday traditions.  This journal is perfect for memory keeping. I used the Momenta Explorer Journal and embellished the original kraft cover by adding my own festive papers.  The red, white and green theme really give the journal a traditional Christmas feel.
I adhered a Momenta doily layered with some die cut snowflakes and a Christmas tree.  I used my Cricut Explore for the snowflakes and Christmas tree.  I placed the stag from the Art-C Southwestern stamp and die combo on a Pierced Circle from Cottage Cutz and added some holly as an embellishment.  The "december 25 and 2018" were cut from the Momenta Months of the Year die set and layered on the cover.
I heat embossed the stag and "december" with some glitter embossing powder and added Stickles to the 25 and to the holly berries.  The holly was accented with the Art-C Glitter Water Brush.  A whimsical "cheer" sticker from the Momenta Christmas Messages sticker sheet was added on a hand cut flag.  A few glittery enamel dots and some Cranberry Trendy Twine were the finishing touches on my journal.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a spectacular day.

December 12, 2018

Sending Holiday Cheer

Hello!  I'm sharing another project for my guest designer post for the Scrapping Cottage.  For my card, I used the Elf's Clothesline die set.  When I saw the adorable clothes, I couldn't wait to create a project!
When I work with tiny die cut pieces I use a paint tray to keep everything in one place.  All of the pieces were inked on the edges for added dimension.  A glitter water brush was used to accent all of the red pieces for a sparkly finish.
I went with a neutral color palette for my card base and added a pop of red.  A hand cut border was lined along the top edge with some Diamond Stickles.
I inked up the white card stock with with 3 different inks to create the night sky.  To add additional details, I splattered the background with some white paint.  The tree pieces were were glued together to form the trees.
The next step was to adhere the snowy border to the bottom edge and stamp a simple sentiment on my card base. The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms (retired) Merry Kissmas stamp set.
The clothesline was secured at an angle between the two trees.  The whimsy elf's clothes were arranged along the clothesline with the tiny clothespins.  
Here is the the sweet Elf's Clothesline die set available in the shop:
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December 10, 2018

Merry Christmas Card

Hello! Today I have an elegant card to share created with the new Momenta Merry Christmas die. I cut the wreath twice in contrasting colors.  The sentiment was fussy cut and layered on top of the green wreath.  The wreath was adhered on top of a die cut circle.  The circle is metallic red which coordinates with the card base.
I accented the leaves with my green Art-C Glitter Water Brush.  Some red Stickles were used on the holly for a sparkly finish.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a lovely day!

December 6, 2018

Merry Christmas Card and Tag Set

Hello!  Today I have a fun Christmas card and tag set to share.  For this card and tag set, I used some Oxide Ink for the aqua background, spritzed it with water and then splattered it with some white paint. I really like the snowy end result.  I layered the background with a stag die cut from the Art-C Southwestern die & stamp combo.  On the tag, I added the stag to a circle die cut from the Cottage Cutz Circle die.
Some Frosted Cranberry Trendy Twine was used as an embellishment on both my card and tag.  I also scattered a few sequins on my card and added one to the center of the snowflake on my tag.
The sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Stamps Merry & Bright stamp set.  I popped up the sentiment on some foam pop dots for a bit of dimension.
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December 5, 2018

Merry Christmas Card and Treats

Hello!  I'm sharing a fun project idea over on the Scrapping Cottage blog as their guest designer.  I used the Cottage Cutz Christmas Tag Topper set for my card and treats. This set is so versatile and can be used for so many different projects.
I found the papers in my stash from the DCWV Winter mat stack, the papers are a lighter card stock which works best for wrapping the Hershey's Nuggets.  I trimmed the wrappers to 1"x3" which is the perfect size for the chocolate.  I used Glue Dots Temporary Adhesive tape to adhere the wrappers to the Nuggets.
The tray for the Nuggets was cut at 2"x4" in a heavier card stock.  I scored the sides at 1/4" to create the tray.
The tag toppers were die cut to coordinate with the Hershey's Nuggets.  I used a pen to detail the snowmen faces and buttons.
Once I wrapped all of the Nuggets, they were secured to the trays with a removable Glue Dot, this helps to keep them from shifting in the clear bags.  I cut out the rectangles from the Cottage Cutz Nested Stitched Scallop Rectangle set and folded it in half to create the bag topper.  The base of my card was inked on the edges and splattered with some blue paint for a bit of detail.
I adhered the banners to the card based and used some Totally Blue Trendy Twine to accent the top of  my card.  
Here are the dies used on my project available over in the shop:
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December 4, 2018

May Your Holidays Sparkle & Shine

Hello! I have a project to share over on the Scrapping Cottage blog for my guest designer post.  With the holidays right around the corner, I created a set of cards which can easily be mass produced.
My cards feature the adorable Wrapped Candy and the Nested Wacky Stitched Rectangle Cottage Cutz die sets.
Once I cut out my card base and candy pieces, I accented the top layer of the candy pieces with the Art-C Red and Green Glitter Waterbrush for the perfect amount of sparkle and shine.
The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms (retired) "Merry and Bright" stamp set.  I opted to stamp the sentiment in 2 different areas to create a variation of the card design.  Coordinating gems and sequins were sprinkled amongst the candy as embellishments on my cards.
Here are the dies used for my cards available over at Cottage Cutz:
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a spectacular day!