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Pretty Christmas tag

I love the Perfect Pennant die!  It’s so versatile!  You can make pennants, decorative tags or cards.  I made this tag for PPA’s Tag your it Challenge.  I die cut some shimmer silver paper and embossed it with the Snowburst embossing folder.  I had some retired music DSP from the Love Letter DSP pack and made a fan fold flower.  I cut a 1-1/2 strip of DSP then used the Scallop Trim Border punch on one side.  I scored every 1/4″  and using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool really makes it fast and easy.

To add some sparkle I used Dazzling Details on the fan fold flower.  The silver glimmer snowflake is die cut using the Northern Frost Sizzix strip and decorated with an 8mm pearl.  The pearls are a sneak peek from the upcoming mini occasions catalog.  To hang the pennant or tie to a gift I used Very Vanilla satin ribbon.  Easy to make and so elegant.

Stampin' Up! christmas tag and ornament

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Snowflake tag

Size:  4.50”  h x 3.50” w

Stamp sets: Four the Holidays

Paper: Card Stock:  Very Vanilla, retired Love Letter DSP, Silver Glimmer paper, Silver Shimmer paper

Ink: Versamark

Accessories: Big Shot, Snow Burst Embossing Folder, Northern Frost Strip, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Simply Scored, Pewter embossing powder, 8mm pearls, Dazzling Details, non-Stampin’ Up! vanilla organza ribbon

Isn’t it Romantic

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments there’s a big announcement.  We’ve added five more designers to our Design Team.  We’re so excited!  Please hop on over and welcome them by leaving a comment.  Also we have a wonderful color challenge with the romantic colors of red, black and ivory or white.  You can use any shade of red – Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Riding Hood Red or any other shade of red you prefer combine it with Black Whisper White or Very Vanilla.

I’ve been wanting to make different versions of corset cards and I CASED this corset shape card from Ink Stained Roni.  Hop over to her blog to get the template and other ideas.  The card base is Very Vanilla and I covered the front of the card with the music notes background from the Newsprint DSP and I sponged the edges with Riding Hood Red.  I’m down to a couple of sheets and I must buy more Newsprint DSP.  I’ve also been playing with the Red Glitter paper and I think it’s fabulous.  It’s perfect for adding that touch of bling.  I punched the hearts with the Small Heart punch and I also used my favorite embellishments – Victoria Crochet Trim and Vintage brads.

The candle is stamped with the medallion and flourish from the Artistic Etching stamp set.  I also added a red glitter heart and crochet trim.  Stamping on candles is very easy and there is a step-by-step tutorial on  SCS.  I hope you’re inspired by this week’s color challenge and show us your romantic side on HSS.

I also love the challenges over at PPA so I submitted my project.   There are so many talented crafters that participate.  Check them out.

Stampin' Up! Valentine musical corset and Artistic Etchings stamped candle

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Isn’t it Romantic gift set

Card Size: Approx. 4.25″ w x 5.50″h

Stamp Sets: Candle:  Artistic Etchings

Paper: CS: Very Vanilla; DSP: Newsprint, Red Glitter Paper

Ink: Classic Ink Pad: Riding Hood Red, Basic Black

Card Accessories: Small heart punch,  5/8″ Victoria Crochet Trim ribbon, 5/8″ Black Satin Ribbon, 5/8″ Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Basic Pearls, sponge dauber

Candle Accessories: Small heart punch, Basic Pearls, 5/8″ Victoria Crochet Trim ribbon

Technique: Stamping, Candle Stamping, Punch Art

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