Holiday Helper 2017

Holiday Helper 2017

The holidays are just around the corner, and I have a wonderful opportunity for you! I am going to be sending out 6 Holiday Helper Projects that will not only put you in the holiday mood, but help you to enjoy a handcrafted holiday season. With each mailing, you will receive not only a picture of the finished project, but you will also receive a complete supply list with a step-by-step tutorial that shows you exactly how to do the project. But you can only receive these projects by joining my special Holiday Helper mailing list, so be sure to sign up today!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Copy of PICKAPUMPKIN

Measurements:  

  • Whisper White (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in half
  • Whisper White (banner): 1 3/8” x 2 ¼”
  • Crumb Cake (strip): 1” x 5 ½”
  • Crumb Cake: 4” x 5”
  • Copper Foil: 3” x 3”
  • Burlap Ribbon: 16”

Instructions:

    1. Layer three different sizes and patterns of the Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape approximately 2” from the bottom of the card as shown.
    2. Stamp the fern image using Crumb Cake ink on the Crumb Cake cardstock strip, lining up one image above the next as shown. Adhere the cardstock to the far right side of the Whisper White cardstock base.
    3. Pat the Embossing Buddy on the Whisper White banner cardstock.  Stamp “Happy Thanksgiving” from the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set using Versamark ink. Sprinkle the greeting with the Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set using the Heat Tool.  Cut a banner tip on the left side of the cardstock.  Adhere below the last layer of Washi Tape as shown.
    4. Die cut the filigree pumpkin from the Copper Foil using the Thinlits that are part of this bundle.  
    5. Stamp various ferns and springs using Crumb Cake ink on the Crumb Cake 4” x 5” piece of cardstock. Die cut the images using the coordinating Thinlits.
    6. Adhere the ferns and springs in an overlapping cluster to the right edge of the Washi Tape using a combination of Glue Dots and Mini Dimensionals.
    7. Intertwine the copper pumpkin between some of the ferns and springs.  Tuck a few Glue Dots in areas behind the pumpkin that will not be visible from the front to secure it in place.  You only need a few.  
    8. Pull out three strands from the Burlap Ribbon.  Holding two strands together, wrap them around three fingers.  Gently slide them off, pinching in the center.  Wrap the third strand around the center of the loops several times then tie in a knot to secure.  Adhere to the base of the pumpkin using a Glue Dot.

Painted Harvest on Blue

PAINTEDHARVEST3

Measurements:

  • Soft Sky: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”, scored at 4-1/4” then folded to create card base
  • Early Espresso: 2-1/8” x 5-1/8”, 2-5/8” x 2-5/8”
  • Very Vanilla: 2-1/2” x 2-1/2”
  • DSP: 5”x2”
  • Twine: 16”

Instructions:

  1. Stamp greeting in bottom right corner of card base using Early Espresso
  2. Adhere DSP to long Early Espresso card stock. Adhere this panel to card front on left side. (Use SNAIL or Multipurpose Liquid Glue.) Run twine through inside of card and completely around, tying in a bow on card front.
  3. Stamp ruffly flower image twice on Very Vanilla cardstock in Crushed Curry ink, inking up each time and turning s stamp on second stamping about 90 degrees to form flower. Stamp center using Early Espresso ink.
  4. Adhere Very Vanilla cardstock to Early Espresso square in a cross-stacked fashion. (Use SNAIL or Multipurpose Liquid Glue.) Adhere to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Place Gold faceted gem in center of flower.

Painted Harvest for Christmas?? YES!

Isn't this a fun idea!!  Use the Sunflower as a wreath--genious!!!

PAINTEDHARVEST4

Measurements:

  • Garden Green (8 ½” x 5 ½)(3” x 3”)
  • Cherry Cobbler (5 ¼” x 4”)
  • Whisper White: (3” x 3’)
  • Be Merry DSP (2” x 5 ¼”)

Instructions:

  1. Fold Garden Green in half to form card base.
  2. Emboss the Cherry Cobbler with the Holly Embossing Folder and Big Shot. Glue to the Garden Green card front.
  3. Punch one end of the DSP strip with the Banner Triple Punch and glue towards the left side of the Cherry Cobbler.
  4. Die cut the  Whisper White with the largest square from the Stitched framelits using the Big Shot.
  5. Ink up the larger sunflower in Garden Green and stamp off on scrap of paper. Then stamp directly on the middle of the Whisper White square.  Stamp it towards the top edge to allow room for sentiment.
  6. Ink up the smaller, more detailed flower in Garden Green and stamp full strength on top of the first flower.
  7. Add “berries” in Cherry Cobbler ink.
  8. Stamp Merry Christmas in Cherry Cobbler ink below the wreath.
  9. Cut out the layering scallop piece from the Garden Green using the Layering Square Framelits and the big shot. Glue the stamped piece to the Garden Green mat.
  10. Glue the piece to the front of the card as shown.
  11. Tie a bow from the Quilted Christmas ¼” ribbon and glue dot to the top left corner of the stamped square.
  12. Enjoy card!

And another!

I promised you a whole week of Painted Harvest -- what do you think so far?!!  This card strays away from the yellows that we've been seeing -- I like an orange sunflower!

PAINTED HARVEST

Measurements

  • Crumb Cake 8½ x 5½ fold in half card base
  • Cajun Craze 5¼ x 4
  • Whisper white 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Instructions:

  1. Stamp the big sunflower randomly onto the whisper white card stock, each sunflower stamp twice using the Crushed Curry ink. After you stamped the first image turn your stamp 90° and stamp again using Crushed Curry ink also.
  2. Stamp the smaller sunflower on top the Crushed Curry sunflower using Cajun Craze ink.
  3. Center circle using Soft Suede ink.
  4. Stamp the burlap back ground using Sahara Sand ink.
  5. Stamp the Hello using Cajun Craze ink.
  6. Assemble: adhere the whisper white stamped card stock into the Cajun craze and then onto Crumb Cake card base.
  7. Add the black rhinestone into the center of each flower.