Monday, December 11, 2017

Snow very sweet treat box

Good morning! Have you been playing along in our Power and Spark challenge this month? We are sharing12 days of different tutorials of fun gift ideas for you or others. Some very creative and fun ideas that are sure to make anyone smile. I decided to create a fun little box using Julie's day 5 tutorial and the stamp set Snow Kissed

This came together super quick! I have those Ghiradelli squares inside you can see some of the end on the left. Maybe I put too many in, hee hee  After all the scoring and cutting I stamped the snowflakes from Snow Kissed onto the base for a decorative outside. Then I stamped my snowman and colored with various Copic markers. I think looking at it now it is missing some sequins or jewels around the sentiment. I will have to add that now that I look more.   :-)  Sparkle is on the snowflakes and my snowman. Voila! 

Hope you get time to play along this month, you have 12 days of fun ideas! Enjoy! 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

No fuss gfit tag

Happy Sunday! Yes, another gift tag for you today. This one is quite simple and really quick to put together since I let all the dies do the work.  The only draw back is I used some of my Birds and Berries designer paper for my color inspiration and you can't even see it now that I covered it with the poinsettia punch. What was I thinking? The base tag is an old retired Die Light from Whiff of Joy that is closed. I die cut the tag and then layered some olive card stock (to match the designer paper you can't see ha ha ) and bring out the hearts at the bottom. Added my designer paper to the center. 

Then I die cut a few layers of Peaceful Poinsettia's that I sponged with pink ink before I removed the die. Layered using dimensionals to pop it up and rolled out the petals. I have a tutorial to show how I make the layers of the poinsettia found here. Then tucked into the petals is the sentiment tag using the tiny matching tag from the die set and sentiment For you from Under Glass Christmas Traditions stamp set. Tied off my ribbons added sparkle and jewels and voila! So maybe not really quick but it was quicker than if I had to color an image. 
Remember Power Poppy is sharing the 12 Days of Christmas with quick tutorials and a way for you to win some Power Poppy Bucks. Check out the posts and play along. Thanks for stopping by today.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Soft side of santa

Good morning! Did you see over on the Power Poppy blog we are celebrating the 12 days of Christmas? We have had so much fun sharing tutorials and gift ideas with you to try. Not to mention the Power and Spark challenge is to create one or all of our tutorials to be in the running for $50 in Power Poppy bucks if you play along and link your creation. It's a great way to get some quick gifts done and you have a chance at winning too. Be sure to check it out and post it on the first day of our 12 days of Christmas HERE.

Miss Katie did some darling little gift tags for day one and I thought I would make one using Flowering Santa. The one I created before was more brown's and teals for the Hues to Use challenge found HERE, but I wanted one with pink and white this time. Santa's face is stamped on white card stock then die cut with a circle and one layer out of pink in circle.
 He is colored with various Copic markers. I then added his panel layer to a decorative Spellbinders die cut in white card stock. Punched a hole at the top to thread my ribbon through and tied off the sentiment tabs. I added a pink tag behind the sentiment and a sequins added to the end. The sentiment is from Holly Golightly stamp set. Then some more sequins and added sparkle. Voila! 

Be sure to check out the Bloom Brigades creations today:

  Cindy Lawrence
  Julie Koerber
Tosha Leyendekker

Thursday, December 7, 2017

12 Days of Christmas, Snow Kissed

Good Morning! Today is Day 7 of Power Poppy's 12 Days of Christmas. It is my turn with these cute altered treat gift ideas. I hope you check out the PP Blog for information. Thanks for stopping by today.  :-) 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

December Calendar Page

Hello! No I didn't forget to post my December calendar page, I was waiting until you really wanted to look at it. ha ha  Kidding... I did forget, gasp!  This is the last one for the year using Simple Joys stamp set. I did add sparkle to this one as well. Not sure I will do another year of calendar pages... Unless they talk me into it, she LOVED each month. We will see. Thanks for stopping by today!

Edit: I get my calendars from Taylored Expressions stamps found HERE 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Masculine Christmas tag

Good morning. I need a few masculine feeling Christmas tags this year. One of the people this is for is an avid hunter, so these deer die cuts I thought would be perfect. The birch wood background die is cut to fit between the red border and glued to the stitched border base to create a window look. 

I then added a die cut grass (which you can hardly see) to the base and some punched sprigs across the bottom. A few jewels for the center. Some sparkle along the branches to look like snow and my sentiment from Holly Golightly stamp set. Ribbon and twine and voila! I like how this turned out and hopefully he does too.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

CHRISTmas in December

Good morning and happy December. Well I am just getting around to posting my creation for the December Dirty Dozen Christmas challenge today, sorry about that. This months challenge is all about Birth. Christ birth, anything from the stable, shepherds, north star, stable etc. Hope you can play along this month. 

I stamped my retired Clear Dollar Stamps scripture and then stamped lightly the Unity stable image and colored with light copic colors. Layered onto some Spellbinders decorative die cuts. The Berries and Birds designer paper was my inspiration for the colors. Found some older felt snowflakes I still have and added that to bring out the red berries a bit more. Some flourished pearls and ribbon to finish it off. Voila!