It's my favorite time of year for paper crafting--time for Christmas projects! I was really motivated this month, especially since I can use these for my own Christmas card stash. So, buckle up--there are a LOT of projects in this Papertrey Ink October 2011 release post! After each card is the supply list.
Stamps: In the Meadow, Winterberry
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Rustic Cream, Ocean Tides, Scarlet Jewel
Ink: Versamagic Oasis Green, Chamomile Distress Cube, SU Cranberry Crisp
Patterned Papers: St. Nick 6" x 6" pad (Fancy Pants Designs)
Tools: Copic BG72 and Airbrush System, Tiny Tags die, In the Meadow and In the Meadow Silhouettes dies, foam tape, glitter, glue
Accessories: Rusty Tin jingle bells (www.factorydirectcraft.com), oatmeal seam binding, Rustic Twine
Stamps: Nativity Silhouettes
Cardstock: Aqua Mist, Scarlet Jewel, Rustic Cream, Vintage Cream
Ink: CHamomile Distress Cube (PTI), Versamagic Thatched Straw and Aquatic Splash, SU Cranberry Crisp
Patterned papers: St. Nick 6" x 6" pad (Fancy Pants Designs)
Tools: Small Scalloped BOrder die (PTI), sewing machine, die cutting machine
If you leave off the sweet little rusty jingle bells, this card would be one of the Easy to Make, Easy to Mail cards that I've been posting for the past few weeks.
Cardstock: Simply Chartreuse, Rustic Cream
Ink: Versamark Champagne, Versamagic tea Leaves, Chamomile Distress Cube
Accessories: Rustic Twine, Frosted Lace Stickles, Rusty 6mm bell (Rusty Tin-Tiques www.factorydirectcraft.com), foam tape
Stamps: 2011 Holiday Tags
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, Clear Cardstock
Ink: Versamagic Sea Breeze
Accessories: Stampendous Crystal Snow white ultra fine glitter, pale blue rhinestones, white pearl beads
Tools: Snowflake dies (PTI), circle punch, glue pen
Woohoo--a stamp that I can color! ;-)
Stamps: Tremendous Treats: Christmas
Cardstock: Pure Poppy, Rustic Cream
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Chamomile Distress Cube
Patterned Paper: Season's Greetings 6" x 6" pad (Echo Park)
Accessories: Pure Poppy Bakers Twine, foam tape
Tools: sewing machine
Copic Markers: shown above
Can you say Easy to Make, Easy to Mail? Yes, another one!
Stamps: Wonderful Words: Holiday
Cardstock: Rustic Cream, Scarlet Jewel
Ink: SU Cranberry Crisp, Chamomile Distress Cube
Patterned Papers: Lost and Found Christmas 6" x 6" pad (My MInd's Eye)Accessories: Gold Cord (SU)
Tools: Sanding block, foam tape, sewing machine
Stamps: Star of Wonder, Background Basics: Sheet Music, Damask Designs
Cardstock: Enchanted Evening, Rustic Cream
Ink: Versamagic Night Sky, Chamomile Distress Cube, Vintage Cream
Accessories: pale blue rhinestone
Tools: 1-3/4" circle punch, Mat Stack 3 die, sewing machine, silver paint pen
Sweet, sweet, sweet! I love the Shape Up Snowman die!
Stamps: None, but I used the Shape Up Snowman dies for this felt ornament.
Accessories: Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, Harvest Gold, Ocean Tides 100% Wool Felt, Ocean Tides Vintage Buttons
Tools: Shape Up Snowman dies
I blanket stitched everything here, except for French knots on the face (Hint: don't use quilting thread. It's too stiff. Stick to embroidery thread.) If you don't know how to blanket stitch, here is an excellent online tutorial.
Do you know how to make a shaker card? I took some pictures and could put together a quick tutorial if you would like one--let me know in the comments section. Otherwise, I'll skip it.
Stamps: Tag Its #9
Cardstock: Vintage Cream, a small piece of clear card stock
Ink: Versamagic Hawaiian Shores, Memento Bamboo Leaves, PTI Raspberry Fizz, Chamomile Distress Ink
Patterned Paper: 12 Days of Christmas 6" x 6" pad (My Mind's Eye)
Accessories: Rustic Twine, glass micro beads, foam tape, rhinestones
Tools: Rick rack border die, 1-3/4" circle punch, 1-3/4" collection (scalloped die), corner rounders
That's it--hope you enjoy! I'm off for Sacramento tomorrow--hope to see some of you in the Copic Certification classes there. :-)