Hello and welcome to this month’s One Stamp At A Time Blog Hop. This month we are hopping early for the November One Stamp At A Time (OSAT) Blog Hop. You may be coming from Tina Riddle’s Blog or you may be starting right here at my blog either way we are glad that you are here and I wanted to welcome you. This month our theme is Winter Holiday. I wanted to do something that could be used both for Christmas or after. Here’s a look at my projects for this month’s hop.
The Snowflake Sentiments Stamp Set will definitely make having a white Christmas easy no matter what the actual weather is! I used the Season’s Greetings from the stamp set and stamped it Basic Black archival ink on the Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper piece then die cut it out using the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits. This was layered on the largest scalloped oval from the Layering Oval Framelits. Once this was completed I sat it aside and worked on my card elements. I used the Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies to cut a of the Champagne Foil into the stitched snowflake edges. I ran it through the Big Shot twice to get the detail on both sides. After this I ran a piece of whisper white cardstock that had been attached to the multipurpose adhesive sheets through the Big Shot with the precision base plate and the detailed snowflakes boarder. I cut this out twice for my card. Once I had them cut out and used the Big Shot Die Brush to get all the little pieces out of the die cut, I peeled off the backing and attached them to the foil sheet. Once I had the first one down I used my bone folder and burnished the snowflakes down. I then repeated the process again lining the second set of snowflakes up on the line of cardstock at the bottom of the snowflakes. To finish this edge off I added a piece of Basic Black Shimmery Ribbon over the white edge. I then stamped the smallest snowflake from the set in the openings using pool party classic ink to match the cardstock. I then popped my sentiment up over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. To finish off the card I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels on three of the die cut snowflakes and on a few on the stamped sentiment. This was all placed on a Thick Whisper White Cardstock cut at 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4.
For my 3d project this month I wanted to create something that could be either given as a gift or used as decoration for your Holiday Decor or on your Holiday Table. So, I created a wrapped candle using the same technique. I took a piece of the Champagne Foil and cut it out using the same way as the card but only cutting the stitched detail out on one side. Next I die cut the snowflakes on a sheet of whisper white cardstock. I then wrapped the stitched edged Champagne foil piece around the candle and used a little bit of Fast Fuse to secure it around the candle. I took the strip of Snowflakes and started attaching it to the foil wrapped candle using my Fine Tip Glue Pen, holding each one in place until it dried. I continued around the foil piece until I got all the way around. I then took the Basic Black 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon and tied around the whisper white strip that the snowflakes are attached to to hid it. This also added another little piece of shimmer and glamour to the already glamorous looking candle.
This little detail that I added to the plain candle took it from ordinary to extraordinary in just a matter of minutes. I can differently see a lot of these getting created for one of our mantels this year, as decoration for the Holidays. I also added one of the smallest Rhinestones from the Basic Rhinestone Jewels to the center of each Snowflake. As I am sitting here writing my blog post it just hit me that the Black Rhinestones would be very cute in the center of each one also.
I went with colors that you could find during the Holiday season, and during Winter. I picked the cool blue of Pool Party as one of the main colors and added in both Whisper White, Basic Black, and the Champagne Foil.
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Thank you for dropping by today! Next on the hop is Megan Thompson, I know that she has created great projects for you this month. If you would like any of the products that I used to create this month’s projects you can pick them up in my online store. You will find the list of items below the hop list. You can get to my online store by clicking on the Shop Tab above, clicking on the Shop Now button before the product list. Again thank you for dropping by I hope that you have fun hopping along the rest of the hop. Please leave a comment about what you think about my projects this month, as well as leaving a comment on everyone’s blog. We all love comments on our projects.
- Jenny Hall
- Tina Riddle
- Rick Adkins (You Are Here)
- Megan Thompson
- Sue Plote
- Melissa Davies
- Dena Rekow
- Lori Mueller
- Kelly Acheson
- Renee Ondrajka
- Jennifer Hill
- Pam Staples
- Maria Willis
- Marisa Gunn
- Jessie Holton
- Andrea Tracy-Tucker
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