Thursday, December 28, 2017

Peace Card with Emerald Creek Supplies


Hi Emerald Creek Fans!
Today I am sharing with my "Peace" Card using lot of Emerald Creeks Supplies FABULOUS products!
Isn't that something to look forward to for 2018.
Just as a deer pants in the woods for water... he looks always for peace and for his hearts desire! 


Begin by first cutting the Birch Tree using thin chipboard. 
Apply Glacier White Embossing Powder to top of chipboard using Embossing Ink.
Heat Set.


Die cut reindeer using die and chipboard. 
Apply Chic Camo Embossing Powder to reindeer die cut using Embossing Ink. 
Heart Set. 


Stamp icicles to top of blue card stock using Embossing Ink. 
Apply Glacier White Ink; heat set. Repeat until you get the look you want with the Glacier White embossing and icicles. 
Stamp with icicles across top of prepared blue paper using Embossing Ink; apply Aurora Stone Blue. 
Heat set. 


Distress edges of brown and prepared icicle paper with distress tool. 
Apply Distress Inks to top of prepared paper. 
Adhere together and add to top of card front. 


Adhere embossed Birch Trees to top of card front. 


Die cut "Peace" from thin chipboard and card stock. 
Adhere together. 
Adhere to distress card stock
Add to front of card. 


Adhere prepared reindeer to top of card front. 


Tie bow; add to front of card along with Vintage Snowflake Charms. 


"As the deer paneth for the water, So my soul longeth after Thee. You alone are my heart's desire, And I long to worship Thee. You alone are my strength, My shield; To You alone may my spirit yield. You alone are my heart's desire, And I long to worship Thee."

I hope you are inspired by my "Peace" Card and create a few for yourself as you go into 2018. 
Remember to enter the "Anything Goes Challenge" on the Emerald Creek Supplies Blog. Pam

Emerald Creek Supplies:

Other Supplies:
May Arts Ribbon and Twine
Xyron 3" Disposable Sticker Maker and Mega Runner
Distress Tool
Brown, Blue and Burnt Orange Card Stock
Pop Dots
Thin Chipboard
5 1/2" x 5 1/2' Kraft Card Base

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Last Minute Gift Tags with Lynda Kanase Photo Frame Stamp and Die Sets


Don't you love to decorate your packages with unique tags!!!
Well Sizzix has some fabulous Photo Frames Framelit Dies that have been designed by Lynda Kanase that will do just that!!!!




To begin your tag...
Stamp and die cut all of the pieces you will need to make your tag using the Sizzix/Lynda Kanase #662184 Picture This 4" x 6" Card Stock Pad and Sizzix/Lynda Kanase #662176 Seasonal Tag 8Piece Framelit



Take a photo of the recipient that you will be giving your gift to and insert in to tag. 



 Stamp and emboss sentiment on pattern paper from the Picture This 4" x 6" Card Stock Pad.
Add to top of tag with pop dots. 


Stamp images from the Seasonal Tag 8 Piece Framelit on to the  This 4" x 6" Card Stock Pad



Add ribbon


Place on package. I hope you can see how easy these fun tags are to make and create some this Christmas season or other times through the year! Merry Christmas Pam

Supplies:
Ranger Black Archival Ink, White Embossing Powder
MayArts Ribbon and Twine
Xyron Mega Runner 
Pop Dots
Instagram Camera 

Friday, December 22, 2017

Hello Winter Mixed Media Card with Little Birdie Crafts


Hello Winter…is everyone ready!!! Today I am on the Little Birdie Crafts Blog but I wanted to share a sneak peek of my Hello Winter Mixed Media Card using some of the newest Tinted Metallic Paint!!! 'Tis the season for cold air, whipping winds and maybe even a snowflake or two. and what better time way to spend it but to get your Little Birdie Supplies Crafts supplies to create some fun mix media cards, drink hot chocolate and spend time in your pajamas and slippers.
Here’s What You’ll Need:

Thursday, December 21, 2017

JOY To You This Christmas Tag



Are you needing a few tags to add to your Christmas boxes.
Add St Nicholas papers to top of tag along with pieces from the Chipboard and Banner from the Graphic 45 St Nicholas Collection. 


 Tie a twine bow to top of tag and embellishments to top of tag with pop dots. 
Add tag to decorated Christmas Box when you are ready to use it. 
I hope you are inspired to make some last minute Christmas tags.  Pam 
Supplies:

Graphic 45 St. Nicholas 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 St. Nicholas 12 x 12 Pattern & Stripes
Graphic 45 St Nicholas Chipboard
Graphic 45 St Nicholas Banners
Graphic 45 Ephemera Cards & Journaling
Graphic 45 Black Square Tag Album
Doily Die
ColorBox Blends Ebony Ink
1 ¼” & 2” Circle Punch
Tiny Attacher
Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Xyron Adhesive & 1.5 Sticker Maker

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Alpine Christmas CAS Card Set with Sketch - Authentique


Well we are just a few days from Christmas...are you still needing to make a few unexpected Christmas Cards.


Today I am sharing a new sketch and how to create 4 really cute Christmas cards or you can use the sketch for later in the year. 


I like to first draw my sketch.
Cut my paper and card stock to match what I will using for my cards. 



Layer pattern paper mats and strips together with black card stock.
Adhere to top of card base. 

Adhere second set of matted strips to top of card. 

Adhere smaller strip across front of card. 

Add matted vintage journal images to top of card stock.
Add to front of card with pop dots. 


Add flowers, leaves and bow to each of the cards. 


I hope everyone has a blessed and happy 2018 filled with creative blessings!
Hugs Pam

Supplies:
4 - 5" x 6 1/2" Card Base
MayArts Ribbon
Flowers and Leaves

Monday, December 18, 2017

St Nicholas Christmas Box, Tag and Bow with Tutorial and Video - Graphic 45



“I love having coordinating bags, tags, boxes, cards, bows, etc. for my holiday gift giving! When I am in a bind I go to Graphic 45 to create some unique and beautiful packaging for every occasion. Packaging should be as beautiful as the gift you’re giving is my thought. I am sharing with you a paper box, tag, and bow created using Graphic 45 St Nicholas Collection but any collection will work to achieve this unique packaging.” Pam


Cover 6 3/4" chipboard box with St Nicholas pattern papers. 
Punch 1 1/4" circles from pattern paper; run through Xyron 1.5 Sticker Maker. 
Add to corners of box and lid. 

 Add border band to box and lid. 


Die cut doily form pattern paper; adhere to top of lid. 


Create Bow...


 Cut strips of paper to measure....
8 - 3/4" x 5 1/2"
7 - 3/4" x 4 1/4"
4 - 3/4" x 3 1/4"
1 - 3/4" x 1 3/4"


Form loop; staple ends to hold together. 


Punch 2" circle from pattern paper; glue the largest of prepared loops to circle. 


Repeat with next size loops. 


Finally glue the four smallest loops to inside. 
Glue the seams together on the smallest strip; adhere to middle of bow. 




Create the Joy to You This Christmas Tag...


Add St Nicholas papers to top of tag along with pieces from the Chipboard and Banner packages. 


 Tie a twine bow to top of tag. 


Add tag to decorated Christmas Box when you are ready to use it. 
I hope this has inspired you to collect boxes, bags or other packaging to upcycle for your gift giving this holiday or throughout the year. Pam 

Supplies:

Graphic 45 St. Nicholas 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 St. Nicholas 12 x 12 Pattern & Stripes
Graphic 45 St Nicholas Chipboard
Graphic 45 St Nicholas Banners
Graphic 45 Ephemera Cards & Journaling
Graphic 45 Black Square Tag Album
Doily Die
ColorBox Blends Ebony Ink
1 ¼” & 2” Circle Punch
Tiny Attacher
Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Xyron Adhesive & 1.5 Sticker Maker
6 ¾” Square Box
Black Twine





Sunday, December 17, 2017

Snuggle Up Alpine Hot Chocolate Gift Set with Xyron

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the  Xyron Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.


Hello Crafty Friends! It is time to start thinking of sweaters, fuzzy slippers...maybe a warm fire in the fireplace and of course a yummy cup of hot chocolate or some other warm drink. Christmas is right around the corner! Are you making Quick and Easy Gifts This week Xyron continues #hollyjollyxyron Challenge with Quick and Easy Gift Ideas!!! The Xyron Team is busy sharing on the  Xyron Hashtag Challenge  all this week on Instagram! If you are unfamiliar with a Hashtag Challenge, its basically where a ‘’challenge’’ is announced each week, and you guys use the #hollyjollyxyron to share your projects that go with that challenge Then, once the challenge week is up, the Xyron Design Team will pick a winner of the challenge and that person will be featured on all of our Instagram pages AND will win a Xyron Creative Station! So join us on Xyron to do the #hollyjollyxyron Challenge this week. Load those Quick and Easy projects up and follow along with the Xyron and the team! Contest is only available for projects in the United States and Canada. 


I created a hot chocolate gift set using Authentique Alpine Collections and https://www.xyron.com/en-us/products/scrapbook-adhesives/teresa-collins/Xyron products but this would still be easy to recreate using other paper collections along with drink mixes and of course make sure to use your wonderful Xyron adhesive.


To begin die cut pattern paper and run through the Xyron Creative Station Mini and permanent adhesive. 
https://www.xyron.com/en-us/products/creative-station/5--creative-station/

Adhere the prepared piece to die cut chipboard Flower Pocket pieces.


Form box once all pieces are covered.


Run border strips through Xyron/Anna Griffin 3" Disposable Sticker Maker. Place at bottom of prepared flower box.


Add sticker to front of box with pop dots. Die cut flowers, layer together and adhere to front of box along with a pretty bow.


To create you hot chocolate and marshmellow pouch.


Begin by adhering 2 packages of hot chocolate to inside of paper strip.


Adhere a small bag of marshmallows'  to top of hot chocolate. Fold paper strip over top and adhere top together.


Add border strip to top of bag along with a few die cut flowers.


Add stickers and bow to top of bag.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial on how to create a Snuggle Up Alpine Hot Chocolate Gift Set and try making a few during the year. Remember to share your Quick and Easy projects in the #hollyjollyxyron challenge on Instagram.  Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Authentique Alpine Collectors Kit and Detail Sheet
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Flower Pocket Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull Romance Die
MayArts Ribbon
Metal Brads
Chipboard
Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows
Clear Gemstones

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