Wednesday, November 30, 2011

TSTR WEEK #90–‘WINTER PICNIC’

Hello to all my sweet friends! Today, I will get right to my card. It is being entered in The Shabby Tea Room’s Week #90 – ‘Winter Picnic’ and Mojo Monday 217.

Here is my card….

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…..and here are the inspiration photo and sketch:

 

Personally, I love that inspiration photo and the MM sketch is awesome! I was so happy I had a chance to make a card for these challenges.  Of course, no picnic is complete without flowers, so there are flowers on my card Smile.

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Of course, the photo had snow, so I included snow on my card; from the snowflake stitch on the ribbon to the stenciled snowflakes on the background and the cut out snowflakes at the bow, this card has snow.

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Oh yeah, I forgot! The bells have Liquid Pearls While Opal on them to resemble snow and even the rhinestones are called snowflake LOL.

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The snowflakes and sentiment are from Rubber Stamp Tapestry’s Merry Christmas peg and Winter Night Sky stamp set.

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The bottom panel is made from a silver metallic paper to represent the hardware in the photo.  The strip at the top of the panel is a white and silver glittery paper that I just love.  I could only find a scrap to use on this card lol.

Complete instructions are listed below, so if you want all the details, please scroll down.

I hope you enjoyed reading about my card today and will leave comments before you leave! Thanks for stopping by….
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STAMPS

PAPER

  • DCWV The Luxury Stack
    • 12 x 6” base folded in half
    • 1 1/2 x 6”
  • Silver Metallic 3 x 6”
  • White 3’ circle
  • Black 3 1/8” circle
  • Velvet paper – Coconut scrap for snowflake
INKS
  • Pewter
  • Silver
  • Charcoal
TOOLS
  • Big Shot
  • Sizzix Snowflake die cut
  • Sizzix Snowflake embossing folder
  • Cuttlebug Dots embossing folder
  • Sewing Machine

ACCESSORIES

  • White satin ribbon
  • Ranger Liquid Pearls White Opal
  • Bells
  • Prima flowers
  • Snowflake rhinestones
  • Silver glitter glue
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Cut all paper
  2. Use Big Shot and cut first snowflake using die cut
  3. Then emboss the velvet paper with the snowflake embossing folder and cut out
  4. Use silver glitter glue on both snowflakes and set them aside to dry.
  5. Cover top of tiny bells with Liquid Pearls to make snow effect. Set aside to dry.
  6. Use Cuttlebug Dots embossing folder to emboss the silver metallic paper.
  7. Use the reverse die cut as a stencil, and with pewter ink, stencil snowflakes onto the base of the card.. .
  8. Using the white circle stamp snowflakes from Winter Night Sky in pewter and silver
  9. Stamp Merry Christmas in the middle and add rhinestones
  10. Make ribbon by sewing with sewing machine. I used a snowflake stitch. If desired, sew a Christmas theme ribbon along the left side of the ruffled ribbon.
  11. Adhere the 1 1/2 x 6” strip to the top of the silver panel.
  12. Attach ribbon to bottom panel and then attach panel and ribbon to card front.
  13. Make a bow from white satin ribbon. Attach the bells to front of ribbon..
  14. Attach the bow and then attach snowflakes around it.
  15. Attach flowers,sentiment and rhinestones..MyShabbyBlogsDividerH_thumb_thumb_th
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