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Jumbo Pinecone Boughs by Lynn Mercurio

Supplies:

From Stampendous:

CRS5040 Jumbo Cling Rubber Pinecone Boughs
SSC1147 Tis The Season

FREG043 Aged Green Embossing Enamel
EP020 Clear Embossing Powder
FRC02 Sage Color Fragments
AC672 Dot Sparklers Class A’Peel™ Stickers
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
VP001 VersaMarker Watermark Pen

Plus:

Cling Jumbo Pinecone Boughs, Tis the Season
Green, Shimmery Bard Brown, White
Evergreen Bough Distress Ink (Ranger)
Pine Needles Distress Ink (Ranger)
Coffee Bean Ink (Vivid)
Copic Markers, Color Blending Tool
Labels 1 Nestabilities
Foam Dimensional Adhesive

Instructions:

Measurements: 5.25 X 5.25 inches
1. Stamp evergreen image onto white cardstock using VersaMark Ink pad.
2. Sprinkle on clear embossing powder and heat set
using ink blending tool, add Evergreen Bough and Pine Needles ink filling in the white cardstock, making the edges slightly darker than the center.
3. Once again using the evergreen image, stamp onto the cardstock using the Pine Needles ink.
4. Using the edge of a wetted cloth, wipe any distress ink from top of the embossed images to really make the white POP.
5. Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock using Coffee Bean ink and die cut using Labels 1 – trim outer edges off the label.
6. Die cut another Labels 1 from green cardstock and mount that beneath the white sentiment
Stamp three holly clusters, color with Copic markers and trim out – attach with foam adhesive.
7. Stamp pine branch onto green cardstock using Coffee Bean ink and trim out.
8. Using the Versamark pen, add to pine needles and sprinkle with Aged Green Embossing Enamel – heat set.
9. Stamp pinecones using Coffee Bean ink onto dark brown cardstock and trim out and attach both to lower left of card base.

Steampunk Owl Goodie Bag by Lynn Mercurio

Supplies:

From Stampendous:

P174 Steampunk Owl
FREG035 Aged Spice Embossing Enamel
EI101EA Boss Gloss
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle

Plus:

Paper: Kraft, Orange, Ivory
Jet Black Archival Ink, Tea Dye Distress Ink (Ranger), Walnut Stain
Chipboard stem (old from stash, but any long stemmed item would work.
Petite Oval and Petite Scallop Oval Dies (Spellbinders)
Orange Ric Rak, Ivory Lace by May Arts
Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol, Velvet Pleats (Maya Road)
Glossy Accents, Burlap Bag (Pouch Mart), Raffia (Michael’s)

Instructions:

Measurements: 8 X 5 inches

1. Die Cut orange card stock using Scallop Oval Petite Die, set aside.
2. Die cut ivory cardstock using Petite Oval die and then using Jet Black ink, stamp Cling Steampunk Owl.
3. Color using Colored pencils and blending with Gamsol using blending stumps.
4. Attach colored image to the orange die cut.
5. Using Boss Gloss apply embossing liquid to the chipboard stem and sprinkle on Aged Spice embossing enamel and heat set.
6. Tie Raffia Bow and attach on top of chipboard stem – add velvet pleat on top of all and attach to corner of owl image.
7. Place nonstick paper inside of burlap bag to keep the glossy accents from sticking the interior of the bag together.
8. Glue Ivory Lace and Ric Rack along bottom of burlap bag and let dry.
9. Then apply glossy accents to the back of the owl layer and glue to the burlap bag.
10. Cinch top of bag and tie off with more ric rak.

Mumeek by Lynn Mercurio

Supplies:

From Stampendous:

Q161 Mumeek
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle

Plus:

Card stock: Purple, Black, White
Ink:Tuxedo Black and London Fog (both Memento)
Gauze
Big Scallop Oval Large Nestabilities
Copic Markers, Blending Tool
Purple Crinkle Ribbon

Instructions:

Measurements:A-2
1. Cut black panel ½ inch smaller than card base.
2. Cut Gauze into strips and apply London Fog ink to gauze by pressing ink pad into gauze – let dry.
3. Wrap gauze trips around black cardstock and apply to card base.
4. Stamp Mumeek onto white cardstock using black ink.
5. Die cut image using Big Scallop Oval Large Nestabilities.
5. White image is still in the die, use the ink blending tool and add London Fog ink around the edges.
6. Color image using Copic Markers.
7. Attach ribbon down the center of the card
Attach stamped image on top of the ribbon.