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Christmas Owl by Monika Thomas


Christmas Owl by Monika Thomas

Christmas Owl by Monika Thomas

From Stampendous:
V302 Christmas Owl
SSC1147 Tis The Season Perfectly™ Clear Stamp Set
MGK02 Christmas Micro Glitter Kit
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH34 Medium Acrylic Stamp Handle

Cardstock by Core’dinations®
Colored Pencils by STAEDTLER
Burlap Ribbon by May Arts Ribbon®
Burlap Fabric
Zip-Dry™ Glue by Beacon Adhesives®
Oval and Scallop Oval Die Cuts


  1. Fold a piece of 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch cardstock in half for a side fold card base.
  2. Glue Burlap fabric onto card base with Zip-Dry™ glue.
  3. Stamp Christmas Owl with Tuxedo Black ink and color with pencils.
  4. Add glue to hat brim and pom-pom then sprinkle with Crystal glitter from Christmas Micro Glitter Kit.
  5. Cut out owl with oval die and cut out a larger scallop oval from cardstock for the frame. Glue owl to scallop frame and then onto burlap card base.
  6. Stamp sentiment from Tis the Season set and glue to card base.
  7. Tie burlap ribbon around inside front cover of card base and tie into a knot .

House-Mouse® Martini Mice by Monika Thomas


From Stampendous:
HMQ11 Martini Mice
FRL01 Silver Lux Mix
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Patterned Paper from Canvas Corp
Colored Pencils
Twine from May Arts
1/16″ hole punch by Fiskars
Tag cutting die and die cut machine/punch
Zig 2-Way glue pen by EK Success
Silver Mini Brad
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
3D Foam Adhesive Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L


  1. Fold an 11″ X 4-1/4″ panel of black cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Adhere a 4″ X 5-1/4″ panel of patterned paper to card front.
  3. Stamp Mice in black ink on a 3″ X 3″ square panel of kraft cardstock.
  4. Color olive as shown with colored pencils
  5. Layer stamped panel on a 3-1/4″ X 3-1/4″ panel of black cardstock.
  6. Adhere stamped panel to card front in center.
  7. Use Zip Dry to add Silver Lux mix to card.
  8. Stamp greeting on kraft paper and cut out tag with die or punch.
  9. Rub edge of tag on black pad to distress edge.
  10. Punch holes in tag and add twine and a brad.
  11. Adhere tag to card with 3D Foam Squares.

Teapot Posies by Monika Thomas


From Stampendous:
W140 Teapot Posies
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

5×7 Card base
Graphic 45 Papers
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Colored pencils
Jute twine from May Arts Ribbon
4″ white doily


  1. Cut background papers to fit 5×7 card.
  2. Stamp Teapot image onto white paper and color.
  3. Stamp words onto white paper and cut into the shape of a tag/teabag. Ink the outer flower image from the Teapot image and stamp randomly on tag.
  4. Cut a small square of white paper and stamp part of the flower image and color.
  5. Distress both tag and square with brown ink on edges
  6. Attach jute from tag to small white square.
  7. Finish by layering doily, background papers and Teapot image.

Easter Cupcake by Monika Thomas


From Stampendous:
M320 Easter Cupcake
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
MGK05 Spring Micro Glitter Kit
FRG14C Royal Purple Glass Glitter
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Card from Paper Cut
Colored Pencils
Zig 2-Way Glue Pen from EK Success
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
May Arts colored jute
Colored pencils, glue pen, flower punch



  1. Stamp Easter Cupcake onto white cardstock circle and color.
  2. Stamp words onto punched flower with black ink.
  3. Using glue pen mark where you would like to add the glitter, do one color at a time. – purple on cut out flower, yellow on cupcake paper, pink on inner ears and nose, clear on outer ears.
  4. Layer papers onto folded card.
  5. Apply Zip Dry™ to area below cupcake, sprinkle and purple glass glitter over the wet glue.
  6. Add colored jute around card fold.

Kisses Galore by Monika Thomas


From Stampendous:

E279 Kiss
R219 Kisses Galore
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear Stamps™
TP113 Red Tinsel Embossing Powder
VersaMark® Watermark Ink Pad by Tsukineko®
MEM01 Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Red and Black Cardstock from Bazzill Basics
May Arts Ribbon
Heart punch
Heat Embossing Tool


1. Using VersaMark Ink stamp Kisses Galore onto white paper, sprinkle with Red Tinsel Embossing Powder and heat set. Layer onto black background paper and then onto a red A2 card.

2.  Stamp Kiss onto small square of white paper, add Red Tinsel Embossing Powder and heat.  Layer onto black paper square.

3. Stamp greeting onto punched heart shape and add to front of card.  Tie ribbon around card fold.