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Country Snowman Ornament by Debbie Cole

M318_snowflake_ornament_DC_800Supplies:

From Stampendous:
M318 Country Snowman
EJK08 White Frantage Encrusted Jewel Kit
GX230M Multi Crystal Medium Glitter
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Country Red, Deep Burgundy, Forest Green, Lamp Black, Marigold, Mistletoe, Traditional Burnt Umber, Traditional Raw Sienna, Turquoise Blue, White Wash, & Whispering Turquoise Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Box by Viking WoodCrafts
Cosmetic Sponge Wedges
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Sanding Disc
Paper Towels
All Purpose Glue
Clear Ruler

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the surface with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Note, it is important that there is not any areas with high wood grain. Sand until smooth. Basecoat entire surface with White Wash. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Apply a coat of matte varnish. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step.
  2. Determine placement of stamp referring to the photo. Place stamp onto acrylic handles. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with Lamp Black. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire image and stamp it on the surface. If you don’t like what you have stamped simply wipe it off with a wet wipe! Since you already have a coat of varnish on the surface, it will clean up easily. Basecoat around the stamped areas with turquoise Blue.
  3.  Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Marigold, Country Red, Raw Sienna, and Mistletoe in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader brush or #3 round wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  4.  Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush including the squares. Apply a second shade golden areas with Traditional Raw Sienna, red areas with Deep Burgundy, brown areas with Traditional Burnt Umber, and green areas with Forest Green.
  5.  Drybrush the outer edge of the snowflake with Whispering Turquoise, reinforce with White Wash. Add glue to the edges and sprinkle with glitter.
  6.  Allow to cure for 24 hours. Apply multiple coats of matte varnish to protect the tote.

 

Top Hat Candy Cane Snowman by Debbie Cole

SuppliesCRS5070_CRS5056_SSC57_DC_800

from Stampendous:

CRS5070 Jumbo Cling Woodland Snowman
CRS5056 Jumbo Cling Top Hat Snowman text and snowflake
Stampendous®  Acrylic Handles – plus Jumbo Acrylic Handle to paint on

plus:
DecoArt  Americana® Acrylic Paint -  Grey Sky, Lamp Black, Marigold , Santa Red, Snow White
Americana Multi-Surface Satin, Cottontail, Black Tie
DecoArt DuraClear Matte Varnish
Americana Decou-Page

Silver Brush Ltd. Brushes- Golden Natural brushes, 2008S Square Wash, size ½”, 2002S Shader, size #4 and #6, 2000S Round, size #3,  Series 2007S Liner, size #00

Red card Stock
Cosmetic Sponge Wedges ( without oils or lotions)
Paper Palette or Stampendous Creative Palette
Small red buttons

Instructions:

1. Drill holes with a drill press. Two on the top and three on the bottom equally spaced. cut a 12″ doll rod into three 4 inch sections.

2. Lay the clear handle surface on top of the Country Snowman, centering the stamp. Base the snowman with Americana Multi-Surface Satin, Cottontail directly onto the acrylic handle using the stamp below as the guide.  Add snow with same paint. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even.  Add one coat of Snow White over the based areas. Base doll rods with Snow White. Add the snowflake to a small handle and load with Santa Red. Stamp the snowflakes around the snowman three times. draw a circle around the snowflakes and base around them with Snow White.

3. Apply the stamp to an acrylic handle. Load  cosmetic sponge with Black Tie. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire image and stamp it on the surface Carefully align the stamp and stamp over the based area. Immediately wash the stamp with soap and water. If any has dried use an old tooth brush to clean.  Apply the text stamp onto a handle and stamp the red cardstock to cover the card stock. Decoupage the cardstock to the back of the handle. Trim with X-Acto knife when dry.

4. Float to shade the snowman and wash over the hat band and tassel with Grey Sky. Base in the red areas and add red stripes with Santa Red. The stripes on the doll rod are simply angled stripes of Santa Red.  Base in the nose with Marigold.

5. Mix Santa Red with Snow White and drybrush cheeks to snowman. Float to shade nose with Santa Red.  Pull lines of Snow White over the hat band and tassel. Glue buttons to snowman.

6. Allow to cure for 24 hours. Apply multiple coats of matte varnish just over the painted areas. Add handle and rods to handle with red ribbon.

House-Mouse® Christmas Story by Debbie Cole

House-Mouse® Christmas Story by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMR15 Christmas Story
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Seal the insert and frame then sand lightly. Basecoat the  both items with White Wash. Apply one coat of matter varnish to entire surface.

2. Place the stamp onto an acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with paint. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Now quickly pounce the loaded stamp in the center of the insert. If you don’t like what you have stamped simply wipe it off with a wet wipe! Since you already have a coat of varnish on the surface, it will clean up easily.

3.  For ease, use a #3 round brush wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.

5. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush.  Allow to cure and coat with matte varnish.

Snowman Woodland Candle Box by Debbie Cole

Snowman Woodland Candle Box by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
CRS5070 Cling Snowman Woodland
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Punch out a snowflake from your candle box or find a box with a design
  2. After painting the box as you desire, and letting it dry fully, stamp the image you desire with a dark ink.
  3. Go over the image with paint or marker to color. Go over outline with black.
  4. After letting it dry, you can place a light inside the box which will glow from the snowflake hole or design. Do not leave your candle unattended.

House-Mouse® Pinecone Tree Box by Debbie Cole

House-Mouse® Pinecone Tree Box by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMR14 Pinecone Tree
HMR16 Gingerbread House
HMV10 Finishing Touch
HMV11 Stockings Hung
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Wooden Box
Paint
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Paint your box. Use red and whites for a very Christmas theme
  2. In the white parts of your box, stamp your different images using Memento™ Black Ink
  3. Color with any coloring medium. Alternatively, stamp images onto cardstock, color, then adhere the cardstock onto the box.
  4. Make sure you give your craft an appropriate amount of time to dry.

 

 

 

 

 

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