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Leaves Wreath by Suzanne Czosek

Leaves Wreath by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
DCS5068 Leaves Die Set
EJS01 Spoonful Silver Embossing Plus Kit
EJS03 Spoonful Midnight Embossing Plus Kit
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Tweezers
Tulle
Black Glimmer Mist
Water
Wreath Frame
Hot Glue
Ribbon
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Die cut a variety of leaves from white cardstock.
  2. With Versamark ink up leaf.
  3. Cover leaf with Embossing Plus.
  4. Hold leaf with craft tweezers. (Or anything else that allows you to heat the leaf from underneath with the heat gun)
  5. Repeat for all leaves alternating between silver and midnight embossing kits.
  6. Glimmer mist tulle with black glimmer mist. Let dry.
  7. Mix water with glue.  Roll tulle in watery glue mixture and sprinkle with Mica mixture.
  8. Cut Frame for the wreath backing from sturdy cardboard or purchase metal frame wreath.
  9. Attach leaves to frame using pop dots or hot glue gun.
  10. Wrap tulle around wreath and tie bow on front.
  11. Tie black bow from black silk ribbon and attach to middle of tulle bow.

Hummingbirds by Asia King

Hummingbirds 3D Bird Nest by Asia KingSupplies:

From Stampendous:

CRS5072 Hummingbirds
DCS5072 Hummingbirds Dies Set
CRS5071 PenPattern Butterflies
DCS5071 Butterflies Dies Set
FREG038 Aged Hunter Embossing Enamel
VP001 VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
3D Foam Pennants by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
3D Foam Squares Regular & Small – white by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
DODZ 3D by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L
Inktense™ Watercolor Pencils by Derwent
Liquid Pearls™ by Ranger
Plastic florist stand
Various Yarn and Threads
Ribbon
Cheesecloth
Acrylic Paint – watered down in a spray bottle,
Feathers and craft eggs
Embossing Heat Tool

Instructions:

  1. Weave the yarns & threads through the gaps of a florist stand, leaving one gap open to create a nest’s entrance.
  2. Spray generously with watered down acrylic to tone down the bright colours. Repeat until you are happy with the result.
  3. Wrap around with hand died cheesecloth and secure with matching threads.
  4. Stamp the Hummingbirds and PenPattern Butterflies and colour them in. Die cut the images.
  5. Add some Aged Hunter enamel to the birds’ wings with VersaMarker.
  6. Stamp the flowers, colour in with pencils and fussy cut.
  7. Start layering the images over the nest as shown, securing them with DODZ and Foam Squares.
  8. Embellish further with feathers and flowers. Add little eggs inside the nest.

Santa Collage by Suzanne Czosek

Santa Collage by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R213 Santa Collage
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
EJS02 Spoonful of Snow

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Watercolor Pencils
Waterbrush
Burlap Ribbon
White Acrylic Paint
Metal Wall Decor
Felt Snowflakes
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Stamp image using black ink. Color using watercolor pencils and waterbrush.
  2. Tear edges around the image.
  3. Paint burlap ribbon with white acrylic paint.  Attach to metal wall hanging.
  4. Attach colored image to burlap.
  5. Attach felt snowflakes around edges.
  6. Sprinkle spoonful of white snow around the edges.  Heat from underneath using heat gun.

Santa Dog by Wendy Price

Santa Dog by Wendy PriceSupplies:

From Stampendous:
Q205 Santa Dog
CRY028 PenPattern Winter Border
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Tim Holtz® Peeled Paint Distress Ink by Ranger®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Spectrum Noir™ Markers (DR1, IG2, BG1, EB1, EB2)
Spectrum Noir™ Blendable Color Pencils (056, 064, 074, 112)
Crafts Circle Dies by Lifestyle Crafts
Ribbon by May Arts

Instructions:

  1. Stamp Santa Dog with Memento Ink. 
  2. Color stamped image with markers and add details with colored pencils. 
  3. Diecut stamped image and colored cardstock to become the card. 
  4. Stamp PenPattern Winter Border in green ink on die cut circle.
  5. Assemble card and embellish with a bow. 

Delicate Snow Ornaments by Wendy Price

Delicate Snow Ornaments by Wendy PriceSupplies:

From Stampendous:
CRS5069 Cling Delicate Snow Set
DCS5069 Snowflake Die Set
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
EP500 Aqua Embossing Powder
AC672HSQ Turqouise Holograph with Gold Dot Sparklers
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko

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

Instructions:

  1. Stamp image in Versamark and emboss with aqua embossing powder.
  2. Diecut using corresponding die. 
  3. Repeat two more times, creating two more snowflake diecuts. 
  4. Score snowflakes down center. 
  5. Sandwich embroidery floss down center and adhere snowflakes together. 
  6. Embellish with beads and Dot Sparklers.