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Tricky Words Gum Ball Machine by Debbie Cole

Tricky Words Gum Ball Machine by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
Q203 Witchy Dance
SSC1208 Tricky Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder
VP001 VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Ebony Blac, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Primary Yellow, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Americana School Bus Multi-Surface Satin Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Gum Ball Machine by Viking Woodcrafts
Orange Cardstock
Heat Tool
Black Fine Point Sharpie®

Instructions:

  1. Seal the base and sand lightly. Basecoat the entire base of the gumball machine with White Wash. Basecoat the orange areas with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, the yellow areas with Primary Yellow, and the black areas with Ebony Black. Basecoat the lid to the jar with Americana Multi-Surface, School bus.
  2. Using the candy and Trick or Treat stamps from the charm grouping, load the stamps with Ebony Black paint and stamp around the center of the base. Stamp the orange card stock in the same manner. Refer to photo for placement.
  3. The candy and lettering are washed with thinned Jack-O-Lantern Orange and Primary Yellow. Add a few yellow and orange dots along the top and bottom of the base. Outline with a black fine point marker.
  4. Using a ruler run the VersaMarker on the top and bottom edge of the orange card stock. Sprinkle with Black embossing powder and heat set.
  5. Screw the lid onto the wood base. Add the jar to the lid. Glue the card stock to the jar with the Witch Dance figures in the center from of the jar. Add varnish to the base and over the card stock.

Punkin Ghouls Box by Debbie Cole

Punkin Ghouls Box by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
M313 Punkin Ghouls
Q202 Punkin Pals
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Cadmium Orange, Ebony Black, Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Marigold, Mistletoe, Primary Yellow, Purple Pizzazz, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Votive Holder by Viking Woodcrafts

Instructions:

  1. Seal the base and sand lightly. Basecoat the entire base with White Wash. Apply one coat of matter varnish to entire surface..
  2. Place the Pumpkin Ghouls stamp onto an acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with Ebony 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 in the middle of the front of the votive holder, the back in the same manner and both sides. Load the stamp each time you make an impression. 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. Now apply Ebony Black to the Pumpkin Pals stamp and stamp on both sides of the ghouls. Repeat on the back.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Marigold, Purple Pizzazz ,and Primary Yellow  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 #4 shader brush wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement. The pumpkins with the green hair are Marigold.
  4. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush. Apply a second shade to the orange areas with Cadmium Orange, the yellow areas with Marigold, green areas with Mistletoe, and the marigold areas with Jack-O-Lantern Orange.
  5. Apply a border of Jack-O-Lantern Orange along the top of the votive holder. Pull lines of Mistletoe as the grass blades.

Yule Diamonds Necklace by Debbie Cole

Yule Diamonds Necklace by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SSC1211 Yule Diamonds Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP030 Kaleidoscope Embossing Powder
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
VP001 VersaMarker Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Americana True Blue & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Triple Thick by DecoArt®
White Polymer Clay
Eye Hooks & Jump Rings
White Bead Necklace
Tear Drop Bead

 Instructions:

  1. Knead the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll in a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller  to 1/4 inch depth. Cut into a diamond shape to fit the stamps. Clip two eye hooks to about 1/2 inch long and add  one to each end of the diamond. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  2. Base both sides of the clay tile with White Wash to brighten. Place the Snowflake stamp of choice onto an acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with True Blue. 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 onto the surface. Now stamp the reverse side.
  3. Coat the edges of the clay tile with a VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen and sprinkle with embossing powder. Set with Heat Gun.
  4. Apply mulitple coats of Triple Thick follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Add necklace and bead with jump rings.

Christmas Diamonds Necklace by Debbie Cole

Christmas Diamonds Necklace by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SSC1210 Christmas Diamonds Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Cherry Red, Lamp Black, & Mistletoe Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Triple Thick by DecoArt®
White Polymer Clay
Eye Hooks & Jump Rings
Black Bead Necklace
Tear Drop Bead

Instructions:

  1. Knead the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll in a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller  to 1/4 inch depth. Cut into a diamond shape to fit the stamps. Clip two eye hoops to about 1/2 inch long and add  one to each end of the diamond. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  2. Place the Santa stamp onto an acrylic handle. 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 onto the surface. Now stamp the reverse side with the text diamond in Lamp Black.
  3. Base the background around the Santa with Lamp Black. Base the red areas with Cherry Red, and the green areas with Mistletoe.
  4. Apply mulitple coats of Triple Thick follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

 

PenPattern Owl Frame by Debbie Cole

PenPattern Owl by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P230 PenPattern Owl
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Lamp Black, Purple Pizzazz, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Frame by Viking Woodcrafts
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 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 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. Now basecoat around the owl with Lamp Black.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, and Purple Pizzazz 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 #3 round brush wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  4. Since this is a pen pattern design, the frame is free handed. Simply draw a line about 1/4 inch from the inside and outside following the contour if the frame.  Pull short horizontal lines referring to the photo. Paint all the lines with Lamp Black using a liner brush or use a black permanent marker. You may free hand the leaves or simply load the leaves from the stamp with Lamp Black. The vines ere free handed with a liner brush using Lamp Black. Paint the frame in the same manner as the owl.
  5. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush.  Allow to cure and coat with matte varnish.