Happy December everybody! Only 24 days until Christmas. Can you believe it? Where did the year go? Yikes! So much to do...gotta get busy. And one of my holiday traditions is to make lots of special holiday tags to have ready for present wrapping in the coming weeks. And this year I used Epiphany Crafts Tools to make them super special, one of a kind, fast and easy, even the kids can help too! And NO stamping, but you could. Maybe a little to/from stamped on the back or on frosty's lower half.
I LOVE Halloween so much I created an album just for scrapbooking our Halloween Memories. I created this page from some of my favorite things and favorite papers. I started with a 12x12" piece of kraft cardstock as my base. I used another piece of kraft cardstock, border punched the edge, backed it with purple cardstock, and adhered to the base page. Then layered several printed papers that all coordinated together and border punched down the left and right sides. I like how the colors, swirls, and edge punches all coordinate together.
I drew inspiration from the colors in my kids costumes and added a double matted border around their picture and adhered to the page. Added diamond rub-ons to the bottom right side that matched the colors on the page. Wrapped the page with black twine that resembled a spider web.
Flowers aren't just for Spring and Summer anymore, as I embellished with a flower die cut to create a "spooky" embellishment by using Halloween printed paper. Cut 3-4 flowers out and layer each flower with black mini pop dots for added dimension, add layered buttons, and adhered to the page with glue dots.
Stamp sentiment "OCT" on an office tag or die cut tag, heat emboss, ink edges, and wrapped with black twine, and adhere to page. I love ribbon, buttons, and gems. So I had to add them to this scrapbook page too. I cut several different ribbon pieces, scraps would work too, that coordinated with this page and adhered them to the office tag, added layered buttons, and adhered with glue dots. Add a sticker over the bottom ribbon for an extra title and added gems for some sparkle. I find glue dots work the best for adhering ribbon, buttons, and gems. I hope I have inspired you to make something "spooky" of your own. ~Kim
Supplies: Bazzill Kraft Cardstock;Fancy Pants "Oct 31" printed paper, ribbon, buttons, and rub ons; Big Shot; Flower die cut; Tag die cut; Tim Holtz Cirque Alphabet stamp set; Versamark watermark clear ink; Inkadinkadoo Black embossing powder; Heat gun; American Crafts ribbon and twine; Martha Stewart double loop border punch; Fiskars scallop border punch; Hero Arts adhesive gems; 3D black mini pop dots; Glue Dots micro and small; Tombow MONO Adhesive Permanent runner
With Valentines behind us I just couldn't bring myself to put away all the pretty paper, hearts, and ribbons. My daughters birthday is in March, so this paper "Love Story" by Fancy Pants, is perfect for any time of year.
I created an A2 card with multiple layers and rounded the corners for a softer look. I added pink velvet ribbon by Fancy Pants and black rose ribbon by American Crafts. I gave it a 3D effect with foam pop dots and added stickers, rub ons, and gems. Now I have to keep it a secret...shhhh
I entered this card in:
Little Red Wagon-Challenge #297 ~ Birthday Theme
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