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(2018 c9) Ellen Hutson Mondo Hydrangea, DCWV The Adhesive Fabric, Distress Oxide

I adhered a sheet of DCWV The Adhesive Fabric 6×6 to a piece of white cardstock and stamped  Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold WOW Embossing Powder . I masked the hydrangea and sprayed the background with Ranger Perfect Pearls Mist, Kiwi (the link is to Amazon & it may not be good for very …

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Here’s a great Give-A-Way from Janette Klausen

  go to her Instagram post for details: click on her name to go there:    Janette Klausen

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(2017 c82) Wreath, Lawn Fawn, Spellbinders, Tattered Angels

  The leaves were cut from different colored vellum with Small Stitched Leaves die by Lawn Fawn  as you can see in photo to the left. For the background, first I covered white cardstock with stains by Tim Holtz/Ranger (Citron, Blue Print Blue)  I tried to follow this Rub Away Stencil Technique  but I think I let The Coffee Shop spray mist by Tattered …

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(2017 c79) Thanksgiving Place Cards, Cuttlebug, Lawn Fawn

These Thanksgiving Place Cards were FUN to make! The black leaves were cut from Blackboard material made by Darice. Names can be written with a white pen called Reminisce Gel Pen by Marvy Uchida ( This particular pen can be erased with alcohol on a swab, so you can use over and over again by changing the names).  The …

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(2017 c77) Ornament card, Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used the Poinsettia Bubble Ornament from Frantic Stamper.  This is the negative portion that was left over from the frame of the card posted yesterday.  As you can see in the picture on the right I used Jennifer Mcguire’s method of  securing tiny bits with Press N Seal (her husband invented it)  in …

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(2017 c76) Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used The Poinsettia Bubble Ornment from Frantic Stamper.  For the inset I followed Kia Gibson’s tutorial on Pretty Pink Posh  I love her technique of coloring tissue paper with powdered pigments. I used Color Burst by Ken Oliver, I sprinkled on my craft mat ad spritzed with water and blotted up the color & dried repeatedly, Then scrunched it up in …

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(2017 c75) Impression Obsession, Sizzix & X-Cuts Dies for Tags

Today’s Tags were made with dies: Merry & Bright from X-Cuts, Open trees from Sizzix called Woodlands 660978 and Impression Obsession dies called Fir Trees DIE084-V. All were cut out from watercolor paper that had been colored with Colorburst by Ken Oliver. The words were cut from Shimmerz Stack with Merry & Bright by X-Cuts. …

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(2017 c71) Ellen Hutson, My Favorite Things & Hero Arts

Today’s card was made with Happy Holidays Circle Frame by My Favorite Things. &  Die-Namics Fish Tail dies by My Favorite Things & Lacy Circles by Spellbinders .   I created the Mistletoe (or evergreen boughs, whichever your eye sees)  by stamping with Peeled Paint & heat embossing withclear EP with the leaf stamps from Thankful by Ellen Hutson.  Then I sponged with Distress …

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(2017 c68) Penny Black, Deco Tree

Stamps Used:  Deco Tree by Penny Black and A Festive Season by Penny Black  I colored with Copics and sponged background with Distress Inks by Ranger Challenges Entered: PennyBlack:  Holiday Head Start  (Christmas)

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(2017 c67) Hero Arts, Sizzix, Spellbinders

I started by watercoloring with green Color Burst by Ken Oliver on watercolor paper, when it was dry I coated with Golden’s Soft Gell Gloss Media .  When totally dry, I cut out a lot of hearts with Hero Arts Valentine & 3 Hearts fancy dies. Next I cut a base with Spellbinders Shapeabilities Nested Pennants (these are very hard to find, Oldies but Goodies) …

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