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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: Gilded Tree Card

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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: Gilded Tree Card

Hello, everyone!  Today I have another project using an item from Gs Embellishment Emporium. I used the Festive Stencil, Template, & Stamp Set (AVAILABLE HERE) from the store to make a Gilded Tree card .  This 5 by 7 inch card is perfect for Christmas.      To begin, I used  my anti-static powder tool to apply powder to a 4 1/2 by 6 1/2 inch piece of green cardstock.  I then taped that to my work surface, followed by the stencil from the set (AVAILABLE HERE).  I put the tree more toward the top to leave room for a sentiment.  I...

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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: Wintry Thank You Card

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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: Wintry Thank You Card

Hello, everyone!  Lately I have loved using glitter paper, today I am using Navy blue to create a wintry scene "Thank you" card.  We all need Thank you cards for those holiday gifts that we receive and I think this one is perfect for the season. To start, I cut the snowflakes using the Arctic, Teardrop, and Heart snowflake dies (AVAILABLE HERE) that are available from Gareth's store from glitter paper.  I learned one thing while die cutting the snowflakes: Place the paper glitter side down on the cutting pad so that you don't lose the glitter.  I put a...

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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: "And to All a Good Night" Card

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GUEST BLOG DESIGN TEAM MEMBER: "And to All a Good Night" Card

Hello, everyone!   When I saw the Dovecraft Santa Sleigh stamp (AVAILABLE HERE) and the Creative Dies Festive Scene Die (AVAILABLE HERE)  in Gareth's store, an idea immediately came to mind based on the classic Christmas poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", also known as "Twas the Night Before Christmas". This stamp and die are lovely on their own, but combined gives me a look reminiscent of that beloved poem from my childhood. To begin, I cut a piece of glitter paper from my stash to 5 1/4 inches wide by 4 inches tall and applied Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink by...

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Make it yourself Carrot for those Reindeer or Rabbit Wreaths

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Make it yourself Carrot for those Reindeer or Rabbit Wreaths

I don't know about you but finding carrots for Reindeer or Bunny wreaths isn't that easy, well... Make one yourself using very little. It is simple to do as shown in the above video. Below is a list of items used from the store.    Item's used: Polystyrene Cone Tree Orange Ribbon Hot Glue (please note the ones I complain about in the video are not the ones I stock) 

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Christmas Topiary Tree

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Christmas Topiary Tree

  In today's video I make a festive Christmas Topiary tree, one of the colours in this years living room tree is blue so I used blue as the key colour in this creation. The video above shows how I created it and these is a list of items used available for the store below.  Items used:  Egg shaped polystyrene Form  Moss cover stones  Hot Glue

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