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G's Embellishment Emporium Design Team Halloween/Autumnal Hop Project

Posted by Kim Shultz on

G's Embellishment Emporium Design Team Halloween/Autumnal Hop Project

Hello, everyone!  I hope you're enjoying the hop by Gareth and our wonderful design team members so far and that you are collecting the letters.  Sunday Gareth will do a blog post where you will comment with your Autumn or Halloween themed word that you have made from the letters you have collected during the hop.  All of the comments will remain hidden.  Gareth will choose a winner for some fabulous goodies from himself and some of our other design team members. For my project, I chose to make a Fall themed ATC.  I love ATCs because I can take...

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Design Team Video: Halloween Treat Bags

Posted by Sarah Crankshaw on

Design Team Video: Halloween Treat Bags

I started off using an A4 sheet of pumpkin card stock witch is a light weight card at 125gsm making it perfect for this project. I cut it down to 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 so that you could get two out of each A4 sheet. I then scored it on the longest side first at 1 1/2 inches , 3 1/2 inches , 5 inches and 7 inches. I removed the very small square cross over section as you see in the video. Next I stamped my design on the card in a Halloween theme. Next I glued the half...

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Thanksgiving Name Place Setting Glittered Polystyrene Pumpkin

Posted by Gareth Frewer on

Thanksgiving Name Place Setting Glittered Polystyrene Pumpkin

Hello again, In the UK we don't have Thanksgiving but as I have so many lovely American friends and followers I do get to create things for all y'alls Holidays (lol)  I gave this polystyrene pumpkin a few coats of metallic gold acrylic paint, once dry I used mod podge at the top and sides so that I could adhere the glitter,  once dry I added the Stamped Sign post and labels from two Maymaymadeit.com stamp sets. I added the faux maple leaf to the base and the faux mushroom to give some autumnal tones. The label is tied around...

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Get ready for Autumn: An Autumnal card using the Xcut Oak leaf Embossing folder

Posted by Gareth Frewer on

Get ready for Autumn: An Autumnal card using the Xcut Oak leaf Embossing folder

In today's video I create an Autumnal card using the NEW Xcut Oak leaf embossing folder and some other items stocked in store.  I used a standard C6 white card base, the orange insert is 1/8 of an inch smaller in size and the embossed and ink treated Oak leaf is an 1/8  of an inch smaller than that! I used Mawed Lawn. Wild Honey, Vintage Photo and Tea Dye, the video showing how I created the back ground can be found HERE.  I used two of Maymay made it stamp sets which can be found at maymaymadieit.com  Items used: Oak leaves...

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