I’m over on the Rinea Blog with a project. How to Make a Winter Mini Canvas. For the Rinea blog it is called: “Bringing Snowflakes Inside”. A fun little 3 by 3 canvas filled with lots of Rinea foil snowflakes. Make sure you hop over and read the blog.
3 by 3 inch Mini Canvas
Brutus Monroe: Snowflakes from Oh Deer and Holiday Sentiments and Alabaster Pigment Ink
Tim Holtz Vagabond
Snowflake Paper Punch
Glitter Martha Stewart
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist: True Turquoise and Sapphire
Adhesive Tech glue
Flat Paint Brush
Self adhesive Rhinestones
Video of the whole process.
It is a fun little project on a cold winters day. How to Make a Winter Mini Canvas is sure to make you smile.
Feel free to ask questions I’m always glad to help.
Today’s post is Embossing 52 Christmas Card Thowdown Challenge. This challenge comes from the blog 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. The challenge this week is Embossing – dry or heat.
For this project I decided to use a Snow flake stamp from PSX E-1953 as the focal image. The Merry Merry Christmas stamp is from Annette Allen Watkins C628. Embossing folders were used to give texture to the paper, these were from Cuttlebug and The Paper Studio. The silver and the holographic embossing powder are from Ranger. Used versaMark stamp pad as my embossing ink. Stickles are a great way to add glitter dots and that is what I used on the Holly Leaves on the embossed paper. It was an accident that I found the crystal snowflake charms at Hobby Lobby – Christmas by Bead Treasures. I got a ton for less than $6.00. I’ll have these snowflakes for years, or until I get on the 52 Christmas Card Thowdown design team. lol
Walking down the craft paint isle gets me into trouble. I usually try to avoid that isle because if the paint is on sale I will load up on way too many! How can you resist this paint? It’s usually less than a $1.00 and these come in so many colors! For this card I used Americana Holly Green craft paint. It was the perfect color for the holly leaves.
The top note die from StampinUp! was used for one of the layers. I really like this die and have used it a lot in the years that I have had it in my stash of tools. I’m so thankful that I found the Tim Holtz Vagabond machine on clearance at JoAnn’s a couple of weeks ago. This machine is getting a workout and was well worth the $90 I spent!
What I like about this card is that the top blue layer could be made over and over and used as a ATC or a gift tag.
There is a video of the card making below:
I hope you liked this card Embossing 52 Christmas Card Thowdown Challenge. Make sure that you will hop over to the 52 Christmas Card Thowdown and check out all of the other beautiful cards.