Seasons of Joy Christmas Scissors with Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Happy Saturday to all of our Gyspy Soul Laser Cuts Fans!!! Pam here today to share with you a fun and easy Seasons of Joy Christmas Scissors Wall Décor to add to your holiday decoration this year or to gift to a special person on your holiday list! 
Begin by painting Scissors Wall Décor with black paint, dry. Repeat with Weathered Wood; dry and lastly with Crackle Paste to achieve the crackle look. Next you will give a wash of the yellow and red paint; drying between coats. Lastly, add different layers of Metallic Lustre to achieve that vintage, rusty feel you like for your Seasons of Joy Christmas Scissors Wall Décor. Spatter with white and black paint; dry. 

Paint a frame from the Filigree Frames and Shape Set using paint and lustre to continue your vintage look. Adhere to the center of the prepared scissors. Add chipboard piece to center of frame. Wrap frame with brown twine. 

Add miniature poinsettia, white flowers, berries and pinecones randomly along edge of Filigree Frame. 
 Paint Leafy Swirl with paint and apply a bit of the lustre to edges. Stamp with background stamp and black paint. Spatter with white and black paint. Adhere prepared Leafy Swirl under florals.
Add tan twine bow and rusty jingle bells to finish you Seasons of Joy Christmas Scissors. 

I hope you are inspired to create the Seasons of Joy Christmas Scissors for your gift giving this holiday season or to keep in mind as you enter the New Year. Now to a bit of a sad ending…this is my last official post as part of the Gyspy Soul Design Team but never fear you will continue to see me use Gypsy Soul Lasercuts Chipboard and you never know I may show back up here to do a few Guest Spots. You can follow my blog at Scrapbook Flair and I will always direct you back to the store to find the pieces I use when creating with Gyspy Soul Laser Cuts. Hugs Pam 

Supplies:
MayArts Ribbon
Miniature Flowers, Pinecones, Berries

Winter Mixed Media Memo Holder with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Hi everyone! Eileen’s Inspiration Team is so excited to announce that the next eBook will be hitting the internet highway soon and will be available through Bella Crafts Publishing!!!
It is all about “Gifts To Die For”!!! Isn’t that a fabulous title!
Today I am sharing with you a tutorial on how to create a fun and super easy “Winter Mixed Media Memo Holder” using Eileen Hull’s Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer Die. 

Begin by painting the inside of the Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer; allowing paint to dry between coats. 
Stamp background image to inside of Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer with black paint; dry. 

Turn the Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer  over; paint with black paint. Dry
Repeat with Weathered Wood and Crackle Paste; drying between applications. 

Do a wash of the paints; drying between coats. 

Stamp background image to Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer  with black paint; dry. 

Place stencil on prepared Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer  apply Crackle Paste with palette knife; dry. 

Adhere chipboard to front of prepared Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer  with pop dots. 

Glue flowers, leaves, twine bow and pinecones to front of Card Box, Planner Storage & Organizer .

Cover a 4″ x 6″ Bloc-Notes Pad with pattern paper. 

Adhere Epherema Card to front. 

Fussy cut like Epherema Card image; add piece to front of memo pad. 

Add a few more flowers, leaf, pinecones to top of memo pad. 

Supplies:
Graphic 45 Seasons Collection
SinCity Grunge Stamp Set
Tim Holtz Speckles Stencil
Deco Art Media Paint; Yellow Oxide, Cobalt Teal Hue, Pyrrole Red, Carbon Black
Crackle Paint
Americana Weathered Wood
4″ x 6″ Bloc-Note Memo Pad
Miniature Flowers, Pinecones, Leaves
Brown Twine
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Pop Dots

Make sure to check out  the latest eBook from Bella Crafts Publishing along with Eileen’s other two books.

Journal Treasury


Eileen Hull's Die Cutting Magic EBook


Peace Card with Xyron

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the  Xyron Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Hello Crafty Friends!  Are you making Christmas Cards yet?  This week Xyron is all about CARDS!!! The best part is the Xyron Team is having a  Xyron Hashtag Challenge this week and it is in full swing on Instagram! If you are unfamiliar with a Hashtag Challenge, its basically where a ‘’challenge’’ is announced each week, and you guys use the #hollyjollyxyron to share your projects that go with that challenge Then, once the challenge week is up, the Xyron Design Team will pick a winner of the challenge and that person will be featured on all of our Instagram pages AND will win a Xyron Creative Station! So join us on Xyron to do the #hollyjollycards Challenge this week. Load those cards up and follow along with the Xyron and the team!

Today I am sharing with you an easy, vintage feeling card that I created by doing a bit of distressing and inking of my papers.

Begin your card by first cutting card stock and pattern paper to fit the front of your card base. Distress the edges of all the pieces with distress tool, ink edges with Colorbox Nutmeg Blend ink. Adhere all pieces to top of card base using Xyron Mega Tape Runner. 

Run a piece of ribbon through the Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker; place on front of card.

Die cut “Peace” from card stock; run through Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker and add to front of card.

Cut pattern paper and card stock to create a strip for the top of card front. Repeat the distressing and inking method on all pieces. Adhere together with Xyron Mega Tape Runner. 

Die cut doily and punch scallop circle out of card stock. Run both pieces through Xyron 3″ Disposable Sticker Maker. 

Adhere the doily to the scallop circle. Add to front of card front.

Stamp image to white card stock. Distress and ink edges; mat of distress and ink mats. Adhere together the Xyron Mega Tape Runner. Add to front of card with pop dots. Add bow to card.

Stamp second image on white card stock; color with markers. Fussy cut image and add to front of card with pop dots. Add enamel dots to card.


I hope you enjoyed my distress and ink technique and try it on your next project. Pam
Supplies:
Authentique Colorful Christmas Collectors Kit
Sizzix Vintage Tidings Die
Sizzix Hello Doily Die
SinCity Stamps Classic Christmas Stamps
Colorbox Nutmeg Blends
Bella Blvd Enamel Dots
Distress Tool
5″ x 6 1/2″ Card Base

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Thank You Card Set with Xyron and Clearsnap

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the  Xyron Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Hi Everyone!!!
I am so glad you stopped today to see the fabulous mixed media “Thank You” Card Set I created using Xyron products along with  Clearsnap Dye Inks!

Ink 5 pieces of ivory card stock with Poppy, Periwinkle and Pea Pod Die Inks from Clearsnap using blending tool to create background papers.
(4 will be used as the background pieces of the cards and the other will be used for the sentiment.

Stamp background stamps with Mud Pie Dye Ink from Clearsnap. Distress edges with distress tool, ink edges with Mud Pie Dye Ink.

Apply crackle paste to top prepared background paper with palette knife; dry.

Distress card stock mats and adhere to card base using Xyron Mega Runner.
Remove background paper from the adhesive sheet; add to top of card base.

Run two white paper doilies through the Xyron Creative Station using the 9″ Permanent Adhesive.

Ink and stamp doilies with Pea Pod and Mud Pie Dye Inks from Clearsnap while they are still on the adhesive sheet.
Cut prepared doilies in half.

Border punch green card stock and back with burgundy card stock.

Adhere prepared border to top of card using the ACCO Swingline Stapler.

Layer prepared flowers together with antique brad.
Mist lightly with water and crunch up; dry.

Add flower and bow to top of card front.

Add sticker “Thank You” to prepared ivory card stock. matt on burgundy and brown card stock.
Add to front of card with pop dots.
Add clear gemstones to card.

I hope you are inspired to grab your favorite Xyron and Clearsnap  to create some fun and fabulous cards and projects!
ALSO…
Stop by and check out my talent Xyron team mate Erin today to see what she has created.
Supplies:
ACCO Swingline Stapler
May Arts Olive Ribbon
SinCity Stamps Grunge Set
Ribbon Border Punch
White Paper Doily and Flowers
Blending Tool
Antique Brads
Clear Gemstones
Pop Dots
Brown, Green and Burgundy Card Stock
4″ x 5 1/2″ Cream Card Base
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Stick
Follow Xyron
Follow Clearsnap

Boo!!! Spiders Halloween "Fall-idays" Treat Box with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

 Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more HERE!.

Hi everyone!
Are you ready for to celebrate “Fall-idays” with Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Team.
We are geared up to share with you some fun and fabulous projects using Eileen’s Dies from Sizzix to celebrate the Fall and Winter seasons!
I created a fun little Trick or Treat Box using Eileen’ Luggage Tag and Make it 3D Dies.

Begin by first cutting two of the Luggage Die and two of the Make It 3D pieces from chipboard.
Die cut Authentique Tricky Pattern Paper using same dies.
Adhere pattern paper to die cut pieces and form box.

Make sure to leave one of the Luggage tags in tack.
Remove the open window part of the second one.

Closer look at the front of Luggage Tag.
Stamp spider to show though window of Luggage Tag with black ink.
Ink edges with Clearsnap Nutmeg Blend Ink.

Glue window part of Luggage Tag together.
Stamp second spider on pattern paper; fussy cut out.
Add to front with adhesive.
Add Glossy Accent to spider body to make the body look raised.

Die cut flowers from the Place Card & Flowers;  ink edges and layer together with brad.
Glue to prepared treat box.
Die cut Spring Leaves; adhere to treat box.

Stamp “Boo” with black ink; ink edges and mat to pattern paper.
Adhere to treat box.

Adhere another prepared flower and leaf to bottom of treat box.

Fill treat box with goodies
. (I created a small notebook using Authentique Tricky pattern paper. Stamp “Happy Halloween” to front of the prepared notebook.)

Add one last flower to top of candy that is placed in the treat box.

Supplies:
Clearsnap Nutmeg Color Blends
Archival Black Ink
Pencils 
 Candy
Glossy Accent
Glue Gun and Glue Stick
Follow Eileen Hull Designs and the Paper Trail Here:
http://bellacraftspublishing.com/journal-treasury-eileen-hull?ap_id=PamB#

Penny’s Paper Dolls Desk Organizer and Tags with Graphic 45

“School is right around the corner and what better way to welcome your children’s teacher back to the classroom but to make them a fun and useful desk organizer using Graphic 45 Penny’s Paper Dolls Family Collection. If you don’t have a child heading back to school no fears…this tutorial would be a fabulous gift idea for someone special or for your own personal desk top use. It is so functional and what better way to store all your desk items in one location.” Pam

 

Photo 1: Form and adhere organizer box.
Photo 2: Adhere card stock to inside of prepared organizer box. Punch border adhere to inside of organizer box along with pattern paper strips.

 

Photo 3: Cut strips and pattern paper borders; add adhesive to back of pieces using Xyron Creative Station.

Photo 4: Place items inside of box to determine placement of chipboard section inserts.
Photo 5: Cover chipboard pieces with card stock and pattern borders. Adhere to inside of box.

Photo 6: Form a 7” x 4” x 1” box from chipboard to for tag box.

Photo 7: Adhere pattern paper to tag box.
Photo 8: Adhere tag box to back of prepared organizer box.

Fussy cut journal images from pattern paper; adhere chipboard, borders and images to back of tag box

Add small black enamel dots to center of flowers on journal cards.

Adhere small flowers to front of box.

Add Graphic 45 Antique Metal Door Pull to front of organizer.

Create Tags

Stamp back of tags with grunge background stamp and distress oxide inks.

Fussy cut images; layer together and adhere to top of decorated tag.
Add flowers and gemstones  to tags.
Die cut pass words out and add to front of tags.

Add small chipboard corners to tags.

 

 Along with pretty ribbon ties.

Supplies:
Graphic 45 Penny’s Paper Dolls Family Collection
Graphic 45 Core’Dinations Signature Series 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Washi Tape
Graphic 45 Regular Tags
Graphic 45 Antique Metal Door Pulls
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts 9 Hole Shadow Box and Art Deco Border & Corners
Sizzix Alphanumerical  Die
SinCity Stamps Grunge Stamp Set
MayArts Ribbon
Paper Studios Metal Legs
Sanding Block
Fired Brick Distress Oxide Ink
Black Enamel Dots
Clear Gemstones
Small Flowers
Scallop Border Punch
Metal Legs
Xyron Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive

Fall Mixed Media Card with Tutorial

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of Sin City Stamps manufacturing my stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more HERE!



I love Fall…it is the best season of all!!!
Cool weather, beautiful fall colors, crisp air, leaves blowing around, etc.
Today I thought I would share my Fall Mixed Media Card using MayArts SKM-5-04 Variegated 1.25 Ribbon, SinCity Stamps and Ranger Distress Oxide Inks.

I began by first creating my back ground paper.
Apply distress oxide inks to craft sheet; mist the ink with water
Dab white card stock randomly on to it wet ink.
 Drying between application of ink.
Repeat until you get the look of the background hues you like. Dry.
Stamp the background image using Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink.

Apply Peacock Feathers to inside of textured impressions folder; mist.
Carefully lay prepared background paper to inside; emboss.
Remove and allow to dry.

Adhere prepare background to card stock.

Tie into pretty bow.

Apply a base color of the Distress Oxide Inks to white card stock; dry.
Dab contrasting inks to top using the misting method. Dry.

Stamp leaves, dragonflies and “Fall” sentiment to prepared card stock.

Mat “Fall” sentiment to card stock.
Add to front of card with pop dots.
Fussy cut leaves; add to front of card.

Fussy cut dragonflies; adhere together at body.
Add to front of card.

Stamp sentiment and dragonflies to inside of card.
Hugs Pam
Supplies:
Ranger Distress Oxide Inks: Peeled Paint, Fired Brick, Peacock Feathers,
Black Soot, Vintage Photo, Wild Honey
Sizzix Honeycomb Textured Impressions #661447
4″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft Card Base
White, Black, Teal Card Stock
Micron Black Pen
Xyron Tape Runner
Pop Dots

Butterfly Card with SinCity Stamps

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of Sin City Stamps manufacturing my stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more HERE!

Happy Monday!!!
Today I am sharing my Butterfly Card…it is inspired from watching all the butterflies and dragonflies that have been flying in and out of our bushes over the last few days.

I began by applying distress oxide ink on my craft sheet; misting and dabbing white card stock on to each color ink; drying between color applications.

Once the distress oxide ink is dry; stamp Sin City Stamps Grunge Background Stamps using black ink to top of prepared background paper.

Lay stencil on top of prepared stamped background; apply paste with palette knife. Dry.
Adhere to top of 4″ x 5 1/2″ card base.

Apply distress oxide ink on to white card stock; dry.
Stamp Sin City Stamps Small Butterfly Stamp twice to prepared background with black ink.
(Sin City Stamps Small Butterfly Stamp is available for $2.00 a piece in the store.)

Add chipboard frame to front of card.
Add one of the prepared butterflies to the insert of the frame.
Fussy cut second butterfly; add to top of frame at body.
Bend wings up to make it look like it is flying.

Adhere bow and twine to top of cards….

Along with pretty flowers.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial on how to use Ranger Distress Oxide Inks with SinCity Stamps. Stop by the SinCity Store to not only check out my stamp collection but to see all the fabulous stamp products that are available.
Supplies:
Ranger Distress Oxide Inks: Peacock Feathers and Wild Honey
MayArts Ribbon Wrinkle Ribbon and Tan Twine
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Speckles Stencil
Palette Knife
DecoArt Media Crackle Paste
Black Ink
White Card Stock
4″ x 5 1/2″ Card Base

You’re Fabulous Card with Sin City Stamps

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of Sin City Stamps manufacturing my stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more HERE!

Happy Day before the Fourth of July!
I hope everyone has a fabulous holiday!
I am enjoying my holiday playing in the studio with Sin City Stamps!
Today I am sharing with you an ombre technique along with using my latest stamps from Sin City Stamps!

Begin by stamping the Rose Background Stamp
on white paper using embossing ink and applying white embossing powder.

First apply Spun Sugar over embossed Rose Background Stamp
using blending tool.

Go over the top 2/3 of the prepared piece with Victorian Velvet.
Do the top 1/3 with Worn Lipstick.
Trim excess paper away from inked background piece.
Set to one side.

Stamp a couple of the images from the Grunge Stamp Set on to white paper with black ink.

Ink the top of the grunge background with Tea Dye and Wild Honey.
Ink the edges of the prepared Rose background with Wild Honey.
Adhere together to form top to card front.

Stamp feathers from the Fall Collection 2  on to white card stock with
Salty Ocean, Fired Brick, and Wild Honey.
Fussy cut feathers out.

Stamp background from the Grunge Stamp Set on to white card stock with black ink.
Stamp sentiment from the  Memories Art Set  on to prepared piece with black ink.
Apply Wild Honey to top of prepared sentiment.
Fussy cut out to form small flag.

Stamp background from the Grunge Stamp Set add to front of card front along with sentiment.
Add fussy cut feathers to the top of card front; placing one on with pop dots.  
Add small tan twine to feathers.  

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you enjoyed my step out tutorial on how to create an ombre card along with my stamps from Sin City Stamps! Stop by Sin City Stamps to check out more fabulous stamps! Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Ranger Distress Inks: Tea Dye, Wild Honey, Fired Brick, Salty Ocean,
Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Victorian Velvet, Embossing Ink
Stampendous White Embossing Powder
May Arts Ribbon: Tan Twine
Black Ink

How to Crearte a "You’re Fabulous" Card with Sin City Stamps

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as artist/design  for SinCity Stamps but is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Today I am sharing with you how to create a
“You’re Fabulous” Card made with the “Memories” Stamp Set from Sin City Stamps and distressing paper.
Distressing paper is super easy..
(Photo from internet)
ALL you need to do is get a Tim Holtz Distress Tool or other fabulous distress tool that is being sold in your local craft or online store….
(photo from internet)
AND….run paper through the blades of the tool.
Repeat until you get the look you want to achieve.
If the paper tears that is okay; it will give more character to the project.
To Make Heart:
Stamp the heart twice on pattern paper with black ink; fussy cut heart out.
Stamp sentiment using black ink.
Layer hearts together with pop dots.
Add to prepared “distress” card front.
Making a beautiful bow; add to card front.
Stamp butterfly twice on pattern paper; fussy cut out.
Adhere butterflies together at body; tip wings up and add to font of card.
I hope you are inspired to create some distress projects using some of Sin City Stamps.
You can see my collections HERE!!!
OR
STOP…
TO CHECK OUT THE PRE-ORDER STAMPS…HERE!
Hugs Pam
Supplies:
SinCity Stamps Memories Stamp Set
Really Reasonable Ribbon
WeR Memory Keepers Inky Rose Collection

Light bulb, metals
Distress Tool
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