Advent Day 24: Moon girl Wreath

I’ve been playing a lot with coloring with distress oxides directly on to the inside of an embossing folder before pressing paper into it. This card has a tea dyed area on white card stock then embossed. Mowed Lawn distress inks was brushed inside the folder. The figure is from Characterconstructions.com and I stamped on…

Advent Day 23: Poinsettia Embossed Card

This double-sided Card has embossed details that have been ink inlaid on the front is an embossed wreath with oxide colors. A poinsettia is punched and glued thru the center.

Advent Day 22: Santa Gift Bag

Yes, I’m changing things up and doing another how-to for something that isn’t a tag or card…but could be used the same way. Project ideas that can be customized to whatever the occasion and need are super helpful for my busy lifestyle.  More general projects, full of techniques and easy to adjust to various special…

Advent Day 21: Holiday Fairy Card

I’m changing my advent posts up a bit with this post.  I have a how-to card using Black Page Muse stamps.  My challenge this time around was to use non-holiday images to create a Christmas card. As a fantasy fan, using a winged fae was a natural to use because Christmas has its own magic.  Blank…

Advent Day 20: A Santa Fly By

Supplies Needed: Standard White Card Stock, cut to postcard size Corner Punch Rounder Black card stock scrap to die cut out the Santa and his sleigh Distress Oxides in various shades of blue and green for the background of card Tim Holtz Villiage Christmastime Die set Tim Holtz Idea-Ology 2018 Christmas Ephemera Pack & Christmas…

Advent Day 19: Snowflake Bursts Tag

I really love how this came out using standard blue card stock base (and for the rosettes as well). Supplies used: Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Mini Christmas Things Christmas Ornament Tim Holtz/Sizzix Snowflake texture Fades embossing folder Mustard Seed Distress Oxide (just the raised areas). Tim Holtz Snowflake Rosette Die I used some generic…

Advent Day 17 & 18: Catch up with Tags

Sorry about skipping a day.  Unfortunately I had gotten sick so lost several days just staying in bed and recovering.  Still trying to get better, however, at least I am able to get some more posts done. This year I really played with my embossing folders and coloring the embossed areas.  It was my goal…

Advent Day 16: Skiing, Stockings, Snowflakes and Cocoa

Tim Holtz TH93740 Idea-Ology Christmas Ephemera Pack, Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Mini Christmas Things Christmas Stocking, Snowflake and Hot Cocoa die all embellish this gift tag.  Tag base was embossed using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Snowflake texture Fades embossing folder and colored with Distress Oxide (just the raised areas).

Advent Day 15: Vacationing Claus

This one is actually one of my favorite tags/cards I made in this series. I used Mrs. Claus and Santa from Museum of Modern Rubber stamped on gloss paper and fussy cut out, Tim Holtz TH93740 Idea-Ology Christmas Ephemera Pack, Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits Die Mini Christmas Things snowflake die, and a Sizzix embossing folder that…