Papercraft

Dear Santa

** 10/11/18 Top 3 Winner at Cardz 4 Galz! **
** 10/15/18 Top 5 at Crafty Cardmakers! **
** 11/1/18 Top 3 at Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges! **

Hi everyone! Happy Monday and October 1st! Can you believe how fast the time is flying by?! Another fun challenge is live this morning over at Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for MLCCB #3 – October Anything Christmas Goes! This huge stamp is from Sparkle N Sprinkle – I absolutely love Stella (kinda reminds me of me, lol) and I had a grand time creating this Christmas card!

Leslie

What a fun stamp, lol! I colored the image with Zig Clean Color markers and layered it on black glitter paper, and then layered it on some fun paper that looks like red flannel material. I added a scrap of crochet ribbon, some black glitter Gumdrops and a tiny red bow.

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I decorated the inside panel with a strip of red cardstock and a scrap of black glitter paper, then stamped the sentiment and layered it on black cardstock. Love how this fun card turned out!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler and Basic Black cardstock, Stampin’ Up Black Glimmer Paper, Stampin’ Up Warmth & Cheer DSP
Stamps: Sparkle N Sprinkle Stella-Dear Santa rubber stamp, CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Snowy Sayings stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad and marker; Zig Clean Color markers- Wine Red, Red, Flesh, Deep Green, Dull Blue, Lt Gray, Blue Gray, Ochire; Sakura White Gelly Roll pen; Spectrum Noir-IG2, IG3 and Crystal Clear Sparkle overlay marker
Accessories:  Tim Holtz stamp platform, Katomaru Pro corner rounder, Queen & Co. Black Goosebumps

I’d love to enter this fun Christmas card into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge: #77 – Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Galz: #81 – What’s New (new stamp)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin’: September Challenge
Classic Design Team Open Challenge: #10 – October Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers: #219 – Lace or Ribbon
Crafty Creations Challenges: #375 – Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog: #77 – Anything Goes
Not Just Cards: Anything Goes
Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog: #33 – Anything Goes
Scrapping4fun Challenges: #125 – Anything Goes
Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge: October Anything Goes
The Merry Christmas Challenge: Sept/Oct Anything Christmas
The Ribbon Girl: October Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog: Anything Christmas Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #354/355 – Anything Goes

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up a Christmas creation with us this month! You know you need to get started on those Christmas cards, lol! Thanks for stopping by and we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Magic of the Season

Hi everyone! It’s September 1st already! Do you have a handle on your Christmas projects yet? If not, come join us at the new Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog where we create Christmas cards and projects all year long! All of our challenges are ‘Anything Christmas Goes’ and our second challenge is live this morning! I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for MLC #2 – September Anything Christmas Goes! Those who know me know that I’m a fun fold freak and this double flap fun fold is particularly fun to make! Super easy and packs a huge punch!

Leslie

I chose a striped pattern paper, plain cardstock and silver foil. There’s a layered flap on the left and a slightly smaller one on the right. The only embellishments are two strips of curvy bling.

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Here’s a shot showing both flaps open to reveal the inside sentiment.

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin Up Very Vanilla and Cherry Cobbler cardstock, Stampin’ Up Silver Foil Sheet, Stampin’ Up This Christmas DSP
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Cozy Christmas stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler ink, Versamark
Dies/Punches: xxxx
Accessories:  Tim Holtz stamp platform, Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder, curvy bling strips from stash

I hope you’ve enjoyed this double flap fun fold and will link up a Christmas project with us this month! We can’t wait to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you again real soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Happy Christmas

Hello, my friends! Well the time is finally here… the debut challenge at the Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog! All of our challenges, year round, are Anything Christmas Goes, so if you love Christmas like we do, come over and play with us! I’m super excited to share my DT inspiration project for MLCCB #1 – August Anything Christmas Goes!

I made several of these fun cards last Christmas and they were such a hit, I’m making a few more this year! I used Karen Burniston’s Twist Panel Pop-Up Die Set to make these. I cannot tell you how much fun I had, lol! I didn’t want to stop! :D

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The Christmas tree on the front was created with Your Next Stamp’s Create A Christmas Tree die set. The sentiment stamp is from Stampin’ Up.

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Here is a shot of the card opening up. Pardon my thumb, lol!

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And here it is fully open so you can see the twist panel design. I dug into my die stash and found the stocking. The snowman is from the main die set I used for the card. The letter ‘y’ is stamped and I drew white stitch lines on it. And the Christmas tree is from the die set I used on the front.

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Real Red, Garden Green, Whisper White, Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie and Early Espresso cardstock; Stampin’ Up Silver Glimmer Paper, Stampin’ Up Warmth & Cheer DSP
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Oh What Fun stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Karen Burniston Twist Panel Pop-Up and Snowman Twist Circle die sets, YNS Create-A-Christmas-Tree die, My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop Basic Edges die, QuiKutz Stocking die
Accessories:  Sakura White Gelly Roll pen, Stampin’ Up Rhinestones

I hope you’ve enjoyed this Christmas card and will link up a Christmas project with us this month! Please help us spread the word about our fun new challenge blog! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig