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Break out the Jingles... Christmas crafting is happening!

There's a new team up this week betweenXyronandWaffle Flower and all week the team is sharing some awesome inspirational projects.  Check out this step by step using my pages from a 115 year old book and my Mega Runner pulling it all together.


I gathered some Tidings paper and Super Stock for the base of my card.  I then grabbed my very old pages for the tattered poinsettia and background with a little white gesso to take the inking.
The tattered poinsettia is spray stained and added a little matching ink to punch it up.  The Stamp Platform is perfect for stamping this 115 year old paper.  No mistakes when it comes to working with paper this old.

OK, maybe one mistake!  Paper this old is fragile and it stuck to the stamps.  But that's OK that's what glue and adhesive is for.  I mounted the paper to a piece of super stock with the mega runner.  Then applied a little glue n' seal for the ripped off bit.  Like it …
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New Release- Stamp and Photo Storage

All month the Inspiration Team for Eileen Hull is thrilled to be showing off the her newest Book Club Collection.  Here's my little glimpse at the Stamp and Photo Storagedie.  There is nothing this decent size die can't do... or hold!  In this case Letter's to Santa.  I even combined the Trinket Box & Frame to frame out Santa.


I stamped the Woodland Winter Santa designed by yours truly onto watercolor paper and used my Scribble sticks to add a little color.
I cut a piece of clear packaging and ran it through my little Xyron Disposable Sticker Makerto create a cover for my Santa.  Perfection!

I colored up the Floral Arch and Words arch to attach to the bottom and top and attached.  I used some Distress Woodgrain Cardstock to wrap my Stamp and Photo Storage. I cut Super StockCardstock to fit inside.  Inking and stamping like crazy all tied off with some postal twine.  The Correspondence Stamp Set is perfect.


I mounted the Trinket Box & Frame to the Stamp and Storage…

Pumpkin Parts Thanksgiving w/ Xyron

While my Thanksgiving may be over it is coming soon south of the border.

Xyronis getting ready for holiday season and what better way then with the Pumpkin Parts die cut.  This easy card is layered with paper and ink to create a festive pumpkin card.  The team will be sharing their fall inspired projects all week so be sure to pop by for lots of inspiration.



The Create a Sticker is great for all the smaller pieces to layer and quickly put together.  For a quick background stamp the craft sheet with Distress Oxides, spray and drag.
I cut Thanksgiving from the Sentiment Words Thinlit and attached with the Sticker Maker.Fall Foliage has this little hay die cut that I added to the bottom of the pumpkin attached the Xyron Mega Runner.
I clipped a couple of the Twisted pieces for a little green for the top of the pumpkin.





Don't miss any of the inspiration with the rest of the Xyron Team.


EAT. SLEEP. CRAFT. {repeat}

Ghoulish Background with Ranger

Now that's my kind of Pumpkin Patch!  Create this ghoulish background with Ranger's alcohol inks and Yupo.



I am super excited to be guesting over at Ranger Ink Blog featuring Yupo! Swing by Ranger for a tutorial on how I made a creepy, ooey, gooey background.

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EAT. SLEEP. CRAFT. {repeat}

Wicked

EEK... Halloween is coming and all things spooky!

There's a fun team up this week with Xyron andClearSnapI got a little yummy box of Premium Dye Mini Ink Padsand to my delight there was Carrot and Coal in there.  



I used the Carrot Premium Dye Mini Ink Pads ink and blended, blended and more blending.  BAM... Now that's a rich orange.  I hauled out my Stamp Platform for precision!  I wasn't about to the ruin this inky masterpiece!  

In July I was in LasVegas so of course I had to go to Viva Las Vegas Stamps where I found lots and lots... and lots of yummy stamps including the Tree Writing Collage.  I cut my "Wicked Halloween", perfect for the Sticker Maker.


PHEW... the carrot ink is so dynamic all I did was one layer.  Check out the detail of how the of the stamped image in Coal pops off the Carrot background!  The sentiments are die cut with some scrap paper and against the coal black... I love it! 




Make sure you check out what's going on all week with Xy…