Friday, August 9, 2019

Make Us Laugh!

Hi everyone!

Another Christmas in July challenge, a funny one.

This just came to me, and it gave me a good laugh!

Here is what I used:

Recollections white cs- 8 1/2 x 5 1/2
Recollections green cs- 4 x 5 1/4
Recollections white cs- for the images and wreath
Stampin' Up stamp set- Barn Door Cling- Mount and dies
Recollections red cs- for flowers
Recollections silver cs- door hardware and handle
Die set of three leaves I bought from
Arteza Everblend Markers- grays, brown, green and red
#6 washers
Bugaboo digital images- girl portrait-  

Color images with Arteza Markers as shown, or to your liking. Stamp the door and wreath on white cs and use dies to cut out. Also cut the hardware with the silver cs. On the green cs, cut out the long holes for the 

Thursday, July 25, 2019

White Christmas- Christmas in July

Hi everyone!

Another Christmas in July with Bugaboo!!

I really like this tree! So darn cute!

Here's what I used:

Recollections card in green
white flat- backed pearls, 2 sizes
Arteza Everblend Markers- red, green
Pentel Slicci silver and gold pens
Glossy Accents
Bugaboo merry-christmas-tree

I colored the ornaments on the tree with the markers (bulbs) and the silver and gold pens (tinsel and stars ) then topped them with glossy accents. Let dry.

I fussy- cut the tree out and adhered it to the green card base. Then adhered pearls all over.

Happy crafting!

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Rudolph- Christmas in July

Hi everyone!

This card is for Rudolph in the Christmas in July series!
I am in love with this image, Bugaboo completely rocks!

Here is what I used:
Bugaboo reindeer-trio-
Northern Lights Recollections paper pad- snowflake
Recollections white cs - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 and a piece for the digial image
red gemstones from my stash
red ribbon from my stash
Arteza Everblend Markers- browns red yellow gold, black, green

I colored the image first with the Arteza markers as shown, or as you like. Adhered the image to the snowflake paper, then to the white cardstock base. I tied the ribbon in a bow and glued it to the upper left corner and the gemstones to the upper right.

Love those reindeer!
Happy crafting!

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

July 23- The Elf

Hi everyone!

Next card in the Christmas in July line up is:

Look at the cute reindeer and elf! OMG, just darling!
Here is what I used:

Bugaboo digital image- Elf Brat and Rudolph
Recollections white cs- 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, and a piece for the images and the star.
Northern Lights by Recollections paper pad- Snowflakes
Arteza Everblend Markers- 2 greens, red, browns, grays
Christmas tree stamp- Inkadinkadoo Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Snowflake stamp- Fiskars, Holiday Frolic
Merry Christmas sentiment -Fiskars, Holiday Frolic
Momento Ink-Cottage Ivy
Briliance Galaxy Ink- gold

I printed the image on white cs and colored it with the Arteza Everblend Markers and rounded the corners. I used the gold ink to stamp snowflakes around the image and make a star for the tree.
Adhere the snowflake paper to the card base. Adhere the digital image to the right of the card.

Stamp the Christmas tree on white cs with the Cottage Ivy ink. Adhere to the left side of the card with dimensionals and top with the star. With Cottage Ivy stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment on a rectangle piece of white cardstock and ink the edges with the same ink. Pop up on dimensionals in the upper left corner.


Happy crafting!

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

July 22- Anything But A Card

Hi everyone!

Today is a tag with Eggbert. You can find the digital image here:   Such a cute image!

Here's what I used:

Ranger Tag size #8 Manilla
Recollections red cs
Embossing folder: Swirl Frame by Cuttlebug
Recollections white cs- for printing the digital image
Arteza Ever Blend Markers- reds, greens, browns and grays
Recollections green cs- for the pine needles
Green ribbon- Michael's- Green, candy canes, Christmas lights
Punch- McGill Designer Pine
Distress Inks- Evergreen Bough and Festive Berries
Eggbert digital image

First I colored the digital image with the Arteza Everblend markers. The I used distress inks around the Ranger tag. Then I embossed the red cs and cut to fit the tag. Next, I cut out the inside of the frame and placed the colored Eggbert image behind it, and adhered to the tag.  I added the colored Christmas lights to the top of the inside of the frame and the pine needles at the top of the red cs. Then, I tied a piece of the green ribbon around the bottom. Next, the other two ribbons to the top of the tag.


Happy crafting!

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

July 21- Sketch

Hi everyone!

I have a cute Bugaboo image for you in this next day of Christmas in July!! And here we go!

Here's what I used:
Recollections red cs, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2
Recollections white cs,  1 x 4 1/2 ( 2 )
Striped Christmas paper from The Christmas Stack   by DCWV 2 3/4 x 3
Christmas tree paper from the Christmas Stack by DCWV
Spellbinders Labels Ten ( 2 sizes )
Bugaboo image- get it here: bugaboostamps/snowman-snowflakes-set printed on white cs
Spectrum Noir colored pencils red and gold
6 gemstones

Adhere white pieces on the card base and the striped paper over the center of the card. Cut out the Christmas Tree paper with the larger die and color the Bugaboo image with the colored pencils, as you like. Cut out the image with the smaller die. Adhere the smaller image to the larger Christmas tree paper and glue to the center of the striped paper. Place gemstones, three on top and three on bottom of the right hand side of the card.


Happy crafting!

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

July 20- A Charlie Brown Christmas

How about this cute Digital image from Bugaboo! I added a "Christmas tree" on the left.  Lots of fun to color with Arteza Alcohol Markers and it came out really cute. Grab this digi at bugaboostamps/brats-winter-snowman and color to your hearts content.