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It is finally October and the Summer is officially over. I am so excited to be able to put out some Fall and Halloween decorations around my house. Today the Serendipity Design Team was challenged to make a Christmas project using any one of the many projects on the Scor-Pal website. I use my Scor-Pal every single day, couldn't do without it so it wasn't hard to find a project. Here's a link to the tutorial I chose to make. The tutorial was done back in 2008 by Nancy Morgan and I decided to give it a little 2012 update. I have a ton of photos today so I am going to let the pictures speak for themselves.
There is a little give-away up for grabs if you make it all the way to the bottom!
|Use a Stampamajig to line up image on your page|
|Use mask to show portion of stamp you want and then remove plastic stampamajig plastic guide|
|Stamp through the mask|
|Repeat and color|
Here is the patterned paper all stamped and colored
Just follow the instructions on the tutorial link above to assemble your bag. Here's a view, inside and out, all ready to decorate!
Now for the tealights. They are so easy, and I mean EASY! I used the same masking technique I used to make the patterned paper.
|Stamp image on white tissue paper and color with copics|
|Punch out the image|
|Poke a hole in the center for the wick, lay onto a white tealight and heat for just a few seconds with your heat embossing tool|
You will know when to stop heating as the image gets very shiny, just like when you heat up embossing powders.
Here's the cute little tag I made to go on the top of the bag using one of the Christmas Tag Cling Set Tags. I embossed it with red glitter embossing powder and added some bells, holly leaves and a red rhinestone berry.
The completed bag has a Martha Stewart Pine Needle Edge Punch and the entire Snow Man with Watering Can image stamped and colored with copics behind a Madison Grand Window Die. The cute holiday light swag is from Cheery Lynn (Christmas Light Swag).
Whew! That was a lot talk and I hope I didn't bore you or insult you with my many step by step details.
Are you ready to bring our your scor-pal and create something? Before you do, you will want to visit the blogs of the other Serendipity Design Team members. Make sure to leave a comment on them all, because Mary Lee, the owner of Serendipity Stamps is going to give away a scor-it-board to one lucky winner. Have fun!