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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!