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Friday, October 17, 2014

It's time to do the Blog Hop

I am so excited to join this group of designers from Dreamweaver Stencils and Core'dinations as well as the fabulous designers on the Stampendous team for our 

 SANDY Claus is Coming to Town!


Of course, there will be prizes, and we give away the best…this time with a mix of funCore’dinations products as well. To be one of three prize package winners, follow the posted link lists each day, leave a comment, and winners will be selected from these comments at the beginning of next week. This is what you might win:

I saw the Dreamweaver Stencils I received it was going to be a traditional color Christmas card all the way.

  1. Tear and adhere Vintage Green cardstock onto bottom of A7 Kraft card.
  2. Dry emboss the Xmas Tree stencil with a burnisher/stylus onto Chalk Core cardstock and then sand with the Sand-It Set.
  3. Add contrast by replacing the stencil over the sanded image and using white paint and a stencil brush to highlight areas of the tree.
  4. Glue down to card base.
  5. Adhere torn strip of Vintage Ruby cardstock along the bottom of the card.
  6. Stamp Vintage Couple with Versamark Watermark ink onto vellum and then cut out and place on the card with Thin 3D Foam Black Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives)
  7. Add differing sizes of DODZ adhesive dots around the tree in three successions for each color of glitter.
  8. Use a Big Brush pen to draw a rough border line on the chalk core cardstock.
  9. Glitter the star last, because it's always the last thing to be added. :)

Here are the collaboration products I used on my projects.

Vintage Couple

Dreamweaver Stencils

Core'dinations Paper

On to the hop!

Stampendous Impressions Blog

Team members with an (*) are also on the Dreamweaver Stencils Team.

Kristine Reynolds *

Jamie Martin *

Asia King

Wendy Price

Tenia Nelson

Janelle Stollfus (you are here)

Lea Kimmel *

Pam Hornschu *

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Core'dinations Designer - Tami Mayberry

Continue your blog hop at

Dreamweaver Stencils Blog

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  1. I especially love the glitter on the tree bulbs! Nice card Janelle!

  2. Like the chalkboard look of this.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Love the versatile chalkboard looking abckground.
    There is that couple again! They are getting around and having a festive time.

  4. Great use of that silhouette stamp.

  5. This is really cute! I love the chalk core cs that you used.

  6. Beautiful sanding! Love how everything came together!

  7. I got an error message from Blogger. Don't know if my message went thru. If it did, please delete this one. thanks.

    You made goodt use of products from all of the companies. the tree is beautiful. You highlighted it so nicely. The couple's silhouette works so well with the rest of the picture. thanks for sharing a great card.

  8. Love your card! The silhouette stamp, chalk background and colors all come together beautifully! Thx for sharing.

  9. Fabulous use of the couple stencil overlaid on that awesome chalkboard effect tree!! Wonderful card!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  10. I LOVE this tree on the sanded cardstock! It really POPS dramatically! I LOVE LOVELOVE the glittered lights and star also!!! A very sparkaliscious card!! TFS!

  11. The silhouette looks great over the tree. Very creative.

  12. Oh my! I love the chalkboard effect on this card. Thank you for sharing.

  13. beautiful card! love that pretty tree! looks awesome sanded on the Chalk Core paper!

  14. I like the chalkboard look and the glittery ornaments.
    Sue in Ohio

  15. Gorgeous card! That tree is gorgeous.

  16. Beautiful card! I love the Christmas tree, thanks for sharing.

  17. The GLITTER Ornaments make this C U T E card POP!!!

  18. Beautiful card ! I like the sanded image, and the stamping on the vellum !!

  19. Great project idea! Thanks for sharing your crafty talent with all of us.

    Carol B

  20. Awesome card. Love the people by the tree.

  21. Very cool! Love this design. Love the sanded paper and look of it. And the bits of color. Great job! Thank you for sharing.

    Katie B.


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