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Monday, November 6, 2017

Pink Your Christmas!

Happy Monday everyone! As the leaves are almost all fallen and the crisp air is more constant, I've become more excited for the Christmas holiday. 

In fact, the Stampendous team is sharing some of their Christmas theme Pink Your Life projects this week, and they are sure to be an inspiration for your last minute cards, tags, and gifts! Stop by the Stampendous blog this week for details on the blog hop and prizes!!!

Janelle Stollfus - you're here!



Thank you for stopping by my blog today! If you're interested in how I made my project today, read on.

Supplies: Here's a heads up that I link through my Amazon Affiliate Program. If you take a click a link and make a purchase some pennies are sent my way but not at a cost to you. Non-affiliate links are provided when available.

  • Whisper Friends Gift Wrapping (AZ, STM)
  • Vintage Twinkle Glitter Mix (AZ, STM)
  • Vintage Pink Tinsel Embossing Powder (AZ, STM)
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink  (AZSTM)
  • Boss Gloss Embossing Ink With Dauber (AZ, STM)
  • Mixed Media White Paper (AZSTM)
  • HT400 Embossing Heat Tool  (AZSTM
  • Various Perfectly Clear Stamp Handles (AZSTM)

  • My Colors Cardstock by My Mind's Eye - Comodore Blue
  • 90lb watercolor paper (AZBlick)
  • Kraft cardstock
  • Sketch™ Markers by Copic® - B24, B26, B60, B63, E29, E31, E33, E35, E39, E57, E93, G12, G14, G19, G28, R35, R39, R89, R43, R46, RV13
  • Distress Oxide Inks - Worn Lipstick (AZ), Cracked Pistachio (AZ), Wilted Violet (AZ), Broken China (AZ)
  • Distress Inks - Mowed Lawn (AZ), Candied Apple (AZ)
  • ZipDry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives (AZ)
  • 3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (AZ)
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife (AZ)
  • Blue Painter's Removable Tape (AZBlick)

  1. Tape 90lb watercolor paper onto a flat surface with painter's tape.
  2. Dab Distress Oxide ink onto acrylic stamp handles, spray with water and dab onto watercolor paper. Activate ink with more spray and dab off in places then dry with heat tool. Repeat with other oxide colors. Dry completely. Repeat with regular distress inks, drying between applications.
  3. Trim watercolor paper to 4 x 5-1/4 inch and adhere to 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 inch Comodore Blue cardstock.
  4. Rub Boss Gloss around corners in a vignette shape (oval shown), sprinkle Vintage Pink Tinsel around, tap off excess and heat set.
  5. Place a line of ZipDry glue around watercolor paper and quickly sprinkle with Vintage Twinkle Tinsel Glitter Mix. Tap off excess and return to container.
  6. Adhere to a 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 inch folded Kraft card base.
  7. Stamp Whisper Friends Gift Giving with black ink onto Mixed Media White Paper, color and trim with scissors and/or craft knife.
  8. Adhere Whisper Friend with foam adhesive, gifts with glue.

This blog post contains goodies I received for free from some of my favorite crafting companies. I blog about things I love to make, and the comments I use are honest and my opinion.

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  1. Colorful background.
    Pretty card.
    thanks for sharing

  2. She is adorable, Janelle! I love her little mischievous expression, and yet, she is absolutely delighted with herself! LOL The pink dots and trim look great in contrast to your amazing, colorful background trimmed with glitter tinsel around the edges. Looks fantastic! hugs, de

  3. What an awesome BG you created to highlight this
    adorable elf fairie.

  4. Love the Distress ink background with the colors you used on your stamped image. I enjoy all of your cards!

  5. What a pretty card. Love the background and your awesome coloring.


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