Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Christmas gifts

Now that Christmas is over, I can share alot of the stuff that I made for family members. I made my Mom and 2 sisters matching journal books and tins. They turned out really neat and I learned alot about mod podge!!
The yellow tin was made for my sister Erin, using splendor swirl by Bo bunny press. All edges were inked and matching ribbon applied.
The tin with the rolling pins was made for my sister Emily. The paper was rolling pin paper by creative imaginations and baking words(not sure of the name) from the same line
The strawberry tin was made for my Mom using strawberry patch paper by Stemma. All edges were also inked and matching ribbon was used to finish off the lid.
The tins can by used as banks for 'stamping supplies' or storage.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Cardinal Candle

I made this cardinal candle for my Grandma. I used the stamping on candles technique on SCS, so I thought I would give it a try. I turned out great! I bought a glass pedestal and added the cranberry garland. I also stamped the branch shadow stamp lightly around the sides and back of the candle, to give it a little color, but it didn't show up in the picture.
Stamp: a Cardinal Christmas
ink: riding hood red, old olive, black.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Dog Christmas card

This is the card that I made for Tinker and Blossom to send to the other dogs/cats in the family. (YES, I know I'm weird, but I love my Doxies!!)

The doxie stamp and greeting, was purchased from 'CowTown Stamps'. I inked the 2 dogs to look like Tinker and Blossom, because this is exactly how they play!

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas card

I love cardinals and the stampin up a cardinal Christmas stamp is very pretty! This is the card that I made this year for Christmas. I wanted an easy card (not alot of coloring) so I stamped the cardinal in real red and inked the edges in real red ink also. I think it turned out very nice!
Paper: red, very vanilla, kraft, and Chocolate chip
ink: real red, versa mark, black
real red ribbon from stampin up (it has polka dots on the other side!)
silver snowflake brad (had to use a white punched snowflake w/a silver brad, also-I ran out of the snowflake brad about half way through make my cards and couldn't find more anywhere!)