Sunday, December 14, 2008

Recent Projects!

Holiday Goody Bag!
Designer: Jodi Kennedy, Worldwin Papers Design Team
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Worldwin Papers/Antique White/Treasures
Worldwin Papers/Ivory/Elan Metallics
Making Memories Glitter Alpha Stickers
Cricut Bag from Plantain Cartridge, cut on Cricut Expressions
Cricut Snowflakes from Accent Essentials Cartridge
Rope Ribbon
Crafters Companion
Kokoyu Dot n Roller

1) Place Antique White Treasures 12x12 cardstock on the Cricut Mat and cut bag shape set on "fit to page"
2) Place Ivory Elan Metallics on Cricut Mat and cut snowflakes & Scallop Border in sizes around 1"
3) Score bag folds using Crafter's Companion and assemble bag using Kokoyu Dot N Roller
4) Apply Snowflakes & Scallop Border to front of bag
5) Apply Making Memories Glitter stickers to spell "joy" or other holiday word
6) Tie the rope ribbon to handle
7) Fill with goodies!

Oh Christmas Tree
Designer: Jodi Kennedy, Worldwin Papers Design Team
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Who says a Christmas Tree needs to be a triangle! I was messing around with my favorite stamp in the whole world. The Growing In Unity Tree by Unity Stamp Company. I wondered how cute it would look with some garland and ornaments. Well, it looks fab!

Worldwin Papers/Cascada/Sky Blue
Worldwin Papers/Caribbean Colors/Passion Fruit
Elan Metallics/Warm Dust
Dye Ink Pad in Aqua
Unity Stamp Co/Growing in Unity Tree
Crafters Companion
Stickles in Platinum & Hot Pink or Burgundy
random word stamps such as wonder, believe, dream, inspire

1) Using the Crafters Companion score & fold 2 A2 sized cards from the Cascada & Caribbean Colors cardstocks
2) Stamp the Unity Tree on the front and embellish the limbs with Platinum Stickles and "dot" ornaments in burgundy or hot pink
3) Tear the Elan Metallics to create "snow drifts" and ink the torn edge with the Aqua ink pad.
4) Adhere the snowdrifts to the bottom of the card
5) stamp with word stamps

Loaves of Love * Holiday Bread Bag Toppers
Designer: Jodi Kennedy, Worldwin Papers Design Team
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(Makes 9 Bag Toppers)
White/Treasures Cardstock x 3
Melissa Frances Glitter Chipboard Christmas Shapes x 9
Melissa Frances Christmas Rub-Ons x 9
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad in Tea Dye
Stencil Brush
Sheer Organza Ribbon in Green
Red Marker
Crafters Companion Score Board
Cricut Expressions Christmas Cheer Cartridge with Scalloped Card
Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive

1) Use Cricut to cut Scallop Shaped Cards approximately 5.25” when folded
2) Use Crafters Companion to Score Fold line and fold all cards
3) Use Stencil Brush to apply Tea Dye ink to edges of all cards & Glitter Chipboard Pieces
4) Tie Ribbon around front Flap of Topper card, positioning the knot toward the right side. Trim Ends
5) Use Red Marker to accent the Glitter Chipboard pieces as desired – such as in areas that represent berries.
6) Apply Chipboard to top of ribbon toward the left side of the card using Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
7) Apply Rub-ons
8) Attach toppers to bags using a standard stapler.