Wednesday, November 30, 2011

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

Well the chill is in the air, the tree is up, the outside lights hanging, and I’m listening to Christmas music! What better way to cap off a week of decorating by making a cute little stocking ornament for your tree? 

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The design team has been hard at work making stockings all this week to help get you in the spirit. I hope you’ve had some time to get in your craft room and play along with us as well. 

I wanted this stocking to have a vintage shabby chic feel and I challenged myself to use Melissa’s AMAZING background stamps! These are definitely my go-to stamps to give life to all kinds of projects.

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For my project, I used the H978 Background Basics 2 Polka Dot stamp and the EP200 Stampendous Adhesive Powder to adhere the gorgeous G108 Your So Fine Diamond Clear Cool Highlight glitter.

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I heart this glitter. It is so baby powdering fine and it sticks so well to the adhesive powder. I was even able to outline the edges of the patterned paper.

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Just in case that isn’t enough sparkle for you, I also used the 121007 Crystal Clear Jellie Dots along the edge of the dainty little pom-pom ribbon I had in my stash. Isn’t that just beautiful! It looks so sparkly on my tree. 

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So there’s my little stocking sitting perfectly in the tree. You could also make these to use in a garland as decoration too. The possibilities are endless.

I hope I’ve inspired you to use your products in new and different ways or to simply try a new technique using the fabulous products in The Rubber Café store.


Supplies Used:



Stamps: Background Basics 2 Polka Dot stamp
Paper: Pink Paisley Butterfly Garden, Bazzill Cardstock
Ink: Ranger Old Paper Distress Ink
Bling: 121007 Crystal Clear Jellie Dots
Accessories: Scrap Happy Glue, EP200 Stampendous Adhesive Powder, G108 Your So Fine Diamond Clear Cool Highlight glitter
Misc: Stick pin, glass beads, floral ribbon, mini pom pom ribbon

Happy Crafting!
dtsignature-michele

2 comments:

Sabrina MacD said...

I like the non traditional colors and the trims are beautiful. Good job on the stocking, they are fun to make :)

Heidi Blankenship said...

Beautiful stocking Michele!! I love the soft pastel colors and all of the sparkle! Fantastic Job!!