Spellbinders Stamp Of The Month

Spellbinders have released the Stamp Of The Month for October 22. This Stamp is a beautiful Christmas Foliage with Some Christmas sentiments.

I have created a card using this stamp and coordinating die set in blue wintery color combination.

Here is what I have come up with:

My Background

I took a piece of pattern paper with snowflakes pattern on it for the background. You can hardly see the pattern in the photos because I inked it with Hickory Smoke Distressed oxide ink to tone it down a little.

Then took another piece of Card-stock, embossed it with the Embossing Folder of the Month for Oct 22. I matted it with silver card-stock.

The Focus

For the main focus of this card I stamped the large floral cluster from the Stamp of the month Oct 22 and one small poinsettia image on Watercolor paper. Then I started coloring the image with my Karin Marker in some cool but muted tones. Blues, grays and browns. I didn’t spend too much time coloring this image. As I just wanted a hint of color to this beautiful image.

I then die-cut the images using the coordinating dies. After that I added the large cluster with foam tape on the left top corner. Whereas the smaller flower was perfect on the side. I left the bottom for the sentiment.

Sentiment

At last my sentiment came from the Small Die Of The Month For Oct 22 I chose ” Merry Christmas ” for this card. The words in the same blue card-stock as the embossed background. For the layering outline I used silver card-stock.

Here is a link where I used the Small Die Of The Month For Oct 22:

Spellbinders Outlined Christmas Sentiments

This finished my card. Hope this inspired you to create beautiful cards with the Stamp and Die Club from Spellbinders for October 22.

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Spellbinders Outlined Christmas Sentiments

Spellbinders SMALL DIE OF THE MONTH CLUB OCTOBER 22 is a fun Outlined Christmas Sentiments Die set. This set has 26 cutting dies. There are some word dies in beautiful font with it’s outlined layer and some flowers that are just perfect to create beautiful Christmas cards or even non-Christmas cards. If you ask me, It is a must have word die in your collection.

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Today I am sharing a whole set of Christmas cards I have created using the Spellbinders Outlined Christmas Sentiments Die set which is one of the club kit this month.

Cards created with the Outlined Christmas Sentiments die set which is  the small die of the month club for October 22 from Spellbinders.

My cards today are 4 and a quarter by 5 and a half inches side folding cards. I embossed 5 panels of Neenah solar white panels with the Embossing Folder of the Month for October 22. This is called Scattered Christmas.

For all these cards I created colorful backgrounds using some watercolor paper and Ken Oliver Color Burst Powder. I used Merlot, Terre Verte and Yellow Ochre colors. I dropped the powders directly on the watercolor paper and sprayed water over it. The water spray makes the powder pigment move and blend together. For extra sparkle, I also sprayed Shimmer Spray.

Then, I cut out each watercolor background using Simon says stamp Stitched Rectangle die. They are approximately 3 and a quarter by 4 and a half inches in size so the border of embossed design is visible.

This die set has 10 word dies you can mix and match to create different Christmas Sentiments. I created 5 cards with 5 different sentiments with gold and white card-stocks. After that, I cut out some flowers with white and gold al well and added it with foam tape on each cards.

Here are the photos of the 5 cards separately:

Hugs Enclosed card created with Small die of the month for oct 22 by spellbinders which is called Outlined Christmas Sentiments.
Holiday cheer card created with the outlined Christmas sentiments die set from spellbinders
Joyous Greetings card created with the small die of the month for oct 22 by spellbinders. It is called Outlined Christmas Sentiments.

I loved how simple it was to create all these beautiful cards with just one die set and some color burst powders. Of course you can use pattern papers if you don’t want to spend time creating backgrounds.

I hope my creations inspired you.

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Supplies Used:

Here is the list of supplies I have used for my cards today.

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Spellbinders Christmas Flea Market Finds

Fleas Market Finds is a collection of clear stamps, paper packs, embellishments and new deep etched dies from Spellbinders. Deep etched dies are those you can use to cut several layers of papers and other materials. This release is all about Christmas. It’s perfect for a festive holiday projects.

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I am here with a bunch of inspirations for you featuring this new release by Spellbinders for September 22.

Vintage Handcrafted Basket

My first project features the VINTAGE HANDCRAFTED HEXAGON BASE AND SIDE BOWL DEEP ETCHED DIES and some of the pretty papers from CHRISTMAS VELVET 6 X 9-INCH PAPER PAD

I cut out the base and the six sides of this basket with the dies in the set. For extra sturdiness I also cut out these with heavyweight white card-stock. Then I glued the pretty pattern paper on both sides of the white die cuts. That way it is thicker and sturdier but also pretty on both sides.

In order to attach these pieces together to create the basket, I used a small crochet needle and some cotton cream thread. Through each holes I did three double crochet and one chain in between the three double crochets. So I crocheted around each of the pieces and then sewed them together with a thick yarn needle.

I can use this basket to keep candies in it during the holidays for customers at my work.

Small Handcrafted Vintage Basket

I crated this basket with the help of VINTAGE HANDCRAFTED SQUARE BASE AND SIDES BOWL DEEP ETCHED DIES and  HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS 6 X 9-INCH PAPER PAD

Same like before I cut out the base and the sides of this basket with pretty pattern papers and also white heavyweight card-stock. Glued each one together sandwiching the white with both pretty patterns on each sides.

flea market finds square basket

The only difference is the technique in attaching these together. I used blanket stitch around the pieces and joined them with ribbons on the sides tying a little bow on the top. In each holes I did three blanket stitches.

Vintage Christmas Cards

Christmas flea market finds cards

I created two cards with the pretty pattern paper pads. I just mixed at matched pattern paper from  HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS 6 X 9-INCH PAPER PAD and CHRISTMAS VELVET 6 X 9-INCH PAPER PAD

The floral elements are also from the patter paper pack. But I had to add another layer of white card-stock behind it before I fussy cut those out with my scissors. As these pattern papers are rather thinner.

The sentiments I have on these cards are from COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON CLEAR STAMPS and HAND MADE HOLIDAYS CLEAR STAMPS

I created one of a vintage button like embellishment on my red card by stamping the small image from HAND MADE HOLIDAYS CLEAR STAMPS , then cutting it out with a tiny red circle die. To make it look like a button I added glossy accent over it.

Vintage Post Cards

These pattern papers are just too pretty by themselves. So I decided to add some of these on Craft Card-stocks and create some post cards with just a simple Christmas Sentiments stamped in the front.

Aren’t these beautiful? On the back of these post-cards, I stamped “Post Card” from COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON CLEAR STAMPS on the top center and the little image to indicate where the postage stamp goes, on the right top corner.

Christmas Flea Market Postcards

I also drew a line in the center with Micron pen and a ruler.

Vintage Holiday Tags

Tags can be very useful during the holidays as decorative elements for your gift giving. I created two tags, one in red and one in green.

Christmas Flea Market Finds tags

I simply cut out two tags with stitched tags die set from my stash. Then stamped the reindeer border image from HAND MADE HOLIDAYS CLEAR STAMPS with Versamark ink and embossed using gold embossing powder.

I then picked some matching pattern paper from the same two paper pads and tore it along the edges. It doesn’t have to be perfect when you tear it, that way it will give it more vintage feel.

Flea Market Finds by spellbinders

Created two circle sentiment die cuts stamped and embossed in coordinating color combos then added with foam tapes. Just a piece of ribbon trough the holes of the tags tied with gold twine in a bow and my tags are done. As simple as they are so easy to create and looks beautiful at the same time.

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Christmas Flourish Ink Blended Cards

Christmas Flourish is a fun Christmas Collection of dies designed by Becca Feeken for Spellbinders.

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Today I am sharing two cards I have created using two of the dies from the CHRISTMAS FLOURISH BY BECCA FEEKEN COLLECTION.

My cards today focus on the two sets of dies featured and two different ink blended backgrounds.

Christmas Flourish Merry Christmas Card

My first card today features the MERRY FLOURISH ETCHED DIES FROM THE CHRISTMAS FLOURISH COLLECTION BY BECCA FEEKEN

Focus

Of course, the main focus of my first card is the intricate flourished die cut image . I used PHONE BOOTH COLOR ESSENTIALS CARD-STOCK. Some of the pieces I cut using the mirror gold card-stock from my stash and some with glitter gold card-stock.

I then assembled the pieces to create this beautiful design you see here on my card-front. The glitter gold card-stock behind the ornaments and the word die “Christmas” adds extra sparkle to my card design.

Background

To go with my red flourish die cut I created a background blending some distressed oxide inks in reds. I used Aged Mahogany, Abandoned Coral, Picked Raspberry and Black Soot.

Whenever I ink blend a background I like to spray water over it and dab it to get some texture. On this one I also added some gold splatters using the Pearlescent watercolor in gold color.

Sentiment

The sentiment is already thought out by this die set, which has “Merry” in the flourish design and Christmas word which I have added underneath.

Embellishment

Not that this card needed any of the extra embellishment but I still added some gold pearls wherever I could in the flourish design.

I then added this whole panel on to an A2 size card-base created with WHITE CARD-STOCK

Christmas Flourish Hearts Come Home Card

This card features the ALL HEARTS COME HOME A2 CARD-FRONT ETCHED DIES FROM THE CHRISTMAS FLOURISH COLLECTION BY BECCA FEEKEN

Focus

This die set has this beautiful holiday scene built on it. It comes with the house die which is separated from the rest of the border scene. The focus of my card is this whole scene. I used BRUSHED SILVER CARD-STOCK to cut out this design and two shades of blues for the presents and the tree. A simple inlay technique achieved the colorful border.

Background

For the background of this card, I wanted to give my ink blending a night sky look. I used distressed oxide inks in colors

to achieve the ombre blue background. I then splattered it with silver iridescent watercolor.

Sentiment

I used die cut sentiment that is included in this die set. The sentiment says All Hearts Come Home. There are also small word dies that says For Christmas. I added them inside the card but completely forgot to take photos of that.

Embellishment

As an embellishment I cut out all the hearts and the starts with silver glitter card-stock from my stash. For more sparkle I added some silver pearls on those little dots.

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Spellbinders Enchanted Garden

My card today features this beautiful ENCHANTED GARDEN ETCHED DIES FROM THE WINTER TALES COLLECTION BY ZSOKA MARKO

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Today I am sharing a card I have created using one of the dies from the WINTER TALES COLLECTION BY ZSOKA MARKO from Spellbinders.

I started off by die cutting the pieces of the flowers in pinks and the leaves in teals using Spellbinder’s card-stocks. I exceedingly get drawn towards this color combination. Here are the specific color card-stocks I used:

For the background I used the LAGOON COLOR ESSENTIAL CARD STOCK and embossed it using PARTY SPOTS EMBOSSING FOLDER FROM THE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS COLLECTION. For a half an inch white border around it, I trimmed this piece.

After that, I arranged the three flowers in a row in the middle of the card with liquid glue. Before that, I also die cut out all the pieces with white scrap card stock and layered it behind each piece so it has some dimension.

It’s time for picking a sentiment. I stamped a sentiment form the JUST WANTED TO SAY COLLECTION SENTIMENTS CLEAR STAMP SET. A leftover strip of Teal topaz card-stock was the right match. Then, embossing using white embossing powder was the next part. I just love the look of white embossing on color card-stock.

Finally, this finished my card for today. Hope you find this inspiring.

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