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Late November Projects

November 10, 2021
Let's start at noon and stamp until 4 (give you some home dinner time).
 
Late November
Sunday, Nov 14th @ 12-4p (at Ruby’s )
Tuesday, Nov 16th @ 12-4p (at Daneland)
Thursday, Nov 18th @12-4p (at Henderson)
Saturday, Nov 20th @12-4p (Lowell Fire Station, around the side, look for my car)
 

Have you already made enough holiday cards?  Do you have room for a few more?  These cards are fun!  Here's the Words of Cheer card:

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We will heat emboss the bouquet and color with reinkers/water painters.  Remember how much fun we had coloring field flowers?  This is similar.  I had all my samples heat embossed and colored before I even thought about the card lay out!  OH, NOTE: let your colored paper dry before flipping it over to apply adhesive.  I didn't and found freckles of color on my card front… pout!
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Coloring on watercolor paper compared to coloring on basic white paper is a bit different.  Not in a bad way, just different.  
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Do you notice on the CHEER card above – I added a hint of blue around the bouquet?  Ya, I couldn't stop coloring and started getting fancy!
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There are dies to make the flower, sprig and leaf.  I must say, I didn't realize how cute they are until making this card!  Really, zoom in and see how cute?  
 
Christmas Pinecone Beauty Card
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I copied this card from Tammy Wilson.  She made her card just like these and using Polish Pink as her accent color.  I LOVE this card!
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Looking around online, many use traditional deep/rich greens for the branches and browns for the pinecones.  Those are nice, but something draws me to these colors.  Maybe pretending like they are snowy… it just feels luxurious!  
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It is fun to spice us the card using bling.  Just a few will do.  
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The sparkly shimmery paper is from SAB.  If you don't have your own stash, try any of the SU foil papers.  The are equally beautiful.  Oh, I must admit, die cutting the sparkly paper is slightly challenging.  Run it thru a few times.  After it's cut, flip it over before removing the die and confirm you have a good cut.  It might feel like it's still uncut, but really – it is the detail of this die (the detail pinecones) that might make you think you didn't get a good cut.  Watching the video, you will see how to wiggle the detailed pinecone out of the paper.  
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The card inside – I used 1/3 of the soft seafoam die cut piece.  I resisted stamping the greeting in a bold color (the misty moonlight/real red) and used soft seafoam.  This monochromatic inside if very calming and elegant.  Ya, again, more of those beautiful die cut pinecones. 
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I hope to see you this week!

Happy Stampin, 

 

Nolansiggy

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Paper Cut Sizes:

Christmas Pinecone Beauty

base – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

2x white – 5 3/8 x 4 1/8

sea foam – 5 1/2 x 4 1/4

words – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4

white – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4

sparkly – 1 1/2 x 6

strip white – 1 1/2 x 8 1/2

Words of Cheer

base – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

watercolor – 5 1/4 x 4

inside black – 5 3/8 x 4 1/8

inside white – 5 1/4 x 4

 

 

Christmas Pinecone Beauty Product List

 

Words of Cheer Product List

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