Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tis the season....

Hey everyone and happy Tuesday!!
It's time for a new challenge over at 

This week challenge #267 is....
(try out a technique that is new to you)

Here is the project that I created for this challenge:


I saw a video from May Made Made It on YouTube where she was making a wreath card using the Spirelli technique and I thought it looked so cool that I couldn't wait to give it a try. You can see the video by clicking HERE. I thought her card was so pretty but I really wanted to make my wreath green so I used some green cardstock and some green DMC Floss to make my Spirelli Wreath. I thought it would be cute to hang my wreath on a door so I cut out some cardstock rectangles/squares to try and recreate a door and door panels. Not perfect but I think the door turned out pretty cute lol! I attached my wreath and then cut out a bow using some red fun foam. I love using foam on bows cause they don't "smoosh" as easily in the mail. They seem to have a little give and bounce back a little. I colored some bling with a yellow marker to act as the ornaments/lights, adhered a brad for the knob and attached my greeting along the bottom of the door. The inside reads....."to be jolly! Merry Christmas!". I think it came out really cute and the wreath was so easy to make! I will definitely be making more of these :) 


Items from my stash that I used that have not been used in a while are:

--Spellbinders Scallop Circle Dies (at least 6 months, probably longer)--
--Brad (over 6 years)--
--Bitty Banner Framelits (over 2 years)--
--Peachy Keen Greeting Stamp (over a year)--

Be sure to head over to the Shopping Our Stash Challenge Blog to see what my design team sisters created. I hope you will decide to make a project and join us, I would love to see what you create!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and taking a look at my latest creation!
I really appreciate it!
I hope you have a great crafty day!

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Supply List
--Cardstock: Green (MFT), Brown Sugar (SU!)
--Stamp: Christmas Greeting Words (Peachy Keen)
--Dies: Bitty Banner Framelits (SU!), Large Scalloped Circles (Spellbinders), Fun Size Bow (MCT)
--Ink: Onyx Black Versafine and Vintage Photo Distress
--Misc.: Red Foam, Green DMC Floss, Brad, Yellow Bic Marker, Foam Tape

11 comments:

  1. now THAT right there is not only GENIUS, it's one of the most lovely holiday cards EVER. srsly. wow!!! <3

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  2. Beautiful job on the wreath, the door is fab too. Awesome finished card.

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  3. Just saw this on SOS. Love it. I definitely have to try this wreath, but I also think your door is very clever and came out perfect.

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  4. So very cute! Thanks for the clever idea! ☺️

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  5. Super cool! How lucky the recipient will feel!

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  6. Brilliant card on all counts: that amazing wreath! the cool looking door! the bow made from fun foam! Such a gorgeous card!

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  7. Love this!! What a fun technique to try. :) You are getting such a great start on the holidays! I'm jealous ;o) haha!! Awesome card!

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  8. I just LOVE this idea! Fab idea to attach your wreath to a fun door! So COOL! :)
    Have a great day! :)

    Theresa

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  9. This is gorgeous, Stacey. You're always such an inspiration. I may have to CASE this card! :)

    Evelyn

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  10. Oh Stacey, what a gorgeous Christmas card!!! I watched the video and I thank you for sharing it!!
    I'm telling you, this challenge has showed me all of this amazing new TO ME techniques that I will most definitely try.
    I love the beautiful fun foam bow, the fabulous door and all the details on this wreath, just an amazing, gorgeous card.
    Hugs,
    Maria.

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  11. Very neat with the spiral stitching!

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