Friday, December 2, 2016

JOY!

Merry Preparations is this week's theme for the Stampendous Design Team. Most of our creations are featuring the helpful little friends for the House Mouse collection. This wall decoration can be used year after year in your home, or make two, one for you and one for a friend!

"JOY!"

Stampendous:HMCM14 Cling Candy Cane Kiss Stamp
Acrylic Handle
GL220U Crystal Glitter Multi Ultra Fine
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Dreamweaver:
DWLL510 Joy Ornament Stencil
DWLS26 Snowflake Stencil
DWDGWP Glossy White Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader

Plus:
Red Cardstock
Graphic 45 HoHoHo 4500988 
Copic Markers - R30, R27, R39, YG01, YG03, YG05, YG17, E51, E95, E31, E33, C1, B60
Removable tape
Grid Ruler
Pencil
Scissors

Instructions:
Step 1:  Red Cardstock - 5 pieces 3" x 3", 4 pieces 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", 5 pieces 2 1/4" x 2 1/4"
Step 2: White cardstock 4 pieces 3" x 3", 5 pieces 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", 4 pieces 2 1/4" x 3"
Step 3:  Use removable tape to tape off the "O" and "Y" on the Joy Ornament stencil, tape the "J" to the center of one of the 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" pieces of red cardstock
Step 4:  Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply a coat of Glossy White Embossing Paste over the image, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning, sprinkle wet paste with Crystal glitter, tap off extra, let paste dry
Step 5:  Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the "O" and "Y" taping off the other letters
Step 6:  Use removable tape to tape the Snowflake Stencil to one of the 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" pieces of red cardstock
Step 7:  Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply a coat of Glossy White Embossing Paste over the image, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning, sprinkle wet paste with Crystal glitter, tap off extra, let paste dry
Step 8:  Repeat steps 6 and 7 for the second snowflake
Step 9: Use Memento Tuxedo Black to stamp the Candy Cane Kiss image 4 times on 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" pieces of white, color with Copic Markers
Step 10:  Use a centering ruler across each image to mark 1 1/8" to each side of center, trim each side for a finished size of 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" trimming around the tails
Step 11:  Layer the "JOY" letters and the 2 snowflakes onto white mats 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", then on to the 3" x 3" red
Step 12: Layer the Candy Cane Kiss images onto red 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" mats, then on the 3" x 3" white
Step 13: Use a grid ruler to help line up and adhere the squares 1" in from the top and sides and 1/2" between each letter on a 12" x 12" piece of HoHoHo cardstock, leave a 1/2" between the rows
Step 14:  Frame in a white 12" x 12" frame

Hope your holiday preparations are going well! Stop over at the Stampendous Blog to see more creations!

Happy Creating,
Louise

3 comments:

Dee Ann Matthews said...

Your card show so much joy! Great composition!

barbara macaskill said...

LOVE the Tic-tac-toe JOY! Very pretty and festive!! TFS!

Viki Banaszak said...

This is beautiful! I will have to check my stamps and see if I need to get these.