Saturday, November 25, 2017

Nativity with Vinyl Stencil

My project to share today was created using a vinyl stencil I cut on my scan n cut.  I purchased a Nativity design from Lori Whitlock Shop.  First I'll show you how it ended up.

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I cut the design out in some vinyl. I had some colors from a multi-pack that I don't really care for so I used it. The hardest part was remembering to weed out the good parts.

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Then I applied it to my wood piece with some transfer tape and sponged black paint over the entire design.  I did a light layer so I wouldn't have seepage under the vinyl.

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I waited only a few minutes to pull the vinyl up.  If I had done a heavier layer I would have waited a little longer.

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 All in all I was able to finish this gift in about 30 minutes.  At least 10 of those minutes was spent picking the vinyl I would most likely not use!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Goodies

Well, it has been a very long time.  Many things have happened like a major hurricane and a two week delay in the school year.  I feel like everything has been crammed together this year.  I missed making Halloween goodies for friends so I made up for it with some Thanksgiving goodies.

The first treat I have to share uses the Halloween Cookie Cutters set from last year.  I tried to find the fall seasonal Hershey miniatures but I waited too late to find them.  I did manage to score some fall colors of Reeses cups which is almost as good.

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I kept the packaging simple for this one.  I used the 2x8 cellophane bags from Stampin Up and a Marvy punch with a little fall paper in my stash.
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I stamped and colored my little scarecrow before attaching him to the top of the baggie.

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The second treat I have used one of the treat tubes from Stampin' Up.

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I saw the treat tube holder on Pinterest but it was only a picture link.  I'm not sure if my measurements matched or not but I used a small circle die to cut openings for the tube to slide in.
I also used the Pick a Pumpkin stamp set and the Everyday Labels punch.  My tube is filled with fall M&Ms.

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The next treat I have to share uses the Papertrey Ink Favor it 1 box and the flower die from the
Thoughtful branches set.

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I used some glitter orange paper to die cut the flower out and adhered it to both sides of the favor box.  I finished off with another Everyday Label punch and the Labels to Love set.

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My last treat to share is my favorite!  I have seen a lot of the little coffee cups around so I had to order some. I just knew it would go perfectly with a new set from Lawn Fawn--Pumpkin Spice.

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I added a little glitter for the pumpkin spice to the tag and tied it to a paper straw.

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Inside is a Starbucks Fall K cup.

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Things have finally started to slow down so hopefully I'll have some Christmas goodies to share soon!