Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Healing Banner with Love

Welcome! Peggy here and I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday!
Today I would like to share with you a project close to my heart.  I am sharing some love to someone special just because...
Today's supplies used are : 
Canvas Banner
DecoArt Acrylic Paint
Faber Castell Gelato
Golden Molding Paste
Putty Knife
Golden White Gesso
Prima Embellishments
White Cardstock
Copic Markers
Fiskars Trimmer
Sookwang Double Sided Tape 

I prepared my canvas with white gesso before stamping and let completely dry.  I chose to stencil first. I used molding paste and colored it with acrylic paints then using a putty knife I stenciled the background using Susan's Doodle stencil. 
 Next I stamped images on to the background with blue gelato's and purple acrylic paints.
I stamped my words from the Journal Doodles with a Heart collection onto white cardstock and colored in using my copic pens.


I strung them all together using  a border stamp from the same collection vertically hung.
Using prima's natural bark shapes I colored and glued them in place.

I hope you have enjoyed my banner! Have a wonderful New Year!!


Monday, December 28, 2015

A Reel Snowman

Hello crafty friends, Samantha here today and I would like to share with you a super easy Christmas decoration which is perfect for your tree or mantle.
 I was a complete numb nuts and forgot to take photos during the making process so I hope my directions make things clear for you.
I began with an old wooden cotton reel and gave it a coat of gesso and then painted it pink. I added a turquoise ribbon around the centre. Next I cut a piece of wire and twisted the loop in the middle, which becomes the top and the two ends then go in to the centre hole of the cotton reel and glued in place. The wire also had a couple of coats of gesso and some white acyclic paint along with some glitter for Christmas bling. A cotton wool ball made some fluffy snow. I used a punch to make the snowflakes really easily by punching out of white card and decorating with glitter.
 Finally I stamped the snow person on to white card and coloured using Prismacolour pencils. When cutting him out I didn't go all the way around to leave a tab at the bottom which was used to glue him in place.
Susan's wonderful Snow Way stamp set which is shown below can be found here at Unity Stamp Co.
I do hope you like my snowman and I hope I've inspired you a little. I promise to take photo's next time!!
Wishing you a wonderful day,
Susan K. Weckesser Design Team member

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Sharing My Love This Christmas...

HAPPY, HAPPY HOLIDAYS Everyone!! (Can you Hear Me NOW?.. Grin)  I hope your December 25th was filled with friends, family, food and fun and that today you are enjoying a much deserved break and are able to fit in some play time, crafting time or what-ever-you-like-to-do-BEST time before this year ends.
 Today, I am sharing with you some lovely, lovely christmas tags I created for my second design team project in December using the Susan K. Weckesser stamp set "World of Christmas" from Unity Stamps.

These stamps made it so easy to create some lovely vintage tags just by adding color, and I am using them to attach to bags of Christmas baking going out to random people as part of my journey on the 2015 Christmas Love Campaign.

I encourage you to join me in creating something, anything at all - big or small, to share with anyone just to "Share The Love" this holiday season.

Now, although these tags look complicated they were NOT! And they came together pretty easily using Ranger Distress Inks, a water brush to blend the colors, gel pens to highlight details and Ranger Stickles and Liquid Pearl to accent everything.
 
And I still find it magical how adding a shadow with my Copic markers just makes the images pop right off the page!I do Hope you enjoyed my projects this month and thank you for sharing a bit of my journey this 2015 Holiday Season. Have a delightful and joyful Day...

Scrapbook Lynne Mizera 
for the Susan K. Weckesser Design Team

Products I Used for this Project: 
World of Christmas Tag Stamps by Susan K. Weckesser/Unity Stamp 
Ranger Distress Inks
Ranger Archival Ink - Black
Ranger Stickles and Liquid Pearls
Copic Markers... Warm Grey #7
Craft Ribbon 1/4 inch 

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Faith -Art Banner

Hello Everyone,
Shilpa here,


I've created a Art banner, which can be used as wall hanging. I've used cute Gnomey from Susan's stamp set.



It was fun and quick creation.




I've used canvas banner from DT kit. First, I applied broken china, mustard seed and mermaid lagoon distress paints on the surface. let it dry completely. 
Next, I applied Festive berries distress ink through star stencil, randomly on the surface.
Further for more interest, I stamped text with jet black archival ink.



Gnomey, butterfly and mushrooms are from Susan's what's up Gnomey stamp set. I colored the images with watercolor markers.

here is the final look of my banner..



Hope you liked this cute banner! 

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Wish you and yours Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!



Products used:

Susan Weckesser Stamps








Other products:
Canvas banner
Distress paints- broken china, mustered seed, mermaid lagoon
Distress ink - Festive berries
Watercolor markers
Crafters workshop stencil.
Enamel dots


Monday, December 21, 2015

Easy Family Planner

Hi everyone!!

Here Noe to show you a newest project for Sharing Love theme! 
Yeah! Countdown to Christmas!... My project today is to give one of those friends who are always busy  for a take a coffee ... So I have prepared for her a Family Planner so that she can organize better and have more time for her friends !!



It is a good idea to give away this Christmas, especially shortly begin a new year with new goals and objectives to fulfill!!


And it´svery easy to do !! You only need a notebook and "The happy homestead" Stamps !!
http://www.unitystampco.com/shop/the-happy-homestead/
To make a beatiful backgroud for your notebook don´t forget emboss your paper with the texture you prefer! (in my case: wooden texture).
wooden texture and holographic sentiment embossed
 There is no excuse to make a nice gift for your friends or family, They will appreciate it and you will do a little happier.
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !!
Be happy!!
Noe I.G
 Susan K. Weckesser DT Member

Friday, December 18, 2015

Snowman Christmas Tags

Hello friends. Larissa here today with some fun Christmas tags.
I just love this little snowman from ONE OF A KIND WINTER {CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN}

I stamped the little snowman and sentiment on a few tags. 


I colored them all with my Spectrum Noir markers. Then to finish off the tags I added some twine to the top that matched the colors on the tag. 


These are going to look so cute on my Christmas packages. These are fun and easy tags to create for your gifts.

Hope you enjoyed my post today. I will be back after the New Year with more fun cards. Don't forget to check back until then to see what the amazing design team creates for you.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year friends.

Larissa
Muffins and Lace 

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

She faced the world with a smile :)

Hi everyone!!!

Noe here to show you my newest project! As sure you know this month our theme is "Sharing Some Love" as we kick off the 2015 Christmas Love Campaign, and create something to gift someone. 


I love making cards and leave in them all kinds of positive messages so here is my first project for this month!



To make the background I used my distress inks, applying them  with my Blending Tool ... Then I sprayed water on  "In my circle" stamp and I have lobbied over my color background.



With a die I made a small banner, I put double-sided tape on the back and applied glitter on the front, pressing gently to glue it!



Finally I painted the beautiful girl stamp with my Spectrum Noir markers and contoured the card stamping  "She faced the world with a smile" feeling that I like so much !!!!





I hope you like this card... It´s very easy to make!!

Products used:

http://www.unitystampco.com/shop/in-circle-me/

http://stores.ajillianvancedesign.com/love-ya-whole-bunches-3-x-4-clear-stamp-set-by-susan-k-weckesser-inc/

And REMEMBER: 


Canadian Scrapbooker is one of our sponsors for the Christmas Love Campaign & they are celebrating their 10th Anniversary! They have been a supporter of the Christmas Love Campaign since Susan K. Weckesser started it! So make sure to go check them out!
 
Here is the CONTEST:

We want you to share how you are crafting up love and I would love to see your pictures and cards, projects, edible crafts etc.  Upload your photos using the sidebar link and use hashtag #craftuplove #christmaslovecampaign to your social media.  



You have until December 29th, 2015. The winner will receive a year's subscription to Canadian Scrapbooker, including the special 10th issue. Help us Celebrate a special 10th Anniversary of Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine with this upcoming WINTER 2015/16 Issue. 

Thanks for stopping by!!

Noe IG

 Susan K. Weckesser DT Member

Have a great week!!
Noe I.G
Susan K. Weckesser DT Member
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This month our theme is "Sharing Some LOVE" as we kick off the 2015 Christmas Love Campaign, and create something to gift to someone, even a stranger, to "share the love" and maybe to help make the world a bit of brighter, happier place for someone. - See more at: http://mysweetearth.blogspot.com.es/#sthash.XZON7HGi.dpuf
This month our theme is "Sharing Some LOVE" as we kick off the 2015 Christmas Love Campaign, and create something to gift to someone, even a stranger, to "share the love" and maybe to help make the world a bit of brighter, happier place for someone. - See more at: http://mysweetearth.blogspot.com.es/#sthash.XZON7HGi.dpuf
This month our theme is "Sharing Some LOVE" as we kick off the 2015 Christmas Love Campaign, and create something to gift to someone, even a stranger, to "share the love" and maybe to help make the world a bit of brighter, happier place for someone. - See more at: http://mysweetearth.blogspot.com.es/#sthash.XZON7HGi.dpuf

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Designer Chat with Rhonna Farrer

We have another special guest with us today for our Christmas love Campaign. It is a segment that I like to call ‘Designer Chat’ and I ask a few designers in the arts, crafts, and scrapbooking industry if they could share what Christmas Love Charity means to them. I also ask if they can share some of their awesome talents! 

Today I would like to introduce you to  Rhonna Farrer! Rhonna has been a freind of mine for a few years now ever since I was so blessed as to stumble across her blog one day when she was having a design team call.  I had been a long time admirer of her love of live, her faith, and the beautiful spark that she loves to share with others on a daily basis. Not to mention, I totally love her mantra of "Uplifting and Inspiring" others. How awesome is that!? Her designs are full of joy and are guaranteed to put a bounce into your step. So, without further adu, here is Rhonna Farrer...
I’m honored to be a part of Susan’s #ChristmasLoveCampaign….

because who doesn’t need more love during Christmas? I love using my apps to create cards or tags for friends…it’s super easy to use with the pre-designed cards & then adding their names to it to personalize is even more loving…it makes them feel so special. I love creating the tags in Rhonna Designs app suite & then printing out either at Persnickety Prints, or at home. Either way, when you cut them down into
cute 2x2s or 3x3s, add to a gift or goody..you’re sure to #craftuplove for those friends, family or even strangers! Merry Christmas!

Rhonna Farrer
Rhonna Designs-designs to uplift & inspire
Blog-ideas to uplift & inspire

Thank you so much Rhonna for sharing your fabulous App. 

Monday, December 14, 2015

There's snow people like snow people

Hello crafty friends! 
Sam here with a very sparkly make perfect for your Christmas tree.
Firstly an apology as I got so carried away with this cute little snow person that I totally forgot to take photos until he was finished!
I began with a tin tea light holder as a base and gave it a couple of coats of gesso and then finally a coat of white paint to get a nice finish. I used a pink piece of paper and stamped the snowflake and white embossed for the background. Some Martha Stewart silver glitter was then glued to the edges along with some silver sequin starts and finally a silver pipe cleaner was stuck in place to finish the background.
I stamped the snow person on white card and coloured with Pro Markers adding a little glitter to the stars I then glued him/her in place.
My finishing touches were the text and a pink crystal flower and of course some silver thread to hang with.
I just love the stamp set I used which is shown below and can be found here
How adorable are they and you've got to have snow people at Christmas time right? :)
I hope I've inspired you a little and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas time!
Wishing you a lovely day.
Susan K. Weckesser Design Team Member




Friday, December 11, 2015

Giftbox Matchbox style by Shilpa

Hello Everyone, Shilpa here,
Its season for giving gifts and I made this cute matchbox for the underprivileged girl I know. She likes my creations when there is doll stamp and flowers on it. And I am sure she will like this gift filled with candies most.




I've used Susan's - "Love ya whole bunches" stamp set made by A Jillianvancedesign.com


I've few pictures of making process to share with you...


 I used my Envelope punchboard to make these small match boxes with 6*6 design papers. 
They are very easy to make, I followed the You tube link ...here
I stacked them on and made top cover as a whole box.



Next I stamped the girl image, flowers and sentiment from stamp set with Jet black archival ink. Colored the images with watercolor markers, and adhered the that panel in the top surface of whole box.



When I added flowers and embellishments, this lovely gift box was ready.

"Spread the love" is the theme of this month at Susan K designs... hope you would like to join in too!
Thanks so much for stopping by today.


Stamp set used here:










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