Sunday, November 9, 2014

OCC Holiday Card Workshop 2014 Day 1, 3 & 5

Hello everyone,
It's sad that the class is now over.  I am now playing catch up from the class as I had the most crazy week ever and wasn't able to post daily so here they are.

Day 1:  Duplicating Cards.

I was inspired by Kristina's card and the ease of making a lot of these.  You just form an assembly line type process and do each step to all cards before moving on to the next.  This one could be done with so many different papers and colour combo's and sky's the limit.
Fist I heat embossed the sentiment with Hero Art white embossing powder and then used the Falling Snow stencil and white embossing paste to do the snow.  I used a little die cut heart from red card stock and covered it with Christmas stickles.  Then I used the red twine to finish off the bottom of the card.


Falling Snow stencil - SSS
Kraft Cardstock - Michaels - Recollections
American Craft red twine - Michaels
Sentiment - November SSS SSCK 2014

Day 3:  Watercolour Cards

I used Peacock Feathers distress ink and Canson watercolour paper to create the background.  I then cut it out with the MFT Stitched rectangle stax dies.  I then cut out the Merry Christmas from SSS and then put it up on a 2.75 x 4.25 card.  I just cut an A2 size card in half and that gives me two smaller cards to use.  I find I have a better time designing cards that are smaller.


Cardstock - Recollections - Michaels
Distress ink - SSS
Die Cut Sentiment - SSS
Marshmallow Sequins - Pretty Pink Posh

Day 5: Gift Tags
Inspired by Debby's card and for this one I don't think I would mass produce it but I love the idea for a few that you know would appreciate the time put into it.  I used Colour shine to splatter on the background and Hero Art Fresh Peach ink for the sentiment.  Paper Smooches snowflakes dies and glued them around the tag.  I then used Pretty Pink Posh sequins to finish the card.  


Cardstock - Recollections / Michaels
Snowflakes Dies - Paper Smooches
Heidi Swapp Colourshine in the Coral - Micheals
Marshmellow sequins - Pretty Pink Posh 
Tag - My Favorite Things - Stitched tags - SSS
Sentiment - Holiday Hellos - SSS