Once I learned how to do the Chalk Art
technique I thought how pretty it might be on a card. Well, 3:15am I woke up with this card all mapped out. Getting inspiration is great however in the middle of the night it can be hard to go back to sleep. All I want to do his head into my craft room and build. The Writing Desk die is a great Christmas card in the making.
The torn edges edge die works in harmony with the writing desk die. I used "both" edges.
I have the old Christmas stamp which is perfect for the this technique and die.
I created this eroded metal on the jar using black soot and antique bronze. I cut mini holly and inked with distress paint pine needles. After I painted pewter for the pen nib I added a little dab of black soot. Then everything is coated in clear rock candy paint. CRACKLE!!!
A simple piece of cream and stamped with a sentiment from Old Fashion Christmas.
Two pieces of 12x12 gives me 6, 4x6 cards.
Seventeen cards down...too many more to go. I hope you like my writing desk card using the chalk art technique. I love how these early morning cards worked out!
Did you miss in the Victorian Carolers? Click HERE to see them. More Christmas cards coming. Maybe they will inspire you:)
I am so excited to share this Tutorial with you!
This is a tutorial on how to "draw" an image to scale! How to take a small image and make it life size using a grid pattern. I'm sure if you are on Pinterest like I am you've seen The Grinch stealing Christmas lights. I looked for a tutorial on how to make my own but I couldn't find one. Not to say someone hasn't created a tutorial. So, I decided to create my own. With the help of my husband who created the Grid pattern for me to make these characters come to life. Much like he did for my daughter's Union Jack Headboard.
Keep in mind, this is NOT A COPY of The Grinch. Before you consider purchasing the class...you will have to DRAW him yourself. In this class you'll be shown how to grid a print out and grid your plywood so you can "DRAW BY NUMBER" if you will. Even if you can't draw... you can draw the lines in each grid connecting them to the next grid. I can draw but not s…
I stamped the Woodland Winter Santa designed by yours truly onto watercolor paper and used my Scribble sticks to add a little color.
I cut a piece of clear packaging and ran it through my little Xyron Disposable Sticker Makerto create a cover for my Santa. Perfection!
While my Thanksgiving may be over it is coming soon south of the border.
Xyronis getting ready for holiday season and what better way then with the Pumpkin Parts die cut. This easy card is layered with paper and ink to create a festive pumpkin card. The team will be sharing their fall inspired projects all week so be sure to pop by for lots of inspiration.
The Create a Sticker is great for all the smaller pieces to layer and quickly put together. For a quick background stamp the craft sheet with Distress Oxides, spray and drag.
I cut Thanksgiving from the Sentiment Words Thinlit and attached with the Sticker Maker.Fall Foliage has this little hay die cut that I added to the bottom of the pumpkin attached the Xyron Mega Runner.
I clipped a couple of the Twisted pieces for a little green for the top of the pumpkin.
Don't miss any of the inspiration with the rest of the Xyron Team.