DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #209-Candy Cane Christmas

#209

Hi Stampers,

We have a Home Sweet Home challenge this week!! Don't those gingerbread cookies look good enough to eat? YUM!!!! I tried to recreate the pic with cookies on a platter. I embellished them with pearls.

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Recipe:

Stamp Set: Candy Cane Christmas, Flurry of Wishes, Seasonal Bells

Ink: White embossing powder

Paper: Whisper White, Soft Suede, Candy Cane DSP and Real Red

Accessories: Paper Trimmer, circle framelits, Big Shot, embossing buddy, heat gun, VersaMark, white doilies, dimensionals, SNAIL, pearls, bell punch, snowflake punch

 

 

 

 


The Fox and the Hedgehog

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A couple of months ago I was in Bath and Body Works (one of my FAV stores). I saw these shea infused lounge socks which I thought were just adorable. I only bought the hedgehog and fox with the intention of going back and buying the owl pair. Well, when I went back they were completely sold out-- in stores and online. At least I got the two pair, right? Aren't they cute? My upline, Dawn Olchefske, loves hedgehogs so I sent her this pair because she recently underwent knee replacement surgery.

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I used the retired pillow box framelit with the cardstock folded in half to make them longer.

The Fox:

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The Hedgehog:

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These would make great Christmas gifts!!!

 

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Paisleys and Posies Christmas

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Don't you just love the Paisleys and Posies set? I know I do. It made some great fall cards. Well, it also makes great Christmas cards too!! Take a look:

 

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I paired it up with the Ronald McDonald set called My Hero for the sentiment.

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This would be a great set to make your own dsp or one sheet wonder cards!!!

Recipe:

Stamp Set: Paisleys and Posies, My Hero

Ink: Emerald Envy, Real Red, Mint Macaron

Paper: Emerald Envy, Real Red, Whisper White, Mint Macaron

Accessories: Paper trimmer, 2-1/2 circle punch, 1-3/4 circle punch, dimensionals, acrylic blocks, SNAIL

 

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Flurry of Wishes

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We got our first snowfall yesterday!!!! It was so pretty!! Large snowflakes -- big and fluffy!!!! We made this card at my Christmas Stamp A Stack a while ago. Perfect match for our weather!!!

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Recipe

Stamp Set: Flurry of Wishes

Ink: Rich Razzleberry, white embossing powder

Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum, Whisper White

Accessories: Paper Trimmer, 2-1/2 circle punch, dimensionals, snowflake punch, heat gun, embossing buddy, VersaMark, SNAIL, rhinestones

 

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DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #208-Cookie Cutter Christmas

Hi Stampers,

Another SUPER busy week for me. I am sorry I am not posting as much as I would like but between my J-O-B (although I absolutely love my job), Thanksgiving and life, my crafting time has been cut way back. I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday. I know I did. Anytime you can get together with family is the BEST!!! and add in food and desserts---yes please!!! This week I did take time to decorate for the holidays. I just love turning on the tree lights, lighting a few candles and just take it all in. There is just something so cozy about this.

Ok....enough about me---now on to this week's challenge.

 

#208

 Great Christmas colors, don't you think? TIP: I found that if you use glue dots behind the gingerbread head and feet they adhere better than using SNAIL.

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 OOPS-You can see my smudge of Cherry Cobbler. Oh well, it happens!!!

I just love gingerbread men, ok and ladies too!!!

Recipe:

Stamp Set: Cookie Cutter Christmas

Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede

Paper: Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Warmth and Cheer DSP Stack

Accessories: Paper trimmer, glue dots, SNAIL, Cookie Cutter punch, dimensionals