Eyelet Outlet Thursday! Merry Christmas in July!!!

Happy Eyelet Outlet Thursday Everyone!!!

So some of the Ladies on our Design Team have been creating a “Christmas In July” theme on Saturdays and because of my new job and crazy hours I haven’t had the time to make anything extra but I couldn’t resist Christmas any longer so I’m back today with a little Christmas in July of my own.

For my first card I wanted a bright colored candy style. Because of this I was finally able to use one of my favorite sheets of design paper that I have had for quite some time. I found it at a garage sale and was excited to use it.  I folded the dp back and pinned it with one of my red peppermint brads. After placing the brads in the 4 corners I wanted to add a border of strips to draw everything together and what better way to add a quick border than Washi Tape!

 

 

 

For my second card I decided on a grunge look for my stocking so I distressed the heck out of the paper, inked the edges heavily and then decided to add a little sparkle so I hand sewed with some glitter thread my Mom bought for me and added it to the tag. The pack she gave me had multiple colors, so I added the red to match the sock and the gold thread to match the flecks of gold in the enamel dots.

 

 

 

For my third and final card I created something bright and cheery, something that a kid might appreciate. The borders, sentiment and tag are all stickers from a very old set that I believe came from Stampin Up! I used a pop-up square for the tag to give it extra dimension and used the glitter thread again.

 

 

I used my SU! markers to color the matte enamel dots on the circles and then added some extra color to the Green Pearl Bling Strips on the present.

Well I hope you enjoyed todays project and that it’s encouraged you to create something of your own.

 

Products Used:

Eyelet Outlet: Green Multi-Sized Enamel Dots, Green & Red Matte Enamel Dots, Green Pearl Bling Strips, Glitter Green Enamel Dots, Peppermint Candy Brads, Red Stripe Foil Washi Tape.

Tim Holtz: Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Tea Dye, Forest Moss and Fired Brick Distress Inks, Distress Tool

Stampin Up! Holiday Stocking Sizzix Bigz Die, Real Red Ink Pad & Marker, Green Galore, Handsome Hunter & Glorious Green Markers, Elegant Eggplant Card Stock

Bo-Bunny: “Father Christmas” Paper Collection & “A Gift of Love” Paper Collection

Inkadinkado: “Holiday Filigree”

Other Supplies: Glitter Thread, Pop-Up Squares, Glue Runner, Misc Design Paper, Green & White  Card Stock, Red Paper, EK Success Corner Punch

Thanks for stopping by, have a safe and creative day.

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