ICS Blog Hop: Hang Your Stocking Bundle

 


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This month the Inspire, Create, & Share Blog Hop is all about white-on-white projects. I love tone-on-tone projects, and white-on-white is my favorite. I also enjoy using different products together, and I used several to create today’s card.

 

Here’s what I made:

My card has three stockings hanging from a mantle covered in pine boughs and pinecones. The sentiment is subtle: each stocking has the word Merry.


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While the details are visible in person, it’s hard to make them show up in a photo. Here’s a darkened photo to help.

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Here’s how I did it:

The card base is Thick Whisper White card stock. Everything else is the regular Whisper White card stock (CS.)

I used the Christmas Stocking Thinlits to cut the three stockings: back, front, and topper. For the toppers, I first heat embossed the word Merry in white onto CS, then cut them with the die. I glued the pieces together.

The word Merry is from this  stamp in the Hang Your Stocking stamp set:

Here’s a close up of the heat embossed words:

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I cut a 1/4″ x 5″ strip of CS for the mantle top, and a 1/2″ x 4-3/4″ strip of CS for the mantle base. I used Paper Snips to cut an angle at each end of the base. I glued the two pieces together.

I used the Pretty Pines Thinlits to cut the pine boughs and the pinecone backs and fronts.

I ran a 5-1/4″ x 4″ piece of CS through the Big Shot with the Brick Wall embossing folder, and glued it to the card base.

I attached the mantle to the brick wall with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I attached the stockings to the brick wall with Stampin’ Dimensionals, and to the mantle with glue.

I attached the pine boughs with glue, then attached the pinecones with Fast Fuse.

 

 

Click on this image to see the next blog on the hop, Darla Roberts of Stampin’ With Darla!

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Here’s what I used:

 

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