Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Wrap it up, guest designer, with video

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This is the first and  the theme is: wrap it up, showcasing Tim Holtz Products.
I made two projects: a giftbag and gift tags.For the giftbag I use a box or a stack of cd cases or even en reem of paper.
I like to use wrapping paper, but designer paper will work, as long as it's bendable and won't break.50dollar_voucher_600px







I stamped the image with Staz-on black ink as the paper is a bit smooth, and this way I'm sure it won't smear. Set it aside to dry whilst I make my matching tags.
Well I should say somewhat matching, because I made a proper night sky with a full moon.
I applied Distress oxides: black soot, chippped sapphire and blueprint sketch.
Applied the moon on the tag the same way.
The Santa Sleigh is very long, so I decided to divide the scene into three tags, all different, but matching. I thought it would be cool for one person to get all three tags on their gifts.
After all the inks were dry I first cut the paper into three pieces, then cut the angles on a slant and pierced the tag hole in it.Simon Says StampMaterials used:




First I must say what an honour it is to be the Wednseday Challenge Guest designer  for Simon 
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Wednesday Challenges.

As always if you play along and link up your creations, you might win a $50 gift card to the Simon Says Stamp Store.


Wahtever fits your  needs. So excuse my mash in a bag, it;s not a culinary highlight I know, but sometimes comes in handy.
I basically wrap paper around the box and tape it shut on three sides, burnish the folds on the corners, I tend to use tape runner and or double sided tape, glue gun even.

To personalize my bag I stamped the Tim Holtz stamp Santa Sleigh (K6-2435) from Stampendous and applied  a full moon.
To make the moon I've used Stazon cotton white and although I reinked it was very dry, but perfect for the look of the moon surface. I've used a mini ink blending tool to "stamp" my moon by dipping the foam on the inkpad.


I thought the giftbag was a little too big to inkblend the whole front.

Then I splattered with water and Distress spray stain Brushed pewter and Dylusions white linen

At this time  it's still one half sheet of thick white card, I will cut it into tags after it's complete.

Instead of names, find the matching tags? ..maybe not..

There are dies that do this, but I don't have them this big ;-).
For more information, more examples and or to play along the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, see this.



Tim Holtz stamp

Staz on black:

Stazon White:

Mini inkblending tool:

Oixdes:

Blueprint Sketch:

Black soot


Dylusions White Linen spray:


Tim Holtz guillotine cutter:




Lawn Fawn Yeti:









7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous tags and gift bag Maaile :-) I love the santa and reindeer silhouettes and the snowy night skies, absolutely fabulous!! :-)

    Its awesome to have you with us this month! :-)
    Hope you have a great week
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Welcome, Maaike - so pleased to have you with us this month! You're off to a great start with your projects today - especially love your sleigh against a night sky!

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  3. Hi again Maaike, I popped back again to watch your fabulous video, I didn't have so much time yesterday ;-) I love how you made the gift bag, that is a great tip to wrap up a box for the shape!! and I love how you spritzed and splattered the sky on the tags, beautifully done ;-)
    I also loved hearing your voice, you have such a gorgeous accent, you remind me so much of my family living in Holland 😁

    Hope you have a great day!
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. Well I'm so please I watched the video. Brilliant, I've never seen a bag made like this and think it's remarkable that it seems so easy and easy to remember too , normally when I watch a video I've all ways got to save it and look back on how it was done. Not with your tutorial, I will of course save the video (If I find it on you tube, as can't save it direct) but as I said will remember it lol. Also the tags, WOW they were really impressive. Thankyou so much for sharing your time and expertise with us all. Xxx

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  5. Beautiful bag and tags, Maaike! I love the colors ans stamped images which remind me of Christmas Eve. Huge welcome to this month's GD as well. So glad to see your awesome projects.
    Hugs

    Marge5

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  6. Sweet tags and gift bag!! Love Santa's sleigh as a silhouette against that gorgeous deep blue background!

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  7. What a cool way to make a bag. And the tags, for that matter. I love that it's totally DIY, no reliance on dies. Both are lovely. I really like the silhouette against the beautifully ink blended background.

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