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Hi, I'm Pam and thank you for visiting my blog. I have been making cards for over 10 years and am an independent demonstrator for Creative Expressions. I am lucky enough to teach on cruise ships and also get the chance to demo at The Big Stamping and Scrapbooking Show at Alexander Palace. I run workshops for a local craft shop and if anyone would like details of the them please e-mail me at stephen.smith870@ntlworld.com I love to scrapbook but my all time favourite thing is to get messy with ink!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

A Christmas Door Hanger

Good Morning all and a Very Happy Tuesday.

I thought I'd share a project for Christmas to decorate a door with.  All of the products used are from Creative Expressions except for the chipboard hanger.

So let's get started.....

Cover a chipboard hanger with Couture Creations Vintage Christmas Paper.
Cut out the sentiment from a piece of the same paper.
Matt and layer the sentiment onto coordinating paper.

Apply Flake and Glitter Glue to the small Holly Spray Stamp from the A5 Christmas Post Stamp Set.  Stamp randomly onto the door hanger then apply Cosmic Shimmer Mulled Wine Gilding Flakes.
Paint around the edges of the hanger with Black Soot Distress Paint.

Colour a piece of Coconut White Card with Evergreen Bough and Frayed Burlap Distress Inks.  Stamp the Robin from the Christmas Post Set with Black Archival Ink onto the coloured card. 
Heat emboss with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Powder.
Lift some of the colour from the image with a wet paintbrush to give highlights.
Cut out with Spellbinders Standard Circles Small Dies.
Draw around the outer edge of the die on black card and cut out.
Cut out the next largest die using Coconut White Card with Double Sided Adhesive on it.
Apply Mulled Wine Gilding Flakes.  Matt and layer attaching the top layer with 3d foam pads.
Apply Evergreen Bough Distress Ink over the top of the sentiment.  Cover with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder then heat emboss.
Cut a piece of Coconut White card and, using the double sided adhesive, apply Gilding Flakes as before.
Cut a piece of black card then matt and layer the sentiment adding the top layer with 3d foam pads.

Attach the Robin and the Sentiment to the hanger with 3d foam pads.

And there's the finished project!

I do wish I could pass the real thing around for you all to look at....the photo really doesn't do it justice!  The colour of the background paper looks much lighter in the photo than it does on the actual project and the colours go together so well.

Anyway, hope you like it!  Well, that's it for this week.  Many thanks for stopping by and leaving comments.  I'll be back next week with another project for Christmas so until then, have a happy, crafty week!


Angela Radford said...

These are lovely Pam and a great idea for gift.
Happy crafting, Angela x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Pam this is a fantastic project. I know what you mean about photos not doing your makes justice. Hugs Jackie

Christine B. said...

Hi lovely project. Sorry not been around, my first post yesterday since September. Love and hugs x CHrisB