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Design Team Blog July 29th - August 4th

Welcome to this week's Design Team blog !!
July has just slipped away form us.  Hope you are all making the best your summer!!
The design team and I would like to say how much we have appreciated everyone who has joined us in our challenges.  We have decided to take a break from our challenges for the summer months and will start back up in September.

We will still be posting projects here and on the fan page every week,
so we encourage you all to keep stopping by and leaving us some love.
We also want you to continue to post your LSHD projects on the fan page!!
We love to see what all of you create!!
Thanks for being such great fans!! .

Here are the beautiful projects created by our Design Team for this week's blog.


Jeana


Shelly


Abigail

Carmen
 Dana
 Deb

Doris

Leslie

Michelle
 Mindy

 Stephanie
 Trisha
Thanks for stopping by this week!

Build a Christmas Card Week ~ Saturday

Welcome to our final day of Build a Christmas Card Week! Today's cards were created by Deb and Stephanie Deb's Card  To create Deb's Card... File Used: Candy Cane Penguin File
 Cut Bazzill white cardstock 11.0" x 5.0". Score at 2.5” and 8.0”

Fold card on score lines. This creates the gate fold card.

The layered paper on the card is from Echo Park…This & That Collection.

I cut 2 pieces 5.25” x 2.5” and added them to each side of the card.

I used Bazzill Bling Regal for the strip in the center on each side and Bazzill Bling Bank Roll for the holly border…The border was created using a Martha Stewart punch.

I added a piece of white seam binding around the card and tied a bow.

The sentiment was created using Bazzill Bling Regal and Bank Roll card stock. The font is called Calligraphy.

Thanks for looking! ~ Deb lshd dt Stephanie's Card To create Stephanie's Card... Files used: Dear Santa I was framed & Naughty or Nice Santa
Papers: AC Cardstock, Coredin…

Build a Christmas Card Week...Friday

Hip Hop Hooray, it's Friday!!! Today's awesome Christmas cards were created by Trisha and Dana. Trisha's Card To make Trisha's card... AC Cardstock – white, moss, crimson, caramel, chocolate, dandelion, bubblegum Colormates – light desert dune, black
Paper Studio – Elf Paper & Ribbon
Green Jewels & Close to My Heart - Share the Magic Stamp

Cover of Card
• Cut out and assemble the Elf on a Shelf paper piece
• Take white cardstock – cut 6” x 12” and fold in half to create a 6”x6” card
• Cut a 5 ½” x 5 ½” piece of moss cardstock (wait to secure to white cardstock)
• Cut 5” x 5” piece of elf paper and secure to moss cardstock
• Cut 3 – 4 ½” x 1 ½” strips of crimson cardstock. Space evenly and secure to elf paper
• Cut a 6” piece of elf ribbon and secure to the middle of the current layers on the card
• Secure your multiple layers of moss, elf, crimson cardstock to the white cardstock
• Place the Elf on a Shelf piece onto your card and secure (to add dimension, use 3D foam s…

Build a Christmas Card Week~Thursday

Today's cards were created by Shelly and Tricia

Shelly's Card
Christmas Bears pattern set from LSHD.
Martha Stweart Punch Around the Page in Vintage Doily (for inside).
Printed Cardstock…K & Company Elizabeth Brownd “Visions of Christmas”
Glitter Cardstock…Core’dinations “White Gloves”
Solid Color Cardstock…all Core’dinations from JoAnn’s…I used red, green, black, white, tan and light tan shades.
Powder chalk for cheeks.
Color Box Chalks for edging the papers.
White gel pen for eyes and cheek dots.

I resized the pattern to 125% in SCAL. I made a second bottom present piece and welded it end to end with the original piece. This piece was scored in the middle to make the fold in the “card.” The “present” pieces, top and bottom, were cut from red cardstock and then layered with the printed cardstock. I used the stars pictured on the present in the pattern to decorate the ribbon. I used the MS punch to edge around white paper (3.25x5.00) and placed it on the inside of the …

Build A Christmas Card Week~Wednesday

Today we would like to feature Abigail's cand and Michelle's Card


Abigail's Card Here is my card:

File used: Twas the Night Before Christmas
Paper: The Paper Studio - Old World Christmas
Recollections cardstock

Instructions:
Cut one piece of craft cardstock at 5.5"x8.5". Using an craft knife or paper trimmer, cut your cardstock at 2" in from top to bottom and 2" in from the left side. Score the left side of the cardstock at 4.25" from the left side to the middle cut. Score the right side of the card at 1", 3.25", 4.75", and 7" from the right side of the card to the middle cut. Score all of the folds and ink the entire card with dark brown ink.

Cut one piece of patterned paper at 4"x5.25" and cut a 3"x3.25" piece out of the corner to create an L-shape. Cut a second piece of patterned paper at 1.25"x3.5" and a third piece at 1.5"x3.5". Ink each piece of patterned paper…

Build a Christmas Card Week~Tuesday

Today's Christmas cards are brought to you by Carmen and Doris

Carmen's Card



Good morning! Sharing my Christmas in July card with you today.
Supplies:
A Country Christmas Pattern Set (Sleigh)
AC Cardstock
Kraft Cardstock
Various Scraps of Christmas Pattern Paper
Various Scraps of Ribbon for Bows
Ranger Perfect Pearls
Created sleigh shape card in SCAL3 using the Sleigh from A Country Christmas Pattern set. In SCAL3, I assembled the sleigh then added a shadow layer to get the base. Using that shadow layer, I duplicated, then flipped, then welded it to the other one to get the fold. Cut that in Kraft Cardstock to use for the base. Assemble all other layers on top and add embellishments.And Doris' Card

Build a Christmas Card Week~Monday

Hi, Welcome to our week long Build a Christmas Card.
We as a Design team decided to share cards with you all this week to help inspire you to create your own Christmas Cards this year.



 Today we would like to share
Jeana's Card, Mindy's Card, and Leslie's Card.

Jeana's Card
Mistletoe Pattern
CTMH Holiday Joy Stamp Set
October Afternoon Holiday Style-Toyland
October Afternoon Holiday Style-Holly Jolly
Coredinations Foundations-Holly Leaf
Red Vellum
Gold Glitter Paper
Gold embossing powder
Spangle Mix Sequins

To make this card I cut the striped OA Toyland Paper to 8 1/2 by 5 1/2, score at 4 1/4.
Cut the OA Holly Jolly Red & White paper to 3/4 inch & adhere that to the far right edge of the card.
I glued the sequins randomly down the seam of the two OA papers. I used Elmer's Precision Embellishment glue for this.
Next I stamped Happy Holidays & embossed that with a gold embossing powder. I keep my embossing powders in a plastic bowl so I do not know what bra…

Design Team Blog July 22nd - 28th

Welcome to this week's Design Team blog !!
Hope everyone is managing to stay cool in this heat wave!!
The design team and I would like to say how much we have appreciated everyone who has joined us in our challenges.  We have decided to take a break from our challenges for the summer months and will start back up in September.

We will still be posting projects here and on the fan page every week,
so we encourage you all to keep stopping by and leaving us some love.
We also want you to continue to post your LSHD projects on the fan page!!
We love to see what all of you create!!
Thanks for being such great fans!! .

Here are the amazing projects created by our Design Team for this week's blog.


Jeana


Shelly


Trisha


Stephanie


Mindy


Michelle


Leslie


Doris


Deb


Dana

Carmen


Abigail




 Thanks for looking and have a great week!!















Design Team Blog July 15th - 21st

Welcome to this week's Design Team blog !!
Hope you are all having a wonderful summer and getting lots of your summer memories scrapped!
The design team and I would like to say how much we have appreciated everyone who has joined us in our challenges.  We have decided to take a break from our challenges for the summer months and will start back up in September.

We will still be posting projects here and on the fan page every week,
so we encourage you all to keep stopping by and leaving us some love.
We also want you to continue to post your LSHD projects on the fan page!!
We love to see what all of you create!!
Thanks for being such great fans!! .

Here are the amazing projects created by our Design Team for this week's blog.


Jeana


Shelly


Abigail
 Dana
 Deb

Doris

 Leslie
 Michelle
 Mindy
 Stephanie
 Trisha
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