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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 brand it was, sorry
I sized the mistletoe so that it would be 3 inches when put together.
I think that's all. I hope you enjoy our Christmas Cards this week!
~Jeana~


Leslie's Card

This is my Christmas in July post for Little Scraps of Heaven Designs. It is using the Baking Gingers cut files from LSHD.

Requirements
Cutting Machine (Sizzix, Cricut, Pazzles, Boss Kut, etc) with Software
OR Vector Viewing/Editing Software, a Printer, and Scissors
Desktop Publishing Software

Featured Product
All the cut files referenced in this post are from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs I am using their Baking Gingers cut files.

Other Products Used
Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced Craft Glue
White Cardstock
Red Cardstock
Brown Cardstock
Black Cardstock
Yellow Cardstock
October Afternoon Scrapbooking paper-Hula Hoop
Chalks
Christmas sequins
Gold beads
White ribbon
Christmas ribbon
Mini buttons
Red Stickles
Snow-Tex Glittering Snow
White glitter

How To Do Paper Piecing Without a Cutting Machine

Use the Baking Ginger Cutting file from the Little Scraps of Heaven
Print on the ginger.jpg file on cardstock
Cut all the patterns
Trace, with a pencil, on to the back of the cardstock for each pattern on to the color of you desire
Cut all the pieces
Add a little shadow to the patterns using a stamp pad to darken
Glue all the pieces together using the picture as a guide
Add the Snow-Tex Glittering Snow to all the white pieces
Add red stickles to the nose
Glue all the other accents to the Ginger cookie

Accenting Tip
When applying accents like Enamel or Glitter remember they need time to dry. If possible do them ahead of time on pieces that can be done separate and let them dry before apply to the final product, or if you need or want to apply directly to the project itself wait until everything else is done and do them last. Then allow time to dry before you handling the project. This will help avoid accidental touching the wet accents while working on the project.

How To Make The Card
Cut a 5 ½" by 8 ½" piece of black cardstock
Fold it in half
Cut a 4" by 5 ¼" piece of red cardstock
Cut two 5 ¼" by 1" pieces of the pattern paper
Glue the pattern paper to the red piece first
Add the white Christmas ribbon to the side of the card using tape in the back to hold it
Glue this piece to black card
Glue the Ginger boy to the card
You are done

I hope you will enjoy making this project. As always I hope you will make your own embellishments and unique tweaks to make it your own. If you have any questions feel free to post them in the comments.

Have a great day!
- Leslie
 
Mindy's Card
 Christmas in July card!
Card Recipe:
Pugs File
Stocking from Christmas Borders
Holiday Greetings stamp from Papertrey Ink

Cut Vanilla cardstock 7" x 10" and folded in half to make a 5" x 7" base.
Layered Cardstock/Patterned paper sizes:
Green 4 3/4" x 6 3/4"
Red cardstock - 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Patterned paper from Echo Park - 4 1/4" x 6 1/4"

Sentiment
Vanilla Cardstock - 1 3/4" x 2 1/2"
Green Cardstock - 2" x 3"
Hope you like it! ~Mindy lshd dt
 

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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
Thanks for stopping by this week's blog! Be sure to join us on Facebook to see all the Design Teams creations and the new patterns for this week!

Happy Birthday Tricia!!!!

Aloha and Happy Saturday!!! Today, we the DT members of Little Scraps of Heaven Designs are celebrating Tricia's birthday. She is the owner of Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, and our team leader. We wanted to help her celebrate her birthday by creating these birthday cards for her, using cut files from LSHD.... here's what we came up with....

By Amanda


By Bonita

By Barbara

By Jeana

By Doris

By Kara

By Marcia

By Sarah

By Jen
Thank You all for stopping in!! We wish you a very blessed HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TRICIA!!! We are all so very blessed to be a part of your team.

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs DT CALL

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs is searching for some new members to join our team.
If you LOVE our designs and would LOVE working with an amazing group of woman, PLEASE send your submission in to
lshdesignsmail@aol.com with DT submission in the subject line.
Submission needs to include:
Your name, a brief bio of yourself, where you are from, 3 projects using LSHD products (freebies can be used for these), and a small paragraph why you would like to join our team. As a design team member you will be required to
1. Create ONE project a week. However, DT members are rewarded with extra files when they meet a maximum number of projects a month.
2. You MUST comment on the fanpage when you see new posts.
3. You MUST visit the LSHD group page daily.
3. You will need to advertise new files on your blog and or fb page.
4. You will need to have a fb page.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member. Good luck to each one who applies.
Tricia