Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 9 Day 1

This weekend’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts are a bit delayed this week, due to various reasons.

Today we are going to focus on those cards for that special someone. This project is from the ‘Fancy Christmas Cards’ class I ran last week.

Reason for the Season Stampin' Up!

This card uses the Reason for the Season Stamp Set and the coordinating Festive Flower Builder Punch.

The completed card is larger than usual as it is A5 (just a sheet of A4 folded in half), but this gives the Poinsettia a lovely base to sit on.

Using the 2-step stamps in the set we created a random background of Poinsettias and a background for the banner from a strip of Gold Metallic Card. This complements the Gold Baker’s Twine perfectly.

We used tone-on-tone stamping in Real Red and Garden Green to create the Poinsettia, before punching out the leaves and petals, folding them along the central vein to create dimension, and then assembling. The accent colour is Crushed Curry and this also coordinates nicely with the gold touches.

Pop back tomorrow when I’ll have the other delayed Crafty Christmas Weekend Workout for you…

Happy crafting

Karen Young - HIPPOFROG Designs

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 8 Day 1

It’s time for this weekend’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts.

Today I’m showing you some Christmas decorations made from the Reason for the Season Stamp Set and matching Festive Flower Builder Punch.

Reason for the Season Stampin' Up!

These flowers are fairly easy to put together once you have stamped and punched the various pieces and folded each petal and leaf in half to add dimension.

Each layer is then attached to a 1″ circle and they are then put together to create the 3D poinsettia using Multipurpose Adhesive.

Reason for the Season Stampin' Up!

I’ve created a whole load of these and will be attaching a ribbon to each one to hang in our window as part of our Christmas decorations this year.

Happy crafting

Karen Young - HIPPOFROG Designs

To order any of the supplies used, click on the images below to go to my online store. Remember to use the Hostess Code if you are placing an order.

You can also join my team here.