November 16, 2010

Winter Stocking Garland-DT for Generations Crafting

Do I really have to tell you how much fun these were to decorate or does the picture say it all?? LOL
I want to get another one and get a Christmas garland made.. I still have time..LOL
These are really pretty big in size, 6" wide and 8" tall.. and you dont' have to stay within the lines when you embellish it..LOL 
This is the before picture:
(the set comes with 5, 2 piece stockings that are super easy to decorate and embellish)
I used Bo Bunnies new Midnight Frost papers, I actually ended up using the 6x6 stack, which was pretty cool, being that the prints on the papers are smaller and can be easier visible on the stocking.. BUT!! its not wide enough to cover the whole boot, so I added the heal and toe patches.. Which I would of done anyway..

and then for a few close ups:

 These are really sparkley, but the lighting is so bad in Finland this time of year.  No matter what I tried, I could not get the sparkle on the photos  :(


 The white snow flakes on the purple paper I made using a snow flake stamp, embossing ink, white embossing powder, which I then heat set it with my heat gun.


This is one of the tags I made, it measures 2.5" x 4", I stamped it using a snowflake stamp, embossing ink, white embossing powder and then heat set with my heat gun.. then inked the edges using Tim Holtz distress inks: Broken China and Faded Jeans.





Supplies Used:




Ribbon: light blue, white and white lace

Hand made tags: 4"x 2.5"
Tim Holtz Distress Inks:  Broken China and Faded Jeans

Tim Holtz Embossing ink
Clear and White embossing Powder
Heat gun
Snow flake stamp

Buttons
Black pen for faux stitching
distress tool

Color Box Cat's eye : Brown/rust ink


Cricut Cartridges:

Winter Woodland:
Snowman, mittens and scarf

Christmas/Noel:
Snowflakes

Joys of the Season:
Tree 

Winter Frolic:
Word Art: Winter, Frosty and Warmth & Joy

 Plantin Schoolbook:
Title: DAYS

I'm hopeing I haven't forgotten anything off of the supplies list..
This was so much fun to make and I think you would have so much fun putting one of these together.. I have added links to all the supplies I received from Generations Crafting on the supply list.. just click the item thats highlighted in pink and it will take you straight where you wanna go...LOL
and while you're there, dont' forget to join the monthly contest.. Floren ALWAYS has great give-a-ways..
Thank you all so much for looking and I hope you all have a great and creative week..
Hugs
Nanné




8 comments:

  1. Super cute...love how you decorated and the color combo.

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  2. How cute! I too love the color combo, and your embellishments are beautiful!

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  3. Love it, Nanne! Thanks so much for making it! You did a fantastic job!

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  4. Nanne... this is soooo darling!! Love the way you added the toe and heel to the stocking and your embellies are absolutely adorable!1
    barb :)

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  5. Oh La La...I love these and now I'm inspired to make these cute stockings for both of my daughters. There are adorable and of course you did a great job with all the embellies thanks for sharing this wonderful project with us.

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  6. wow.... these are just FABULOUS! love it. Love those papers too.

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  7. Wow, I´m really impressed of your decorations.
    I love them. Thank you so much for sharing with
    us and for the inspiration!!
    Hugs
    Marion

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