9/19/08

Mr Twigster Christmas



A chain of events to get this card....I cased this criss cross card,  which I saw on Patty Bennett's blog who saw this on Marie's blog.  I am sure they will be popping up all over the place!  Patty is right,  I was able to make a dozen of these in under 1 hour- You NEED the pennant die and a good stash of paper that coordinates. 

I cut the paper 5.5 x 5.5 and ran it through the Bigshot lined up with the small pennant.  I trimmed it slightly after cutting it with the big shot.  This way I got a Pennant and a scallop circle with each piece cut.  I glued the folded perfs to the single 1/4 sheet of real red card stock (4.25x5.5).  Those little folds created the pocket.  Mr. Twigster is adhered to a 1.5 inch circle punch (sorry, non SU) and then adhere to the scallop.  I used the other scallop folded to create the pull for the inside piece.  I used the water brush and a little baja blue ink from the lid of the pad to make sky behind Mr. Twigsters head.

Recipe:
Stamps:  Mr. Twigster, Heard from the heart
Paper: Ski slope DSP, real red, baja blue, white
Ink: real red, black, baja blue
Accessories:  SU pennant die for the big shot, 1-1/4 and 1-1/2 inch circle punches, slot punch and real red ribbon, water brush, markers for coloring


5 comments:

Tammy said...

So Cute!!!

Shelby said...

I am new to your blog and can I just say, WOW! I love your work.

Marge said...

Very cute card & awesome new fold. May have to try this one!!! TFS!!!

Julie said...

I found your blog about a month ago and I just love your style. You have the most beautiful cards. I'm so glad you post them to share with us:)

Marie said...

This is too funny! I love chains of events. I love what you did with the card, especially the tab. What a great idea to use the ribbon and the flower. I'm glad I found your blog. I'll be stayin' awhile to check it out. LOL - Marie

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