many of us are always looking for clever ways to adorn our holiday table each year. media team mou saha shares a creative way to let your holiday guests know how special they are with these colorful place card holders. with a couple of sizzix dies, stamps, and some ink, you’ll be able to create a set for your own special guests this holiday season…t!m
Hi everyone, Mou Saha (http://collagecollagecollage.blogspot.com/) here today with an idea for place cards for your guests this Thanksgiving or really any occasion for that matter using Tim Holtz dies, stamps, Distress Spray Stains, and some Idea-ology embellishments.
- Surfaces:Ranger Kraft Cardstock, Sticky-Back Canvas- Natural
- Dies: In the Bag, Tattered Leaves, Regal Crest, Ticket Strip
- Stamps: Words for Thoughts, Worn Text
- Embellishments: Tissue Tape Journeyman, Gem Clips, Gumdrops
- Distress Ink: Barn Door, Vintage Photo
- Archival Ink: Jet Black
- Distress Markers: Dried Marigold, Ripe Persimmon, Spiced Marmalade
- Distress Paint: Black Soot
- Distress Spray Stains: Brushed Pewter, Peacock Feathers, Tarnished Brass, Tattered Rose, Wild Honey
- Mediums: Dina Wakley Media Gel Medium
- Adhesive: Ranger Adhesive Strips
- Tools: Waterbrush, Kushgrip Snip Scissors, Mini Ink Blending Tool, Mister, Non-stick Craft Sheet, Vagabond
- Other: pencil, ruler
Die cut paper bags out of kraft cardstock using In The Bag die and Sizzix die cutting system.
Assemble bags and secure with adhesive strips.
Measure 2.75″ x 3.75″ with ruler and mark with pencil on natural sticky-back canvas. Cut out with Kushgrip Snip Scissors.
On the sticky-back canvas pieces, spray Peacock Feathers, Tattered Rose, and Wild Honey Distress Spray Stains in varying proportions.
Mist with water to lighten the colors in some parts. Let dry.
Attach pieces of Journeyman tissue tape near the bottom of each canvas piece. Stamp a sentiment using Archival Jet Black and Words for Thoughts stamp set.
Die cut more kraft cardstock using Regal Crest die and Sizzix die cutting system. Color the leaves using Brushed Pewter and Tarnished Brass Distress Spray Stains.
Attach the leaves to the bags using Gel Medium.
Die cut some ticket shapes using Ticket Strip Decorative Strip die and Sizzix die cutting system. Tear gently to separate the tickets. Spray Wild Honey Distress Spray Stain on non-stick craft sheet and dilute with water. Wipe the tickets across the surface to get color on. Let dry.
Distress the edges of the tickets by brushing on Vintage Photo Distress Ink with mini ink blending tool.
Stamp names on the tickets using Worn Text alphabet stamp set and Barn Door Distress Ink.
Spray Gumdrops with Peacock Feathers and Wild Honey Distress Spray Stains and let dry thoroughly. You could also use Alcohol Inks for this. When dry, attach to the bags as shown with Gel Medium.
Attach the tickets to the bags using Gem clips.
Spray tags with Tattered Rose and Wild Honey Distress Spray Stains and mist lightly with water to let the colors mix and flow. Let dry. Die cut leaves using Tattered Leaves die and Sizzix Die cutting system. Spray leaves with Tarnished Brass Distress Spray Stain.
Splatter some diluted Black Soot Distress Paint to the tags. Add some veins and outlines to the leaves with Dried Marigold, Ripe Persimmon, and Spiced Marmalade Distress Markers. Attach leaves to tags. Write messages on the tags and tuck them inside the bags. Place the bags on plates to use as place cards.
Hope you enjoyed the tutorial. And have fun with Tim’s Alterations dies and Distress Spray Stains!
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