Tuesday, January 6, 2015

SHOPPING OUR STASH #183 - Happy NEW Year!


Happy New Year crafty peeps! Ready for a new year of fun challenges? Of course you are! For this week's challenge at SHOPPING OUR STASH we want you to use something NEW! (Or, at least, new to you! ☺) Here's what I made:


 and the inside:

My 'new to me' items are the fir tree stamps by Rubber Dance stamps. I purchased this set recently, but haven't until now inked them up. It was time. ☺ This card was fun to make. I used four of the fir stamps and two sizes of pine cones, a few different green inks and was done. Well, almost. It still needed something, so I went over all the needles and pine cones with diamond Stickles.

Ooooh! Shiny!!

So, did you get any new crafty schtuff for Chistmas? Have a stamp set that hasn't been opened yet? It's time to use them! Be sure to link up at Shopping Our Stash - we want to see it! Please also check out what my teammates created while there and leave them some bloggy love! Have a wonderful day!

Chris

Supplies
Stamps: Rubber Dance - Pine Fir Yew; Lawn Fawn - Home Sweet Home; Hero Arts - Everyday Sayings
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa, Bamboo Leaves; Ranger DI - Evergreen Bough, Iced Spruce; Walnut Stain
CS: Darice
Accessories: Ranger diamond Stickles
Adhesive: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent 



10 comments:

  1. Lovely! Great colors, and I can't believe you covered the needles with Stickles. Such patience!!!

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  2. ooooooooooh!!! now THAT is one cool set and you've used it TO PERFECTION!!! plus the stickles sooooo totally ROCK! <3

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  3. Glittery, glitzy and glam! Loving all the G-words you used to make this card!

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  4. Ohhhhhhhhhhh I love that stamp set!!! The pine boughs are fab! And I love the glittery awesomeness of the stickles!

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  5. Fabulous job, love the stickles on the needles. great use of the new to you set..

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  6. Beautiful work, as always! I love the stamps! You inspire me to try to do more glittery stuff in 2015!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  7. Very pretty! Nice decision to add the Stickles. (Too nitpicky for me, I think!) Maybe you should come and join us at Naughty or Nice this month... ;)

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  8. STICKLES! The perfect perfect touch for that icy shimmer! I love it :)

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  9. Love the natural, organic feel to this, Chris... and the Stickles? Fabulous!

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  10. How wonderful to see you use the Pines Fir Yew set of stamps you ordered from me! They're pretty cool, aren't they? ;-) Love your card, and the Stickles add the perfect icing on the cake.
    XOX

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