Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Spellbinders™ Surprise Party

SPELLBINDERS™ SURPRISE PARTY!!

January 7- 13, 2010

Commenting on this post is welcome but does NOT enter you into the contest. This contest is sponsored by Spellbinders™ Paper Arts. Directions on how to enter are in the Blog Post and Official Rules at http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/spellbinders-suprise-party/. If you have any questions, please e-mail ContestQuestions@Spellbinders.us

Welcome to the first day of the Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!!

Spellbinders™ Paper Arts is hosting Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! We will introduce 25 new Die Templates and 2 Impressabilities™ templates! These sneak peeks are part of the collection that will be released at the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show on January 24, 2010. We want to invite YOU, our greatest fans, to join the party from January 7-14, 2010! See the newest Spellbinders™ products, visit our Designers’ Blogs, and win fabulous Spellbinders™ prizes!

Today you have the opportunity to win a Spellbinders™ prize package (including all three Spellbinders™ Die Templates revealed today) through the contest entry email address listed below. Be sure to visit the other Designers’ Blogs participating today, and enter from those blogs for additional chances to win! You may enter once from each Blog! Each Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! blog post is open to contest entries for 48 hours. You have until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time January 8th, 2010 to enter this contest through my blog. Be sure to read the rules at http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/spellbinders-suprise-party/ before entering so that your entry will be valid!

To see previous Spellbinders ™ Surprise Party!! posts or to go to any of the future blog posts, feel free to visit the following:


January 7
Debbie Olson
Julie Overby
Lesa Rapp

January 8
Becca Feeken
Janine Blackwelder
Debbie Seyer

January 9
Heidi Blankenship
Karen Taylor
Cathy Chlebana/Beth Pingry

January 10
Linda Duke
Jennifer Davis
Terre Fry

January 11
Keri Lee Sereika
Kazan Clark
Mary Pfaff

January 12
Karen Hunsaker
Christy Farneth Kerr
Holly Simoni

January 13
Sherry Cheever
Kimberly Crawford
Sharon Johnson

After the entry deadline is reached, Spellbinders™ Paper Arts will randomly pick one winner from each Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! blog event as stated in the rules at http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/spellbinders-suprise-party/. Winner will be contacted by email within 24 hours of the contest deadline. The winner will have 72 hours to reply to that email to claim prize. If Winner fails to respond within 72 hours, a new winner will be drawn for said prize.

Entrants visiting all 21 Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! events and correctly enter the drawing on each Blog will automatically be entered into the SPELLBINDERS™ SURPRISE PARTY!! GRAND PRIZE give away with a retail value of over $350.00 The GRAND PRIZE will be announced on January 24, 2010 on the Spellbinders Blog and consists of super secret products being released at the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show. You WILL be excited!!

I’m thrilled to share my Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! project with you...




Blog Frenzy LO zoom w border


Supplies:

Spellbinders™ S7-018 Big Scalloped Border Grand, Spellbinders S4-189 Labels Three (#3, #4;) Cardstock: The Paper Company, Bazzill; Pattern Paper: Collage Press - Joyride (Peppermint Twist, Cheery & Bright) Scenic Route – Sonoma (Grove Street;) SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES by 3L, 3D Foam Squares; Trim: Prima Marketing, Celebrate It; Pearls: Creative Impressions; Flower: Maya Road (Trinkets;) Ink: Clearsnap – Colorbox (Chestnut Roan;) Silhouettes: Webster’s Pages; Alphabet Stickers: American Crafts (Thickers)

Instructions:

1)Cut/emboss S4-189 Labels Three #3 (with #1 being the smallest) die template out of lined pattern paper to create journaling tag. Cut a #4 size out of coordinating pattern paper and ink both. Write journaling on the smaller one and then layer them together using pop dots.


Journaling label in die with border copy



Label with pop dot w border


2) Starting with a 1.75" strip of cardstock, cut/emboss a S7 -018 Big Scalloped Border Grand die template.


Die cut


3) Leaving the paper in the die, ink the exposed cardstock by using the die template as a stencil.


Ink stencil


4) Ink edges of scallop with the same ink.


Ink edge of scallop


5) Run the edge of scissors along the scallops to distress. Then use a skinny round tool such as a paint brush to curl edges of scallop.


curl edge of scallop


6) Cut and emboss a darker piece of cardstock using the Big Scallop Border Grand.

7) Glue the lighter color one on top so that there is enough of the holes showing in order to thread ribbon through it.

8) Thread ribbon through the holes (because they are overlapped it will be a smaller hole but it should be big enough to thread ribbon.


Thread ribbon


9) Cut a 9" x 9" piece of pattern paper. Distress edges and sew on top a 12" x 12" piece of Kraft cardstock.

10) Add your Big Scalloped Border Grand and journaling tag die cuts to the top of the pattern paper and complete the layout by adding photos and embellishments.


S7-018-BIG-SCALLOPED-BORDER-GRANDBig Scalloped Border Grand


S7-018


MSRP - $24.99



0110 JO Blog Frenzy Card with border and water mark


Supplies:

Spellbinders™ S7-018 Big Scalloped Border Grand, Spellbinders™ S4-137 Classic Scalloped Heart; Cardstock: The Paper Company (Burgundy, Cream;) Spellbinders™ Premium Craft Foil (silver/red;) Pattern Paper: Making Memories (5th Avenue) Ribbon – Misc. Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black;) Stamp: Fiskars

In order to create this look with the S7-018 Big Scalloped Border Grand die template, thread the ribbon through it and do a back stitch loop so that it is all connecting. Cut out the middle of the heart and thread it through the ribbon as well.

**The contest part for this reveal is now closed.**

RULES

For the complete Spellbinders™ Surprise Party!! rules go to http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/spellbinders-suprise-party/ .

If you have any questions regarding the contest, send an e-mail of inquiry to: ContestQuestions@Spellbinders.us

Thank you for visiting my blog and good luck!!

68 comments:

Sandra said...

wonderful! Thanks for sharing your tricks and tips!
Sandra

imastampin said...

So fabulous! I love your project!

Kimberly Crawford said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Love your page! That beautifully embellished scallop is just beautiful!!!

Valerie said...

Great lo and the steps to do it where so clear. Thanks for the info.

Tina said...

Beautiful layout!

kathy s said...

what great projects thanks for sharing-

Jana M. said...

Gorgeous cards! Thanks for sharing!

JOAN said...

Great card and LO. Thanks for the tutorial, love thar die!!

KanataNewf said...

Love how you used the new dies on the scrapbook page. Just beautiful!

Donna VW said...

I love the layout and the card - just lovely.

weewiccababe said...

stunning LO Julie
greetings from snowy Scotland
Debbi
x

1CardCreator said...

This is so versatile, I love youe layout and your card. Thanks for sharing! ~Diane

pamela said...

Wonderful project. Thanks

loftylass said...

Lovely edging for layouts and cards alike - very useful. Loved the tips too.tfs
Hugs
HW(UK)

debbiek said...

Thanks for the tips Julie. Beautiful layout.

Starla said...

Love how you curled the edges....different way to think using these dies

Gina said...

Julie, your LO is Darling . . . LOVE the BIG scallops! Your step-by-step instruction are great! :)

Phyllis M. said...

Beautiful card and layout too. Love the new dies too. Thanks for sharing.

Cindy H. said...

Love your pretty card and scrapbook page!!

lisa808 said...

Lovely S/B page.

Christy Farneth-Kerr said...

Awesome job Julie :) What great ideas you have. Always love your layouts.

Lesa said...

Julie your stuff rocks! I especially love that layout. I wish I had the talent you have in the layout category. You do such beautiful work. :)

Pam S. said...

love your valentine!!! always love scallops! tfs!
Pam Going Postal

Debbie Seyer said...

Just Wonderful, Julie! Your scrapbook page is to die for!!

mustangkayla said...

Great projects!

NancyS said...

What a BEAUTIFUL card, Julie. I really appreciate you sharing your step-by-step instructions. They are very helpful. LOVE the new Big Scalloped Border Grand.

StampinCathy said...

The cards are just beautiful and so inspiring. Thanks for the tips and tricks. Great dies too!

To Blog or not to blog said...

Love your work! The card is adorable!

Karen Taylor said...

So beautiful! I can not wait to get my hand on the Grand Scallop Border!!!

debbie said...

love the card...
thanks
Debbie

Michelle said...

what a fun party! thanks for tutorial!

Jillian said...

Beautiful! LOVE what you did with this new die!

scrappyella said...

Nice tutorial. good for me, I need more ideas for texture and how and where ribbons. thanks.

Ida P. Krause said...

Awesome page but that card is just stunning!

nicky said...

great work, and yes i did it! lol

hugs nicky

Erika M. said...

Absolutely amazing project!

Carolyn Sharkas said...

Love your projects and the great dies. thanks for sharing

Jackie said...

I love your layout very pretty and the new dies just make it so.

Jackie

Holly - Wild Wyoming Girl said...

Love this die! great layout, love the ribbon touches. Gorgeous car too!

cindy ziliak said...

I can't wait to use the new templates. I hope I win!

Kazan Clark said...

Beautiful projects Julie
Love the long scalloped die template :)
Great job
Hugs
K

Anonymous said...

Love the look of your page...quite frilly with ruffles! Thanks for sharing

Debbie Olson said...

Love your embellished scallop, Julie--great job!

stephanie said...

Love it, great new dies.

lynda said...

Love your beautiful layout!! Great design and colors. Love your embellished border.

CraftyViolet said...

Interesting dies for sue. They would be well used in my house.

wanda50 said...

Love it!

Nancy ~ Inkcicles said...

Oh wow!!! Such stunning style!

:-)

Jan Castle said...

Great Dies!!! Just looks like a scrapbook page waiting to happen!
Jan Castle

Katie said...

Love, love, love the new dies! Thanks for sharing! Katie

dotygirl said...

great projects love the work thanks

www.amazingpapergrace.com said...

Absolutely loving the scallops and love what you did with them!!
--Hugs Becca

Eva said...

Julie, this is AMAZING!!!! Love it!!!

Chris said...

Thank you so much for sharing your techniques! I love your projects and the new die is to die for! LOL

Anonymous said...

Love the page. Plus, thanks for adding your instructions to it. That really helps.

Mary

Susan Nel said...

this could be a very versatile border, love what you did with it. would be great for scrapbooking too.

sandyh said...

this looks great for scrapping!
love the project....
sandyh
sandyha@comcast.net

Keri Lee Sereika said...

So very very cute!!! Great projects!

Lola G. said...

Thanks for helping to get this party started!

Margreet said...

fab project!
xxx Margreet

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Fabulous. I love the scalloped borders.

Heidi Blankenship said...

Julie, love your LO and your card! Love the huge scallops! I can't wait to play with this die template! Beautiful Job!! Hugs

DonnaMundinger said...

Fabulous projects! I sure can see tons of uses for this.

BishopsMommie said...

that Lo is so beautiful..thanks for the step by step..

Rita said...

Awesome! Thanks for the tips.

Janine said...

Love, love, love your projects! I'm going to have to have those dies.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous!!

Diana Downey

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