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:
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...
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)
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.
2) Starting with a 1.75" strip of cardstock, cut/emboss a S7 -018 Big Scalloped Border Grand die template.
3) Leaving the paper in the die, ink the exposed cardstock by using the die template as a stencil.
4) Ink edges of scallop with the same ink.
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.
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.
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.
MSRP - $24.99
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.**
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!!