Well, it seems we are into July and after the 4th here in the US, we turn to Christmas in July! I thought this would be a great time to publicly release my Last Minute Christmas Gift idea I had posted privately back in January. This was posted in the TTCRD on-line Jan/Feb edition.
The video below gives all the details about the project and a material list. Please note I said about umpteen million times (this is an exaggeration) I used an alcohol ink.... I did NOT use alcohol ink. The CTMH inks I used on this project are water based dye inks. CTMH does sell pigments inks, also.
5 inch pillar candle
1.5 inch burlap ribbon (I used CTMH, but it's retired now.)
CTMH Inks: Chocolate, Champagne, New England Ivy, Cranberry
CTMH Cardstock: Colonial White, Kraft
CTMH Embellishments: Fern Twine, Red Enamel Gems, *White Pines
CTMH Stamps: *White Pines, Hand Lettered Christmas
Lace from stash
*Bad News: The White Pines is now retired.
Good News!!! The new holiday papers from CTMH will be available in September; they will be featured in the Seasonal Expressions Book! The new Annual Inspirations Idea Book will be available for you to see on-line August 1st! If you'd like to see current books, go HERE. Many items will be retiring; so if you are interested, order soon!
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Now, off to think about more Christmas projects! ;)
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