Splitcoaststampers.com - the world's #1 papercrafting community
You're currently viewing Splitcoaststampers as a GUEST. We pride ourselves on being great hosts, but guests have limited access to some of our incredible artwork, our lively forums and other super cool features of the site! You can join our incredible papercrafting community at NO COST. So what are you waiting for?
Location: Down the rabbit hole with Alice in wonderland.
DEC11VSNF ~ Saturday, Dec 10 ~ 1pm ET~ Christmas Presents
Title: Christmas Presents
Hostess: Ky (scrapacat)
Day/Date: Saturday, December 10th
Time: 1:00pm ET
Who doesn't love to get presents? And who doesn't love to give them? A beautiful tree all piled up with beautifully wrapped presents, the lights that twinkle, and children's giggles are wonderful to me. Add to that a snowy winterland outside the window... heaven! I know many of you celebrate in many different ways around the globe. Just adapt this challenge to your personal viewpoint - everyone is welcome!
My challenge for you is to incorporate packaging or wrapping paper in your project. You could use distressed, torn cardboard, or beautiful foiled paper. Try some old-style wrapping paper like Sunday comics - get creative and have fun! Don't forget the pretty ribbon and bows!
My samples show you cardboard and acetate from packaging. I love both options! The acetate was colored with alcohol inks, and provides the warm glow in the windows of the snowy home. Stripped cardboard gives a warm, outdoorsy feel for flowers. Mix it up!
Here are a few techniques you can check out - they are strictly optional for this challenge!
VSN Coordinator Splitcoast Gallery Moderator Chat Box Bling Chick
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Between The Rainbows And The Rain
Well we had 24" with all the storms last week...we probably have a good 8" still around and of course up the back of the property it's still piled higher. We are supposed to be in mid-40's this week so we may see more meltage. We need more snowstorms!
Here is mine. I didn't do anything special to the wrapping, because I liked the words that were on it, and didn't want to cover them up! So, I think that stopped my creativenessS! So, I don't think this is what you had in mind, but it is what I came up with. Thank you for the challenge and all the research you did with the techniques. I will try one of those in the future.
♥♥♥ Proud Fan Club Member
Scrapbook Goal 2013 51/100 See them Here S2S 2013: +$53.44
What a fab idea this was to use wrapping paper. this one did take me longer than 45 minutes - I'll admit to that as my wrapping paper was such a pain to trim straight. I had only a bit left on the roll and as it was near the end it was very curly and would not lay straight at all! But after all the fighting with it, I totally love how it came out!