Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Winter Release Project Parade ~ Day 9

Can you believe it's the last day of November already? WOW! 2010 is almost done. Well, since the theme for this month's project parade is "Triple Play", I have three projects to share with you. I decided to decorate a frame ornament, the gift bag to put it in, and a card to go with the gift.

First, here's the card: All the images I used are from the Glad Tidings set. I'm a sucker for snowflakes!!

I started off die cutting the frame with Spellbinders' Labels 2 Nestabilities. For the inner frame, I just turned the Label die 90 degrees. I then sponged the edges with Aquatic Splash VersaMagic Ink. The back panel has the snowflakes stamped with Versamark on them. I used Irridescent Ice embossing powder on them, but if you don't have a glittery ep, just add some glitter to your transparent ep to get the subtle sparkly effect. Here's a close up of the snowflakes.

The sentiment was stamped with Onyx Black Versafine, and I added some White Opaque Vivadecor gel dots with glitter around the frames. Lastly, I added some silk ribbon with silver cord, an antique button, tiny blue rhinestones, and some scoring, piercing, and punching to the border.

Now, for the ornament frame:

Frames are an easy gift. I just took this birdcage ornament that I got from Pottery barn, and added the Glad Tidings Snowflake and Christmas Blessing images to the 2" circle frame. The recipient can either replace the stamped piece with a photo, or leave it as is. I thought it would be fun to add a little gift inside too, so I sewed a little organza bag and added some Hershey Kisses. I thought the blue foil fit perfectly with my color theme.

Finally, the gift bag:

I stamped the tag image and sentiment with Onyx Black Versafine, and diecut it with the new Sweet Scallop Die. I then sponged the edges with Aquatic Splash Versafine, and added some blue glitter to the flake with a Quicky Glue Pen. I again stamped the snowflakes onto the bag with Versamark and added the Irridescent Ice ep. Here's a closer look at the flakes and tag:

To top off the bag, I added some satin ribbon, silver cording, and a button.
I love all the sparkle with this project. It really pops irl!! Hope you've enjoyed the projects I've shared with you today.

Now, it's your turn!

---- One lucky contestant who plays along with the Triple Play Challenge, will receive the entire January Release AND will be our Guest Diva for the month of January!!! WOOHOO!!!

---- As always, we've hidden a little prize along the parade. A lucky random commenter on one of the official Parade posts (11/17 through 12/7) will receive a $25 Verve gift certificate!!

--- View all the challenge and prize details and submit your Triple Play Challenge projects using the official Project Parade Entry Form and check out all the details of this month's project parade!!!!


44 comments:

  1. A very pretty project - the white with the aqua and blue is lovely.

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  2. Love the softness of the project - very elegant!

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  3. That birdcage ornament is so cool and trendy. I love how you tied in your bag and card. That icy soft blue is lovely.

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  4. These are so pretty, love the soft color. The birdcage ornament is adorable. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. These are all gorgeous. I love the colors & sparkle.

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  6. Oh wow..I love that color combo. Very pretty! That ornament is really fantastic,too!

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  7. I love the ornament. The colors are so elegant.

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  8. This Trio set is a wonderful and welcomed relief from "red, and green" all around right now. I love the soft aqua blue, silver and white of this and that little birdcage with a frame in it is so sweet. A fabulous and lovely creation. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.

    Happy Holiday Hugs, Martha

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  9. I love it! Love the soft blue and white, one of my fave Christmas color combos! That little birdcage is so sweet.

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  10. Gorgeous color combo! Love all that sparkle too!

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  11. oooooh loooveing the color combo!!! and that ornament is adorable! :D

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  12. Oh, what pretty colors!!!! Just beautiful!!

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  13. Love the whole ensemble...especially the sweet little bird cage ornament filled with goodies! Great colors!

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  14. Beautiful set; simple yet extremely striking!

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  15. Loving all that white :) Fabulous gift set. That bird cage is too fun and the touch of aqua is lovely.

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  16. Oooh! I love the crisp white with the aqua! Very elegant projects!!

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  17. Beautiful. Love that soft aqua color.

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  18. Wow, what a gorgeous trio! The shimmer on your snowflakes is beautiful!

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  19. the colors on this are just beautiful.

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  20. Tosh...this is pure gorgeousness in your signature soft and classy style....wow

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  21. what yummy colours you've chosen!!! just love all the white with a pop of aqua :) gorgeous little frame cage ornament...fabulous gift set :)

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  22. All time Classy!

    and the just for you does the magic!
    SPECIAL!!!
    love it all:))

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  23. Very pretty--I like the aqua, white and blue color combo.

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  24. Love the soft colors you used. Very nice. :D Thanks for sharing with us during the Project Parade.

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  25. What a gorgeous set! I love the colors, and the soft sponging around the edges finishes it off really nicely. The layout is great, and that die is the next one I'm buying. I love the sparkley snowflakes as a background. Very beautifully done!

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  26. oooh, that soft aqua color works perfectly for the holidays!

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  27. This is so fun! I love the project. That birdcage is so fabulous!

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  28. this is gorgeous Tosh, so soft and elegant!

    enjoy *~*

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  29. Amazing! Love the ice cool aqua with all that white! Very cool ornament idea!!

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  30. This is great! What a great gift for someone....perhaps, moi? LOL!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  31. Don't check for a few days and beauty abounds! Great project.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  32. Light and airy and just so gorgeous! Love the light color and accents with the darker blue! Exquisite!!!

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  33. wow - what a beautiful trio - I love the crisp, fresh colors you used with all the beautiful bows

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  34. So beautiful! Love the white and soft aqua, it's so fresh looking! Lovely projects!

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  35. The soft aqua and white are beautiful.Love that cute little bird cage.

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  36. Wow, this is beautiful! I love the soft look or the colors on the card. And the glittery snowflakes are awesome!!

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  37. I love those embossed snowflakes! They are beautiful!

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  38. Pretty color scheme. It says "winter" to me.

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  39. How elegant! The subtle snowflakes are so soft and combined with that aqua it is perfect.

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