Friday, October 21, 2011

Advent Calendar Day 18 & 19


Day 18 and 19 
Stamps: 25 & Counting, Day 18, and Day 19
Inks: Garden Green, cherry Cobbler inks and markers
Papers: Chocolate chip, Whisper White, Real Red
Accessories: 3/4" circle punch, 1/8" whisper white grosgrain ribbon, mini jingle bells, mini library clip, White Baker's Twine, 1" square punch, Clear embossing powder, dazzling diamonds

Method:
Day 18:
  1. Apply Garden Green marker directly onto the stamp and stamp the image twice on Whisper white card stock.
  2. Cut the word "Eighteen" from one of the images stamped.  Discard the rest
  3. Apply this to the lid of the Peek-a-boo double punchie.
  4.  Punch out second image with 1" square punch (Note:  I did not do that on this particular calendar, but I have done it on subsequent ones and it looks much better)
  5. Clear emboss the punched out image
  6. Apply this image to a 3 by 1 3/4" piece of Whisper White Card stock so that it is visible when door to Day 18 opened.

Day 19
  1. Apply Cherry Cobbler marker to the letters "19" on the stamp and stamp on Whisper White card stock.
  2. Punch out with 3/4" circle punch.
  3. Attach only 1/2 of this circle to the Day 18 side of the lid
  4. Stamp the entire image of Day 19 beside the Day 18 image on gthe 3 by 1 3/4" Whisper White card stock as shown in the picture.  Apply dazzling diamonds to the white bells
  5. Tie a bow with the 1/8" Whisper White grosgrain ribbon.  Tie a mini jingle bell with Baker's twine around the ribbon, and attach the unit to the lid of Day 19
  6. Use a library clip to keep both doors closed.

Scallop punch a small strip of Garden green and Cherry Cobbler card stock.
Apply to short edges of peek-a-boo die cut.  Cut off excess.

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