Saturday, October 8, 2011

Advent Calendar Day 7

Day 7

Stamp: 24 & Counting, Day 7
Inks: Cherry Cobbler
Paper: Garden Green, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: 1" square punch, metallic brad, dazzling diamonds (optional), mat pack & paper piercer

  1. Stamp image from Day 7 twice on Whisper White card stock using Cherry Cobbler ink
  2. Punch out one image using the 1" square punch.
  3. Carefully cut out the word "seven" from the second image.  Snip both ends to make it look like a banner
  4. Attach the banner to the lid - approximately in the middle
  5. Insert a metallic brad just above the notch of the lid
  6. Mat the now 1" square second image with a 1 1/4" piece of Garden Green Card stock.
  7. Attach both to a 2 by 2" square of chocolate chip card stock
  8. Center and attach the chocolate chip card stock to the back of the Garden Green peek-a-boo window
  9. Optional:  Apply dazzling diamonds to the white parts of the candy canes.
Week one has now been completed and the Advent calendar is 1/4 completed.
Are you finding this format helpful?  Or would some changes be helpful.  Please comment and let me know.  I really value your feedback


Happy Stamper said...

Thank you so much for doing this. I wasn't into it at first but I find that I am enjoying each day and planning on ordering supplies to make it. What are you putting them on? Is it regular size poster board or material and what size? Your generosity, as always, is so very much appreciated. t

Lynn Starzl said...

I haven't started these but have saved every one for when I do get started. Great idea to break this down into daily tasks. I did buy a frame, though. (a 12x12 scrapbook shadow box,from Michael's).

Dee Yeaney said...

PLEASE keep up the great sharing! I really appreciate you going to all of the trouble and sharing with us. I just received my order and plan to get caught up on the first week, then continue with the daily projects. THANK YOU!!!Looking forward to the remaining days!Dee Yeaney

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