Hi Everyone! OMGoodness you all are going to love the Holiday Mini which starts September 1st!!! LOVE the Stitched Stockings stamp set (w 123782, c 123784) and the MATCHING Stocking Builder Punch 124095. Also shown from the Holiday mini is the Mini Jingle Bell 124116.. So cute! Again, these items aren't available to order until 9/1/11. But boy, my crafting friends, we are going to have some good lookin' handmade holdiays LOL!

Items used:
Stamp Sets:
Stitched Stockings (avail. 9/1/11)
Seasons of Joy 110384

Whisper White 100730- cut at 8-1/2" x 5-1/2 and folded in half for card base &3-3/4"  x 5" plus scrap for stamping elements.
Real Red 102482 – cut at 4" x 5-1/4" plus scrap for punched elements.
Red Glimmer Paper 121790 – scrap for punched elements.

Lucky Limeade (2011-2013 In Color) 122935
Real Red 103133
Versamark 102283

Scallop Oval Punch 119856
Stocking Builder Punch (avail. 9/1/11)
Decorative Label Punch 120907
1/16" Punch or Paper Piercer
Heat Tool 100005

Mini Jingle Bell (avail 9/1/11)
Real Red Satin Ribbon 117286
Clear Embossing Powder 109130
Embossing Buddy 103083
Cherry Cobbler/White Bakers Twine 123125

Snail 104332
Dimentional Foam Dots 104430


It might be hard to see in the picture, but the snowflows stamped in Lucky Limeade are embossed. To make, wipe the whisper white layer with your Embossing Buddy to take off the static charge so the embossing powder comes off without sticking in random spots you don't want it 😉

Lisa taught me this technique. TFS Lisa!!! Stamp image in Versamark and restamp on Limeade. Stamp on card. Repeat until you have background stamped. Sprinkle clear embossing powder over stamped images & tap off excess. With heat tool, apply heat until embossing activates.

Tie ribbon around bottom of layer. Adhere to real read card stock. Adhere to card base.

With Lucky Limeade, stamp stocking image on Whisper White and punch with Stocking Builder Punch. Punch cuff, toe and heal with Stocking Builder using Red Glimmer. Adhere cuff, toe and heal. Punch 1/16" hole in upper left of stocking cuff.

Stamp sentiment on whisper white and punch with scallop oval punch. With Decorative Label punch, punch real red element.  Punch 1/16" hole in middle bottom. Layer sentiment with dimentional foam dots. With Baker's Twine, thread stocking dangling from the sentiment. I forgot to add my jingle bell in this step so mine is on with a glue dot. Tie bow. Add sentiment to card with dimentionals.

Happy Crafting!~ Dee