Monthly Archives: July 2018

Day 10 of 12 Days Christmas in July Dashing Through the Snow Large Tag with Video

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Hello there friends and crafty peeps! Ginny here to share the project I created for day 10 of my 12 Days of Christmas in July YouTube tutorial series.  How can it be day 10 already??? It’s going by so fast!!!

I super love to make tags and this one is a whopper coming in at 6 x 7 1/2 inches! Why is it so big you ask? Well it’s because I can not possibly decide what fun papers and trims and embellishments I want to use so I’m using them all!

I’ve gone a bit mixed media on this project adding some stars with texture paste through a stencil. There are also pretty metal charms for a bit of sparkle.

This chevron ribbon is the perfect choice for this winter inspired tag. I’ve topped it with a second loopy bow of burlap string then finished it with jingle bells.

A garden of “frosty” blooms with die cut foliage tucked in is the final touch to this very vintagy tag.

Please enjoy this process video on how I created this tag….

If you are just joining in and want to catch up here are the first 9 days….

Day One~ Pocket With Tags

Day Two~Oh Darling Tag

Day Three~Dressed Up Boxed Card

Day Four~Envelope Flip Book

Day Five~Treat Holders

Day Six~ Snowman Greeting Card

Day Seven~ One Card 3 Ways

Day Eight~Shabby Pink Church Card

Day Nine~Peace and Joy Flip Book

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Dashing Through the Snow Large Christmas Tag

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Chevron Strip on Twill Light BlueBurlap String Light BlueOpen Roses Baby BlueCottage Roses.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Flourished Frame Valerie Rectangle

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

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Day 9 of 12 Days of Christmas in July Peace and Joy Flip Book

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Hello there friends and crafty peeps! It’s day 9 of our YouTube  Christmas tutorial series and today I have an easy to make flip book that you are gonna love!

Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 01

I’m using the 12 Days of Christmas from Graphic 45. Seems appropriate right? I saw their FB post of the new collections coming out and they are releasing this as a Deluxe Collectors Edition. So I’m basically doing the happy dance as I do love it and I have some on my stash : )

Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 02

There’s a garden of coordinating flowers. Some purchased and some made by me.  Altered chipboard stars tucked in are the perfect accent to this arrangement.

Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 03

A second smaller arrangement for the top to balance and some pearly bling for a little sparkle.

Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 04

Oh how I love to layer paper patterns!!!!! I’ve even got two plaids going here for my plaid fans. Not naming names you know who you are!!!

Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 05

Theres’ room for pictures and journaling and even for a nice hand written sentiment if you need for this to do double duty as a greeting card-gift card holder.

Please enjoy this process video on how I created this project….

If you are just joining in and want to catch up here are the first 8 days….

Day One~ Pocket With Tags

Day Two~Oh Darling Tag

Day Three~Dressed Up Boxed Card

Day Four~Envelope Flip Book

Day Five~Treat Holders

Day Six~ Snowman Greeting Card

Day Seven~ One Card 3 Ways

Day Eight~Shabby Pink Church Card

Polly’s Paper Studio~Peace and Joy Mini Flip Book

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Crosshatch on Capri Blue, Light Blue Burlap String, Cottage Roses, Baby Blue Open Rose, Bead Berry Sprays.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Deco Stars

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Day 8 of 12 Days of Christmas in July Shabby Pink Church Card for Gypsy Soul

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Hello there friends and crafty peeps! I’m celebrating day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas in July series on my channel and today is the day I get to share the project for Gypsy Soul! I really love how this card turned out. Maybe my favorite for this whole month of Christmas in July!Shabby Chic Pink Church Christma Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

 

This dreamy color combination works so well with the gently altered chipboard.

Shabby Chic Pink Church Christma Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

I used the House Jewelry and finished it to resemble a sweet little country church.

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The Doodle Set makes for fine floral flourishes when layered with pretty flowers and pine cones.

Shabby Chic Pink Church Christma Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

These chippies were finished simply with flat white acrylic paint then topped off with a bit of Stickles to add sparkle.

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The leaf Medallion works in place of a doily and frames the arrangement with extra dimension.

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I’ve mixed in a few die cut paper pieces with the chippies to fill in this corner. A little faux snow is the perfect finishing detail.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Leaf MedallionDoodle Set 1House Jewelry.

Please enjoy this process video of how I created this card….

Here are links to the other videos from this tutorial series….

Day One~ Pocket With Tags

Day Two~Oh Darling Tag

Day Three~Dressed Up Boxed Card

Day Four~Envelope Flip Book

Day Five~Treat Holders

Day Six~ Snowman Greeting Card

Day Seven~ One Card 3 Ways

Really Reasonable Ribbon Supplies~White Cherry Blossoms, Cottage Roses, Gypsophila, Rose Buds, Ivory Burlap String, Pink Wrinkle Ribbon.

BoBunny~Winter Wishes Collection

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Treat Holders and Cards 12 Days of Christmas in July Video Tutorials

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Hello there friends and crafty peeps! Today’s post has 2 videos. So weird I know but I’m working the 12 Days of  Christmas in July video tutorial series into my schedule of design team assignments so the channel is up to date but now we are catching up on the blog!

Day 5 of 12 Days of Christmas in July ….

Christmas Treat Holders Christmas in July Polly's Paper Studio

These super cutie treat holders were fun, fast, and easy to create. And best of all I used all scraps so it’s a holiday stash buster!

Please enjoy the process video for this project….

Day 7 of 12 Days of Christmas in July….

1 Card 3 Ways Chrsitmas in July Polly's Paper Studio

For this tutorial I’m making a Christmas card then finishing it 3 ways going from sweet and simple to all out holiday fabulous!

Please enjoy this process video…….

You can catch up on our other 12 Days of Christmas in July tutorials here…..

Day 1~ Pocket with Tags

Day 2~ Oh Darling Tag

Day 3~Dressed up Boxed Card

Day 4~Envelope Flip Book

Day 6~ Snowman Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Red Bold Check, Sweetheart Blossoms.

Cheery Lynn Designs~ Store 

Wishing you all a happy and productive day : ) G

 

Snowman Greeting Card Day 6 of 12 Days of Christmas in July RRR Blog Hop

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Well hello there friends and crafty peeps! Today is not only day 6 of our 12 Days of Christmas in July tutorial series on Youtube but also Blog Hop day huzzah!

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The DT from Really Reasonable Ribbon are sharing the projects we created with the July Ribbon Club Assortment.

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You should be coming to me from my dear friend Gloria. If you’re just joining in you’ll want to head on over to the  RRR blog to start at the beginning.

In keeping with our Christmas in July theme my challenge was to make a holiday card from this lovely summer selection. Problem solved…I”ll make a snowman card!

Snowman Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Isn’t that the sweetest snowman????? I just want to give him a big hug. Except snow is cold and I hate cold lol.

Snowman Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

There’s a combination of flowers for Wild Orchid Craft here layered with made by me flowers and altered chipboard snowflakes.

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To coordinate with the beautiful blue ribbon I’ve added a silver finish to this chipboard frame.

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Adding a double layer of matting helps to keep the patterns separate and brighten up the dark papers.

Snowman Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

A few smaller flowers,  metal charms, and pearly embellishments are the perfect details to finish this card.

Please enjoy this video tutorial I’ve prepared on how this card is created….

~Really Reasonable Ribbon~ July Ribbon Club, WOC Tea Roses Blue, WOC White Magnolia, Sweetheart Blossoms Blue & White, Bakers Twine.

~Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Stars Flourishes Border Set, Snowflake Shape Set.

Your next stop in the hop is the lovely Miss Cheryl.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

 

Christmas Envelope Flip Book with Graphic 45 day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas in July

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Are you ready for day 4 of our 12 Days of Christmas series on YouTube? I know I am having so much fun bringing you a tutorial everyday! As promised in the previous video I’m sharing my process of making an Envelope flip book using Graphic 45’s  Twas the Night Before Christmas. It’s not a “new” collection but it is a classic and I still love it as much as the day I got it!

Jolly St Nick Christmas Envelope Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio 01

I used the 8 x 8 paper pad which is really the perfect size for smaller mini albums as well as the chipboard and tags and pockets to create this book. Of course I’ve added some flowers and ribbon trim and sequins.

Jolly St Nick Christmas Envelope Mini Flip Book Polly's Paper Studio 02

Pockets and tags are a must for minis. And adding tip ins really maximizes the real estate for pictures.

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The die cut pieces and post cards are really a great place to add journaling.

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Always cover the back for a nice finished look.

Please enjoy this process video on how I created this envelope flip book….

You can catch up on the other 12 Days of Christmas in July here….

Day 1~Pocket with Tags

Day 2~Oh Darling Christmas Tag

Day 3~Dressed Up Boxed Cards 

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Jolly St Nick Envelope Flip Book

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Plaid Ribbon Celery Green

Graphic 45~ This Twas The Night Before Christmas is not a new collection but you might be lucky enough to have some in your stash. If not I encourage you to check out their other gorgeous collections available on the their website.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Merry Christmas Fur Friend Greeting Card Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas in July

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Okay friends and neighbors we’re on day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas in July YouTube videos!  This is a personal best record for me lol. Today’s project is a great way to take boxed cards up a notch.

Merry Christmas Fur Friend Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

I created this with the image from a boxed card and added all the layers to make it super festive!

Merry Christmas Fur Friend Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

Of course for a handmade card you’ll want to embellish with ribbons and trims and jingle bells!

Merry Christmas Fur Friend Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

Spacers between the layers adds depth and the white die cut doily brightens it up and separates the busy patterns. Last but not least is little sparkly stars to coordinate with the bells.

Please enjoy this video tutorial on how I created this card…..

In case you missed them…..

Christmas in July Day 1~ Pocket With Tags

Christmas in July Day 2~Oh Darling Retro Christmas Tag

 

Polly’s Paper Studio~Merry Christmas Fur Friend Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Chevron Striped Twill in Black, Black Burlap String

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G