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Thursday, October 29, 2009

TCPTUES82 Revisited and a Giveaway!

Well, Hello, old blog, old friend, old pal! Mommy's here and I'll try not to brush you aside (for very long) ever again (at least for a little while until I get really busy again). I've been busy working on a bunch of projects for various releases coming up (My Favorite Things on the 4th and The Cat's Pajamas on the 10th), so my blog has been neglected a little bit lately.
So anyway, about that card I made for TCPTUES82 that got ruined that I told ya'll I'd come back and show you. I fixed it. But I changed my mind about posting it here right now. I decided to save it for the upcoming release Holiday Hop for The Cat's Pajamas. However, I do have this coordinating project I did to match the card that gives you a little sneak peek at one of the new holiday sets coming your way from The Cat's Pajamas.
I was trying to think of something else I could do with the new Shine Bright stamp set (available 11/10), and I remembered making paper Dreidels as a kid, when we'd learn about different holidays. So I "binged" it (my new form of Google) and found that Martha Stewart had them on her website. I found her template, but drew out my own, changing the size to make it much larger in order to accomodate my images I wanted to use. Mine opens just like hers and has some treats inside it. It doesn't have a handle to spin it with, but neither did Martha's so I figured if she was ok with that, so was I! It's not meant to play with anyway with all that luscious glitter on it. It's also new from TCP and I am LOVING this color! It's not silver, but more of a pewter--very vintage looking!

Ok, so I have a fun idea! Since I won Paper Crafts' stamping royalty contest, I have a couple of extra copies of the current Nov/Dec issue of Paper Crafts Magazine that I'd love to give away! Here's what you have to do to win a copy (we'll have 2 winners): Guess what the TREAT is that I put inside this fun little dreidel! Leave me a comment here and let me know what your guess is by Sunday, November 1st and I'll announce the winners on Monday. I'll probably throw a few other goodies in with each winner's prize as well! Fun, eh?

SUSIE Q-TIP: I've discovered THIS product for applying glitter. I bought the Martha Stewart Glittering Glue at Michael's for $2.99. Actually it was on sale for 25% off, so it was really less than that. It comes in a little 2 oz. bottle, but the tip is very small, enabling you to get a thin line of glue that the glitter really sticks to. Much cheaper and easier to use than my Clear Accents by Ranger (Crystal Effects).

Stamps: S-9675-Shine Bright (The Cat’s Pajamas)
Paper: Basic Black, Not Quite Navy (SU!), Aqua Mist, White (PTI)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black (Tsukineko), Not Quite Navy, Cool Carribean (SU!), Reflecting Pool (Storage Units Ink and More)
Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Cuttlebug, Paper Frills (Doodlebug), Black/White Stitched Ribbon, Holiday Glitzy Glitter 03 (TCP), Cool Shadow Copic Marker, Glittering Glue (MS), Jody Boosters

20 comments:

  1. bii am going to guess some candy and brads. something sweet and something scrappy.

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  2. This is spectacular! I love the colors and everything.

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  3. Wow the colors are really nice. It looks Great

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  4. Well, Susan! First - big congrats on winning the Stamping Royalty - I saw your card in there Whoo Hoo!!!!

    I'm guessing you put coins (real or candy) in your dreidle???

    I made some from Martha's pattern too - you can see them here: http://createwithjulia.blogspot.com/2008/12/happy-chanukah-and-spellbinders-dt-call.html

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  5. I'm going to guess candy, too!!
    Linda

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  6. Love the colors of the dreidel and love the tip about the glue...that can be such a messy project sometimes. Congratulations on winning the Stamping Royalty.
    I am guessing Chocolate inside...

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  7. Your Dreidel looks so fun! Love your creativity & style! I'm guessing you put ribbon inside. Congrats on becoming royalty! That's too exciting!

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  8. I would say that you put Golden Coins in there.

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  9. Wow, Susan!! I love your dreidle!!! I MUST make some of those for friends!!!!

    CONGRATS on winning the Stamping Royalty Contest!!! A truly well-deserved award---your work is AMAZING!!!! Way to go!

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  10. Alight, this is absolutely AMAZING! I am SO excited to see the new TCP release, my hubby is Jewish and I can't ever find cute stamps for Hannukah!

    If I had to guess I would say that you have some candy coins inside. A little gelt? Ehhh???

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  11. So cute! My guess is candy and maybe a small wooden or plastic dreidel. :)

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  12. Well, I'm guessing money - candy money of course!

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  13. Wow, you are an amazing artist and a hi-larious gal! You crack me up daily! Love your creations and congrats on your recent publish! I'm guessing there's chocolate inside cuz what good stamper doesn't need a bit of a pick-me-up?? Thanks for sharing!

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  14. That is awesome. Love the colors, too! TFS!!! :-)

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  15. Congrats on the Stamping Royalty Contest. Love the colors on your project. It would be nice if you put some of that glitter glue inside.
    JoAnn

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  16. Congrats on the well deserved win!

    My guess is chocolate.

    Peace and Luv,
    Jeannie

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  17. Congrats to you! I'm guessing candy...how about tootsie rolls

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  18. I LOVE your project -- what a clever creation!!!

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  19. susie

    OMGosh you just blew Martha Stewart in the water with your version that's for sure. You are one talented lady! I love it!!!

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