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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Marianne Christmas Village release

We have a new release at Dutchpapercrafts this week.

Please do see Darlene's video to get a much better view of all the dies and projects. She does such a great presentation.
I just love these dies. They are just perfect for Christmas cards aren't they? You can get them from here

1) Nativity Card

The main die is COL1328. I have also cut out a shrinky dinky and made a charm with it
Other dies used in this are

1. Cheery Lynn - Kiwi Doily - Dl 108
2. Cheery Lynn - Holly Lace Flourish -B148
3. Memory Box - Snowflake Sprig - 98645
4. Poppy Stamp - Dainty Corner 962
5. Sizzix Tim Holtz - On The Edge Die- Ornate (on the tag)
6. Memory Box - Merry Christmas Tidings -  (98643)

2) Rocker card
Rocker cards are one of my favorite cards and of course I had to make one with these dies.
To get the snow texture I have used Snow Tex from DecoArt and also white glitter and stickles

The other side of the rocker card

My dear dear friend Sheila from had the designed especially for you stamp made for me . She is such a sweet lady. Thank you Sheila.
The other dies used in this are
1) Spellbinder Grand stately circle
2) Grand circle
3) Cheery Lynn - B146 - Pine branches
4) CS0862 - Anja labels clear stamp
5) Anja Label LR0241

3) Dome Shaker Card

For this card I broke out my sewing machine and also  loved using sizzix plastic dome (which can be used in conjunction with sixxiz framelits ovals) for enclosing the shaker part of the card. I wish I had made the plastic anti static before putting it on though.

Apart from the Village dies I have used (and Sizzix Dome) 

1) Lifestyle Nesting Doily DC0254
2) Sizzix Framelit Ovals
3) Cheery Lynn Holly Corner - B184
4) Joy Craft 6003/2003 - Reindeer Pine Trees
5) Memory Box 98715 - "Holly Holiday Frame Set"

4) Christmas Charger plate

And lastly I love making charger plates. They are a quick , fast and easy gift to make. Some vinyl, plate and other embellishments like ribbon and you have a lovely gift.
You can find these plates at your local craft store or else you also get them at
Transfer tape helps to align and place the vinyl

I have used Spellbinder Grand stately circle and Grand circle apart from the village dies For landforms I freehand cut some pieces and pasted them. The snow bits are left over small pieces from the stately circle.
Hope you enjoyed this release . You will love these dies like I do

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