Friday, July 26, 2013

SOC Christmas in July Blog Hop

 
Welcome to SOC's Christmas in July Blog Hop! I, along with some very talented crafters, are coming together to deck the halls by sharing Christmas themed projects! Of course Christmas is the season for giving, and this hop is no exception! There will be giveaways on various blogs throughout the hop! Plus, there will be an SOC blog hop gift awaiting one visitor!! To be eligible for that prize, you must comment on all the blogs by Sunday, July 28th at 11:00pm EST. From all who are eligible, one lucky reader will be randomly drawn. The winner will be posted on all the participating blogs on Wed, July 31st.

Dorothy here
 



Double layout
 

1st layout
 
 2nd layout

 Close up of the title enhanced with Glossy Accents
 


Close up of the sentiment enhanced with Glossy Accents 


Close up of mats for 3 X 5 photos and the tree for journaling
 
 
 Close up of the embossed flocked tree and the stickled  star


Close up of the snow

 The papers used are DCWV Christmas Combo 2010 for the snowflake mat,  photo mats for 3 X 5 pictures, tree journaling space, and the large  trees. Other papers used are Sizzix Textures Handmade Paper for the tree trunks and Wausau for the snow. The red cardstock is AC Cardstock.
 
Using the Gypsy and Cricut Expression the following Cricut cartridges were used Paper Doll Dress Up(large trees), Joys of the Season(star and sentiment), George(photo mats), Create A Critter(journaling tree), Lacy Labels(mat behind Joy) and Teresa Collins December 25th(title).
 
The large trees were embossed with the Vagabond using the Sizzix Evergreen embossing folder.
 
Other items and tools used were the Perfect Tears(snow), WRMK(little white snowflakes), Stickles(star and flower), Colorbox Chalk Warm Red(mats), EK Success Chalk(snow), Stampendous Cotton Ball White Flock(large trees),  and Spellbinders Large Labels(behind title). And the adhesives used were Glossy Accents, ATG, GlueDots and Zig 2 Way.
 


 

44 comments:

ScrappinChick said...

Good Job on the layout. I love blog hops; i learn so much. So what is Glossy Accents?

Mary J Scrapper said...

Very nice job. I love Glossy Accents.

Dakota Bear said...

@ ScrappinChick---Glossy Accents is an adhesive made by Ranger that can also be used to give a glossy finish to paper etc.

Ronald Avery said...

Lovely layout. Love thee Christmas theme. Tfs

Confiseries Papier said...

Great holiday LO!

Treva said...

Love it, great detail; tfs!

The Purple Loft Creations said...

Beautiful LO love all the trees and layers

Sharon Sutton said...

Amazingly detailed project.

Scrappin Sista said...

Cute!!

Helena Davis-Brown said...

Nice layout. I am now a follower

monkeybizness said...

cute colors. Thanks for the ideas. Thanks for sharing.

Michelle Vocke said...

Nice layout. Love the snow!

Donna Idlet said...

Nice layout, love the colors! TFS

Mz. Lela said...

Very nice Christmas layout... thank you for the details!

Angi Barrs said...

Fabulous double layout. Love that Christmas tree.

COUSINS said...

Nice layouts. Will you post after the pictures are in? :)

kate blue said...

Love anybody that can do doubles since I personally struggle with them....and kudos for Christmas in July; I haven't scrapped Christmas pics from 3 years ago!

Krafthead said...

Love the title work and what you did to the trees....nicely done~

Melissa W said...

Love the glossy accents.

Sheila H said...

Cool layouts - love the details!

Classygirl said...

Cute layout. Love the trees!

Unknown said...

Very pretty layouts

Unknown said...

Very pretty layouts!

Papercrafting Princess said...

Loving all the pretty details especially on the tree.

rettaescape said...

Nice layout! Love all the dimensional affects!

Susan D said...

Nice LO. Love the trees and the snow!

Candyj said...

Love, love, love the blocking. Thanks for the inspiration!

ArtSeRae Taylor said...

This layout is cute. I love that you used Glossy Accents and I like the stickled star.

Mz. Lela said...

... I'm back on the Hop for Day #2 ;-). You are all so very creative.

Mandy said...

Great layout!! I LOVE glossy accents! Very nice!

earlybird1 said...

Love your lay out. Love the brownS and beiges.

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice layout tfs!!!

scrapdiva77 said...

Beautiful layouts. Thanks for the inspiration.

Audrey Sandra said...

love your layout,I feel a scralift coming on, thanks for all the details

Shanta said...

Great layout! Love all the detail!!

Audrey said...

sounds yummy

Patricia L. Logan said...

Love the Layout. thanks for sharing

carolyn graham said...

I will for sure be using this for one of my layouts.

Trina said...

This is nice! I like the Glossy Accents and Stickles that you used to enhance parts of your layout!

Shirley said...

Great LO's! tfs.

WrinkleFreeDiva said...

I like how you enhanced your title with Glossy Accents. That's a great idea. Great layouts! Now you'll be ready when the Christmas pictures come.

NC Peach said...

Fabulous LO! I love the title work and those trees! All you'll have to do is drop in some pictures now! Thanks for kicking off the hop for us, Dorothy! Great work!

Guadalupe Munoz said...

Looks very nice the glossy paper is great

Michele said...

very pretty! xo