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Tuesday, 24 December 2013

December Daily by Dana Tatar


Hi Couture Creations fans! Dana here today sharing my December Daily Carousel. December is always a whirlwind month for me, so I thought a spinning album would be a fun way to document my days. I started with some notecards and photo sleeves and added texture and color with my favorite Couture Creations Wrapped in Joy Embossing Folders and some Premium Nesting Dies.



Follow these steps to create "chalkboard" finish embossed cardstock:

1. Emboss white cardstock with your favorite Wrapped in Joy Embossing Folders.
2. Paint each piece of cardstock with gesso. Let dry.
3. Paint each piece of cardstock with festive colors of watered-down acrylic paint. Let Dry.
4. Sand each piece of cardstock with a Sanding Block to reveal the white core.


Continuing with the chalkboard theme, I die-cut black cardstock with a Victorian Square Nesting Die to create date placecards to number my notecards. I stamped the numbers onto each square white ink.


Here's my notecards for the first half of the month. I tucked painted cardstock pieces behind the large photos and into photo sleeves for a pop of color. I attached the date cards to the back of each notecard.


Thanks so much for stopping by today!


Couture Creations Supplies:
CO723607 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Christmas Lyrics Embossing Folder
CO723598 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Joyful Wishes Embossing Folder
CO723602 Wrapped In Joy Collection - A Songbird's Poinsettia Embossing Folder
CO723604 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Peaceful Ornaments Embossing Folder
CO723595 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Jolly Christmas Embossing Folder
CO723599 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Cardinal's Wreath Embossing Folder
CO723601 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Reindeer Silhouette Embossing Folder
CO723605 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Joyful Christmas Embossing Folder
CO723593 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Wild Holly Embossing Folder
CO723606 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Champagne & Holly Embossing Folder
CO723600 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Early One Morning Embossing Folder
CO723603 Wrapped In Joy Collection - Sugarplum Ball Embossing Folder
CO723048 Victorian Square Nesting Dies
CO723060 Sanding Block
CO723039 Precision Trimmer
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