Thursday, October 4, 2012
Stampendous May Arts Collaboration Week
All this week, the Stampendous Design Team is collaborating with May Arts. I have to tell you how excited I am about this. May Arts ribbon is the absolute best. There are so many glorious styles and colors which makes May Arts the perfect match for my favorite stamp company, Stampendous.
I created a Halloween Treat Bag. Stampendous released so many fun Halloween stamps this year, you could make a bunch of these, each one a little different. How perfect is this for school parties.
I started with a 10-1/2" x 3-3/4" piece of cardstock, scored at 1", 5-1/2", 5-3/4" and 6". On a panel that is 1/8" smaller, I stamped the Crowscape image using Versamark. After adhering the panel to the front of my scored cardstock, I diecut a small circle through both layers.
I stamped the Scruffles Candy image onto X-Press It Blending Card using Memento Tuxedo Black ink, colored it with Copics and then fussy-cut. I used dimensional foam adhesive to adhere it to the treat bag.
And now for the ribbon. I took this yummy orange gingham and created a korker bow by wrapping the ribbon around a dowel and heating it in my oven for 20 minutes (250 degrees). There is a great tutorial on the May Arts You Tube site, here. I love the look of curled ribbon. To finish the bow, I threaded some more of the ribbon through a button and secured the whole thing to my bag with a glue dot.
OK, there is one last detail. I filled a clear bag with my new favorite candy, white chocolate candy corn m&m's. I stapled the top of the bag, ran a strip of tape on the inside of my treat bag and placed the clear bag inside.
Please visit the following blogs and leave comments for a chance to win prizes from Stampendous and May Arts. Also, please stop back on Saturday for the grand finale, a huge Stampendous May Arts Blog Hop. There will be even more chances to win.
Melinda Gleissner (that's me)
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