Red, White, and Blue!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

With decorations, BBQ's, fun and games there is so much to do this holiday season.  Here are some more project ideas from Sizzix to help you celebrate in style!

Here's a cute Red, White, and Blue paper kit that has your Family in mind!

Fold cardstock in half to form card base. Emboss cardstock. Trim a piece of patterned paper to size and adhere to embossed cardstock. Stitch around patterned paper, if desired.  Mat embossed cardstock on cardstock and attach to card. Die-cut Phrase, Chill from cardstock, attach to card and embellish with glossy accents. Die-cut Star from patterned paper, Chalk Edges, attach to card and embellish with Glitter. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Attach ribbon bow.

How about a darvelous door hanger to help people see your patriotic spirit!

Die-cut Album page from cardstock to form door hanger and ink edges. Die-cut Swirl from cardstock and attach. Die-cut Phrase, Happy from cardstock and attach. Die-cut Number and attach. Die-cut Phrase, Thanks trim away unnecessary letters and attach. Die-cut Pinwheel from double-sided patterned paper, assemble, secure with a Brad and attach. Embellish with button and Glitter. Add ribbon to hang.

** How to make a homemade pinwheel**

1. Print the pinwheel pattern provided. Cut the solid lines. Lay it on top of your patterned paper and lightly paste the corners down.
2. Cut-out the pinwheel on the solid lines only.
3. Cut the dotted lines from the four corners to the center circle. Try not to cut into the center circle.
4. Use the sharpened pencil to poke a hole through the four tiny dark circles.
5. Make the tiny holes on the four points meet at the center circle.
6. Push the ends of a paper fastener through the holes on the pinwheel. then push the fastener through the center circle.

And last but not least, an amaaaazing star wreath!

Die-cut Stars several times from Plain and Patterned Paper backed with chipboard. Adhere Stars together to form a wreath. Embellish with ribbon and Glitter!

Because there are so many ways to celebrate and show off your holiday spirit we'd better get started! Have fun crafting and don't forget to check out our Red, White, and Blue section for some awesome deals!

Happy creating, crafting, and celebrating!


- - Sheryl - - said...

love the star card!

Renee said...

These crafts are adorable. Thanks for sharing. It is another reason to feel so proud!!


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