Maker Moments: This Cute Christmas House

So for some reason, I just can’t escape this adorable little die set called “Prims”. I showcased it in September and October and now I just can’t stop from making it into a Christmas house. (And now its November). I also had to include the little Perfect Matchbook die to complete the look because the holidays are just around the corner and everyone needs a box.  So here is my pretty little shot of the collection.  Nothing fancy but definitely right on trend for the 2016 season. You will need these dies to create the following projects:

Spellbinders Platinum Machine: PL-001

Prims Die Set: S2-251

Perfect Match Contour Die: SR-015,This is a steel rule die and will cut a variety of materials

 

The house card and box have a background of watercolor brush marks.  I think watercoloring is just the best because it’s fun, easy and best of all,  imperfect! The little details on the card are created by using a white roller pen. Don’t forget to cut the heart and door from glittered paper or glittered foam paper. I think it dresses up the card a bit.

I’m always looking for those little tiny jewelry boxes for Christmas gifts.  This match box is perfect for gift cards as well.  Choosing different materials and patterns to die-cut always adds to that personal touch.

If you work the Prims set just right, you can use the rectangular die for a tag and embellish it with a star or a heart.  I stamped the sentiments onto black paper using white ink to give it a chalkboard effect.  These are perfect to make up ahead of time for the holidays.

Wanting to make any of these projects? Here is a list of the supplies I used:

Black Cardstock

White Cardstock

Red Cardstock-scrap

Green Cardstock-scrap

Patterned Paper of your Choice

Glittered Paper

Watercolor Paints

Watercolor brush

White Roller Gel Pen

White Ink

Sentiment Stamps

Foam Dots-for popping up some images

Ribbon

Small Pom Pom Balls

Twine

Jute

Holly Leaves-(optional)

Leave me a note. I would love to hear from you!

 

XO,

 

Debi

 

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