Monday, December 10, 2018

Penguin Gift Tags

Greetings!   Are you ready for the holidays?   I thought I was then realized I needed a few gifts tags to add to packages!  But as usual, I was in a hurry and only had a few minutes!  So I whipped out my Blank Page Muse stamps and colored pencils and created these 3 tag cards in about 15 minutes.    If you have less than 15 minutes you could even use these stamps without coloring them (See Below).
I pulled out some tiny cards from the dollar spot at my local craft store and stamped the penguins from  the Blank Page Muse Penguins on Ice Winter Holiday Stamp Set.

You can see below that after stamping these tags are cute enough to use without coloring too!

But I quickly added some color with my colored pencils and here are close ups of the finished tags!

I hope you have a great holiday Season!    ~ CHRIS

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Christmas Card Using a Non-Christmas Stamp

Hi Friends,
Here is a fun idea for a quick Christmas card.  Try looking at your non-holiday stamp supplies in a new light.  These little trees are actually the body of a little lady image.  So get thinking "outside the box."  I hope this card inspires you to stretch your supplies and your creativity.  Happy Holidays!

  1. Stamp both Phoebe lady stamps onto white card stock with black ink.
  2. Color the body of one which will become a tree.  Next, fussy cut all 3 trees.
  3. Punch 3 stars with a paper punch from white card stock. Use a black marker to outline 1 star.
  4. Add a bit of black card stock to form a tree trunk and adhere the middle tree with foam tape to the center of the card. 
  5. Add a bit of green card stock to form tree trunks, assemble the white trees, and attach to each side.
  6. Stamp a checkerboard border with black ink and attach along the bottom edge of the card.
  7. Finally, use black ink to stamp clusters of stars around the Christmas trees.
 A Closer Look:

BPM Supplies:
Phoebe Art Doll Rubber Stamp Sheet designed by Jayne Alexander

Other Supplies:
  • black ink pad
  • star paper punch
  • markers (red, green, black) 
  • green &black card stock
  • card base (5x7")
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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Dreams begin in the garden

Greetings!  Chris here and today I am exited to share this quick tag I created.  I paired the Fairy Queen Palace stamp with my distress markers and an embossed chipboard fairy to create the tag.

When I first saw this stamp I knew it needed to be added to my collection!

The stamp is 4x4 and large enough that it wouldn't all fit on my tag!
 I loved how this image stamped and it was so fun to color! 
Trust me if you love fairies you need this!

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Quick and Easy Christmas Tags

Hi all
I have a couple of easy tags to share today using stamps from The Blank Page Muse.

Product list

Stamp the base with a texture stamp using clear ink. Sprinkle over gold embossing powder and apply heat.
Next spray on red ink and leave to dry.
Ink some cheese cloth and dry it out before gluing it to the tag.

Stamp out the Santa head onto card and colour with markers. Cut out and stick to tag.
Finish with a sentiment and glitter balls.

Stamp on a texture and sprinkle with red embossing powder.  
Apply heat 
Spray with ink and dry off tag.
Stamp out three presents and colour them in.
Cut put and layer up on tag.
Finish with a sentiment 

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Vintage Christmas Window Display Card

Greetings today! Chris here and I am sharing this cheery holiday card.  For this card I was trying to re-create a vintage holiday store window display.  Can you picture it?  You are walking down a quaint street, snow gently falling.  You are looking at all the holiday window displays and suddenly one stands out. Everyone needs a new hat for the holidays.  That was my inspiration for this card!

Supplies used
Archival Ink
Window Die 
Flower Punch
Leaf Punch
Distress Ink
Distress Markers and Water Brush
Chipboard Greeting
Liquid Pearls


Color Image as desired.  My favorite coloring tools are distress markers/ink and a water brush.

Trim to fit inside front of card and set aside. 


Stamp bricks from BPM Art Journaling #2 Rubber Stamp Set over front of card.

Repeat stamping until card base is covered. 

Using window die, die cut window out of card front and remove centers. 

Die cut window from cardstock and add to card front.

Using pop dots place window scene behind card front. You can see the dimension below. 

Finish Card by adding flowers and greenery and chipboard greeting!

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Blank Page Muse Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to the Blank Page Muse Holiday Blog Hop!
Each one of our very talented Inspiration team members have created 
a Holiday craft idea for you to try. 
Please click on their names so you can visit the blogs and tutorials. 
Make sure you visit each of the designers,
 then come back here and let us know which were your favorite Holiday craft idea's!

One lucky reader will receive a special grab bag of assorted Blank Page Muse red rubber stamps! 
Giveaway ends December 8th, 2018

Jingle Bells Blues Ornament

Lama Ornament

Song of the Snowflakes 

Ticket Shaped Ornament.

Altered Tart Tins

By: Karen Sessions

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Here are the Blank Page Muse Stamps used:
(click on your favorites!)

Mannequin Dress Form
Country Christmas


Happy Lama
Soulful Dolls
Woodgrain Background
Holly Candles

Winter Wonderland

Santa on his sled
Moon Face
Classic Christmas

Hearty Doodles