Shades of Fall!

New Impression Obsession Challenge – Shades of Fall!

To enter the challenge go to the  Impression Obsession blog (all the details are there!). A random challenge card will be selected to showcase on the IO blog AND you can to enter to win a $25 gift certificate to IO just by playing!

My card uses the following Impression Obsession  products: DIE222-Z Reading Tree, DIE174-W Greeting Set

I used Gelatos for my background and on a piece of white cardstock for my die cut phrase. I added some gesso clouds and then added my tree. I used Autumn Flower Soft for extra texture on the tree. HYCCT1416 Fall Birthday1 Jeanne_Streiff

Looky at what the IO Girls made!

Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Vicki Garrett

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Sizzix & Vintaj Bezel Jewelry Blog Hop!

Get ready for some awesome and inspiring projects using Vintaj and Sizzix!  We’ve teamed up to bring you a whole week of crafts using the brand new Sizzix Bezel Framelits Dies and the Vintaj brass Bezels. There will be one new project every day to light your crafting fancy. We also have a very special giveaway! You can enter to win HERE!

October 7th Tami Mayberry

October 8th Anna-Karin Evaldsson

October 9th Anna Wight

October 10th Michelle Stewart

October 11th Jeanne Streiff <— You are here!

October 12th Vintaj and Jess Lincoln

For today’s project I used:

659348 Sizzix Framelits Die Set 4PK – Round Bezels, 658312 Sizzix DecoEmboss Die – Weathervane, Vintaj 1-Piece Circle Bezel Decorative Pendant, 32 mm, Ranger VPKR-658312 Sizzix DecoEmboss Die – Weathervane Rusted Hardware Kit, Ranger VPKS Vintaj Glaze/Sealer, 2-Ounce, 29906 Vintaj Relief Block29899 Vintaj Head Pins, Vintaj Round Nosed Pliers, Ranger Copper Foil Sheets and my Big Shot.

Rooster Pendant Jeanne_Streiff

I die cut the center circle from a Ranger Copper Foil Sheet with 659348 Sizzix Framelits Die Set 4PK – Round Bezels and my Big Shot.Rooster Pendant 1 Jeanne_Streiff

I them embossed with 658312 Sizzix DecoEmboss Die – Weathervane.Rooster Pendant 4 Jeanne_Streiff

I used my finger to dab on some color with 658312 Sizzix DecoEmboss Die – Weathervane and peeled off the backing and adhered it to  a Vintaj Circle Bezel Decorative Pendant. Rooster Pendant 2 Jeanne_Streiff

To finish my project I sanded the pendant a bit to let some shine come through the patina with a 29906 Vintaj Relief Block. After sanding I sealed the pendant with Ranger Vintaj Glaze/Sealer. I used Vintaj Round Nosed Pliers and a 29899 Vintaj Head Pin to attach my bead.

Rooster Pendant 3 Jeanne_Streiff

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Snowlady Treat Bag

I am having so much fun with the Sack It to You die sets from Taylored Expressions that I have another project to share. This time I used the Sack It – Snowman accessory dies and the new Embossing Folder – Zig Zag to make this sweet snowlady with a fancy hat.

Snowlady Sack-it Jeanne_Streiff

I started by cutting Sugar Cube cardstock (you need 2 for the bag) with the Sack It To You die. Assemble your bag.Snowlady Sackit 1 Jeanne_Streiff

Next I die cut all the parts. I used Marshmallow Felt for the hat band.Snowlady Sackit 2 Jeanne_Streiff

I used the Zig Zag Embossing folder on the hat. Here is my hat assembled. I added a button to the hat band (I sponged all of my pieces with Vintage Photo ink before assembly).Snowlady Sackit 4 Jeanne_Streiff

Here is a closer look. I had these cute googly eyes in my stash. I have no idea where they came from. I think they were just waiting for this project. Snowlady Sackit close Jeanne_Streiff

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