Thursday, January 29, 2015

A Love Duet from Guest Designer Tina McDonald

Hello all! I am back again to share a couple more projects with you today using Quietfire designs. I have loved creating with these stamps throughout the month and will be continuing to do so right thru Valentine's day, coming up in just a couple of weeks!! And for that matter.... i don't think I'll be stopping just because Valentine's day is past! These are fabulous to use all thru the year!! So, let's get on with it shall we?


Today I will be sharing with you a card  as well as a candle!!


To create this card, here is what i did...
1. Create card base from black card stock 5" square. Trim striped paper slightly smaller. Distress edges and adhere to card front.
2. Trim cream card stock slightly smaller. Emboss using Spellbinders embossing folder and embossing machine (see supplies below). Adhere to card front. Machine stitch around edges.
3. Diecut black Royal circle die #3 (with #1 being the smallest).
4. Stamp sentiment onto cream card stock. Diecut using Standard Circles Lg.Nest together 2 circle dies and die cut striped paper to create a ring. Adhere to die cut sentiment.
5. Adhere black Royal Circle to card front using foam tape. Thread red ribbon thru and adhere to back of card front.
6. Adhere sentiment circle using foam tape. Tie ribbon into a bow and adhere, along with twine and flower.
7. Add pearls.

Supplies:



Quietfire Designs:    "The Future Is Uncertain"        
Spellbinders®: Grand Calibur® Machine , S4-444 Royal Circles, S4-116 Standard Circles Sm, S4-114 Standard Circles Lg, EL-015 M-Bossabilities folder, Cardstock (Cuddle Cream)
May Arts: Red Ribbon
Want2Scrap: Pearls
IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Versafile (Black Onyx)
Black card stock, twine    





For my second project, I have added a gorgeous Quietfire Design stamp to a candle!!!  I have created a video tutorial to show you just how I did this! It may look complicated but it is EASY to do!! Just watch!!


Supplies:

Quietfire Designs: "The Heart Has its Reasons"
IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Versafine (Black Onyx), Memento Dual Marker (Love Letter)
Tissue Paper
Candle
Heat Gun






And here is the video showing you just how to do this yourself!!





I'd love for you to follow along on my creative journey! Visit my blog here and subscribe to my Youtube channel here!!


A HUGE thank you to Quietfire Design for the honour of being their Guest Designer this month! I have LOVED creating these projects to share with you! Be sure to stop by my blog for more inspiration in the coming weeks using Quietfire Design!!
Until next time...
Happy Creating!
Tina McDonald



15 comments:

  1. Wow, Tina! Love the card layering and colors! And what a beautiful candle! Fabulous projects!
    If I wasn't already following you, I would be after seeing these projects! :)
    Thank you for being the guest designer at Quietfire!

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words!!! :)

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  2. Tina your card & candle are stunning love the red, white & black...school colors back in the day but its always stuck with me. Thank you for sharing & for being such an inspiration. Have a wonderful day.

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    1. What fabulous school colours!! It is my favourite colour scheme, as it is so classic and never goes out of style! Thank you for you kind words and you have a great day as well!

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  3. beautiful projects. Love the tissue paper on the candle. Have a great day

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    1. Thanks Yogi!! Have a great day as well!

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  4. Thank you for the candle tutorial and such personal touches such as sewing on the border and the pearls which surrounds a beautiful sentiment.

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  5. The card and candle are so beautiful, I pinned them to my Beautiful Cards board. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765606662909/

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  6. Awesome idea, I used to put images into the hot wax (pictures),to make candles this is so much easier. maybe I need to get my wax out and try this for stamping!

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  7. BEautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Gorgeous candle and card, but I am really impressed with the candle, awesome! I see a lot of them in my future

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