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Christmas Greetings pail

Susan Cobb

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Christmas Greetings pail
By Susan Cobb

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Designer's Tip: I stamped the Postcard Pretty image on the dark blue colored transparency material, then spritzed it with Smooch vanilla shimmer spritz and inked the edges silver for a snowy affect! The crystal flower overlaps the stamped image to complete a wintry collage. Be sure to use the textured side of the transparency for stamping and spritzing. Heat-set the spritz on the transparency to dry it. This pail would be great for holding holiday treats for gift giving!



  1. 1) Cut two dark blue transparency rectangles, 7 ½" x 4 3/8" each. Cut a scallop at each end to fit around the pail, using the pail as a guide and marking the transparency with a pencil. With the textured side of the transparency facing up, stamp the Postcard Pretty image onto the left side of one of the transparency rectangles (make sure the scallops are at the top) with black St?zOn ink. Heat set it briefly with the embossing tool to dry it quickly. Spritz over the transparency rectangle with Vanilla Shimmer Smooch, being careful not to cover the stamped image too much (if you get to much over the image, you can blot it gently with a paper towel). Heat set the smooch briefly with the embossing heat tool to dry it. Stamp on the second rectangle (or if desired, just spritz with smooch) and spritz as for the first piece. Attach the transparency pieces to the pail with Vellum glue dots and/or clear adhesive squares.
  2. 2) Add the crystal flower across the front of the pail, overlapping the stamped image as shown. Wrap the top with ribbon, attaching at the back with clear adhesive. Cut a 3 3/8" circle from blue transparency material and stamp "Christmas Greetings" over the center with silver ink. Heat set to dry it quickly. Ink the edges silver and heat set. Spritz with Smooch vanilla shimmer and heat set. Attach the circle to the lid with vellum glue dots. Gather 3 ribbons and tie a loose bow at the left side of the handle. Thread a 10" length of silver Memory Thread through the knot of the bow and tie at the back of the knot. Pull the ends to the front of the bow and wrap around a paintbrush handle to form tendrils. Tighten the bow and trim memory thread tendrils to length of tails.