Monday, November 17, 2014

Christmas Stocking Cards****Dusty Attic/Maja Design***

 Hello,today I am here to share with you a couple cards & LO's I did,using lots of Dusty Attic's Amazing chipboard.I love working with chipboard!!! The cards I made are Christmas Stocking cards. I have been making, the tiny stockings, using the Dusty Attic Christmas Banners& thought I would make a couple cards,in fact I may even make more. Before I started to Scrapbook,one of my hobbies was making Christmas Stockings. These cards are stitched together,just like a stocking,leaving the top open for notes,tags& gift Certificates,or whatever else you can squeeze in. Speaking of Gift Certificates, you can now get them from Dusty Attic,plus you can order your own chipboard through Dusty Attic & have it delivered right to your door. Here is my first card,it measures about 4.5 inches wide & 11 inches in length. Oh,you can also hang these up for display....

The Dusty Attic Chipboard used:
ATC Frame #1
ATC Frame #1 (DA0673)
Snowflakes (DA0501)
Christmas Banners
Christmas Banners (DA0769)
Foliage (DA0506)
mini Chicken Wire
mini chicken wire(DA0788)
mini Words #2
mini word #1 (DA0476)
mini Heart Border (DA1015)
Dusty in Colour Clear Gloss Varnish
Dusty in Colour Clear Gloss Varnish (DA0901)
I used Vintage Frost Basics Collection from Maja Design

The flowers & berries are Petaloo. I painted most of the chipboard with white crackle paint,then rubbed in a brown chalk, once the crackle dried, to bring out the cracks. I used Prima white sand texture for the snow effect..
I hand cut out the little circles for the banner,from the paper, I was using,inked the edges,applied clear varnish & sprinkled on some glitter while the varnish was wet..I did paper layers,used lace,chipboard & pearls in my layers...
Used snowflakes as buttons on the stocking...
Here is my next Stocking Card...
The Dusty Attic used:

Poinsetta (DA1023)
Snowflakes (DA0501)

mini Heart Boarder (DA1015)
Foliage (DA0506)
Branches  6pk
Branches 6pk(DA0376)
Fancy trim  #2
Fancy Trim #2(DA0446)
mini Chicken Wire

mini Chicken Wire (DA0788)
Bird Nests #2
Bird Nest #2 (DA0721)
Bird Nests #1
Bird Nest #1 (DA0720)
Dusty in Colour Clear Gloss Varnish
Dusty in Colour Clear Gloss Varnish (DA0901)
I also used " A Gift for You Collection from Maja Design"
I used:Sent with Love,Packed by Santa's Elves-BS, My dear friend-BS,Given from the Heart,Die cut sheet & a BS of a label......

Here are some close ups of detail...
I did distressed, hand stitched,paper layers,using DA chipboard,lace & pearls in my layers..On most of the chipboard I used white crackle......
I dipped the poinsettia in water,then heat gunned it so that the petals would curl up.Then I applied 2 coats of red pepper color ink,then a thick coat of  clear crackle.Once the crackle I dry brushed in some black chalk to bring out the cracks.I then applied Prima white sand texture,sprinkling on some glitter as the texture was still wet. I also traced the outer piece of the poinsettia,to make leaves under with the paper I was working with. I then glued all the pieces together,using tweezers,to hold it together & giving the glue time to dry... 

Don't forget that you can order, from the Dusty Attic Website,plus get gift certificates... Thank you, so much for taking the time to look....Rachelle


  1. Gorgeous, love the crackle and snow effect on the poinsettia's and what a wonderful colour combination. It's a great christmas inspiration, especially with this beautiful chipboards! Many thanks for your comment on my blog, I'm very happy and proud! Hugs, Kerstin

  2. Oh my gosh. I don't know what to say. JUST STUNNING! Your creations take my breath away. p.s.. (am ordering the Prima white sand to try to create snow as you recommended)

  3. Stunning details. Can't imagine how long it takes you to do a layout but oh it is worth it! Easy for me to say right? :) Seriouly - I do enjoy seeing your work. Thanks for sharing some details.

  4. My goodness you are amazing, such an eye for detail.. really love these!

  5. Your stockings are so amzing, love these!

  6. Just saw these on DA blog and had to pop over, these are stunning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! love the design, papers and details, awesome i could look at them all day, hugs Liz xx

  7. I love the colors and the antique look. Gorgeous!