Monday 29 October 2018

Uniko October Release - Introducing BIG & BOLD: Merry & Background Builders: Christmas 2018

The last of the introductions to Uniko's October release today. And there's a bit of a Christmas vibe going on.


Just two projects to share today and I'm starting with a decorated Christmas gift bag.

I wasn't too sure how the inks would take to the paper bag or if I could squeeze it into my misti, but i decided to give it a go.  And the results are pretty good when compared to the gift tag which is regular card stock.

Stamps: Background builders Christmas 2018 + sentiment strip from Background Builders Christmas
Inks: SU, real red, emerald envy, baked brown sugar
Die: MFT Die-namics, stitched traditional tags

Now since I've been neglecting the purples a bit my final offering today is a bright and sparkly purple and silver Christmas card.

I simply stamped the strips onto white card, edged them with silver washi - trimmed right down on the top and bottom strips - and matted it all onto a purple card base. Easy peasy!

Stamps: Background Builders Christmas 2018 & Background builders Christmas
Ink: Ranger distress, wilted violet
Silver washi from my stash

OK that's all the introduction completed. Tomorrow sees the big reveal and blog hop in the morning and then the stamps go on sale in the evening - 9.00pm UK time. 

Thanks for looking today and be sure to pop by tomorrow when I've a trio of Christmas cards to share with you.

And while you're waiting keep crafting!

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  1. Another amazing showcase. I think you little gift bag looks fab xx

  2. Love the gift bag and living these 2 last products x x

  3. So clever to use this background set to decorate a tag/bag gift ensemble! Beautiful! Your purple and silver card...oh my! Swooning!

  4. What a super idea to decorate the gift bag. it works so well, and the matching tag too!

  5. Adore that elegant gift bag and tag Jane ... so clever. I've been swooning over that and trying to get a different idea in my head! Simply impossible. Love the purple too ... before I saw that one I guessed you'd have some purple beauty up your sleeve and you've not disappointed. Fab ideas x

  6. Fab idea with the gift bag and festive tag Jane.
    Lovely to see you on Saturday, hope you got a seat on the way home. :)

  7. Ooooh, LOVE the purple ... again! My fave color, too.
    Great gift ensemble.

  8. Amazing ! Such a fabulous idea to decorate a gift bag with this Background Builders stamp set. I really love it and I will surely CASE if that's OK. A gorgeous purple card too, lovely paired with this silver shimmer. Fabulous ! x


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