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Monday, October 12, 2015

Vintage Candy Cane Lane Card/Decor

Was inspired by Karen Letchworth to make this Vintage Candy Cane creation. You can click here for Karen's blog post & creation.

Created this Christmas card with a Vintage look by using Tim Holtz Distress Ink walnut stain on the removable red/white pipe cleaner candy canes for decoration. Used red/white colors for Candy Cane theme. Embossed the white layer with Cuttlebug Candy Cane Stripes embossing folder for Candy Cane theme. Stamped a sentiment perfect for Candy Cane theme.

Supplies List 

adhesive: Scotch ATG
brads: 2 mini red - to hold the Candy Canes attached to card & allow for the Candy Canes
   to be removed for decoration
embossing: Cuttlebug Candy Cane Stripes emb folder
ink: Memento LadyBug
papers: cardstock - red, white  <-- scrap pieces for sentiment
pipe cleaners: red/white
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain
tools: MISTI
twine: red/white

Entering this into the following challenges:    

10/13  Simon Says Stamp Wed  Clean & Simple Christmas     5E(#3)   10/7

10/16  Allsorts Ch Wk332 - No design papers  3E(#2)  10/10
10/16  CHNC Christmas Ch250 Vintage/Shabby Chic   UE   10/10
10/16 HIMCR #220 Super Scraps Sat  3E(#3)  10/10
10/16  Suzy Bee's Ch 99 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... something beginning with S  UE  10/10
   S - stripes as in Candy Cane Stripes

10/17   Craft Your Passion Ch283 Always Anything Goes   3E(#1) 10/12

10/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Oct 2015  UE  10/1 
10/31  DL.ART Oct Linky Ch  1Eperday/no stack  10/1 


  1. Very pretty It looks like you will have all the cards you will need for Christmas , if you keep it up . I really like the pipe cleaner idea for the candy canes YUM!!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes OCTOBER Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  2. A very fun design, Melissa! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  3. Another super card Melissa and a perfect entry for our theme this week, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  4. How sweet, awesome vintage paper background, cute candy canes, great card.
    Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    DL.ART DT Member

  5. Very cute! I haven't used pipe cleaners in years! Thanks so much for joining us this time at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  6. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

  7. Another great card, Melissa!! Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog this week!

  8. This is such a great idea and your card looks super.Makes me want to find pipe cleaners now.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  9. A great card - thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge,

    Helen x