Hello friends! Welcome to another BBTB2 Monday! My amazing Design Team sister, Julie, challenge the Bitten by the Bug 2 Design Team to create a Christmas White-on-White project. I love this challenge! I used white, silver, and white hues on my 3D stocking!
Are you ready for a confession? This cute little stocking started as an ornament/small gift sleeve. However, when I realized I had nothing truly Christmasy looking to add to the stocking (and let it peek from the top - like a candy cane), I punted and came up with the silverware holder stocking! It was pure dumb luck that I transitioned so quickly - my new red table runner was sitting on the kitchen table and that inspired me to pull out Christmas china and shift gears to a place setting.
I used three cartridges to create the stocking, Art Philosophy, Artiste and Craft Room Basics. I cut the stocking from the Art Philosophy cartridge at 5.5 inches tall. I cut a front and back layer, flipping the back layer to the reverse direction. I used silver card stock to cut the toe and heel sections. I welded tabs to the front of the stocking using Craft Room Basics cartridge. The tabs were folded to the inside and glued to the back layer of the stocking
The rosette pieces, two of them, were cut at 1.2 inches using Artiste cartridge. The two pieces were glued together, folded on the score lines, and assembled with snowflake cuts from Art Philosophy glued to the front and back to help the rosette hold its shape. I topped the rosette with a floss bowed button.
I cut extra snowflakes and used them to embellish the white on cream print stocking. I layered the snowflakes to add dimension to the stocking.
I will still make more of these cute little stockings to use on my tree, but now I think I will make more stockings to use on the Christmas dinner table too.
I hope that you decide to join us at Bitten by the Bug 2 for our weekly Cricut Challenge. I love this week's White on White Christmas challenge. Please go to the BBTB2 blog and review the challenge rules on our sidebar, then join us for some white Christmas fun!
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