Sunday, July 31, 2011

Merry And Bright

Here's the Christmas cards we'll be making at this month's stamp-a-stack classes.

Plenty of subtle glitter on the first one as I mixed dazzling diamonds with white embossing powder. We stamp the trees with Versamark ink, add my concoction and voila! wintery white trees with sparkle.

Materials used:
  • stamps - SU Lovely as a Tree, Verve sentiment
  • card - night of navy, whisper white, Sahara sand
  • other - dazzling diamonds, sponge dauber, dimensionals

The second card includes some watercolouring - you know how much I love it! - together with a few of my favourite colours. The embossing on the background ties in with the holly and swirls on the main panel and also stops the vanilla from being too plain.

Materials used:
  • stamps - Bells and Boughs, Elements of Style
  • card - crumb cake, very vanilla, cherry cobbler, watercolour paper
  • inks and markers - daffodil delight, more mustard, marina mist, always artichoke, cherry cobbler, crumb cake
  • other - dimensionals, aquapainter, Cuttlebug embossing folder

Are you starting to feel all Christmassy? 



Carla Bazhenow said...

Oh Kez, these are so beautiful. I absolutely love those bells!!! Hugs, C

Naomi Vaughan said...

Beautiful, really like the tree card.

Robyn P said...

I love the simplicity and sparkle of the first card. Looks like I will have to ink up my Lovely as a Tree set and get started on my Christmas cards.

Lynda said...

Wow...I guess again. Sorry sometimes that word is all I can think of. I love the texture of the bells card and the ingenuity of the 1st one. You are so v v creative kiddo. Thanks for sharing. ooxx

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Pick me Pick me! I would love to join in the fun. I am sure your girls will love it! Thanks for the ideas ... the first will make a fab Q&E card to do in bulk for Chrissy! So glad "Lovely ..." is not retiring. So many uses! Hugs xxaxx

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