Thursday, September 16, 2010
With Christmas a few months away I have a lot of people who are already looking for Holiday card ideas and so I am already incorporating holiday cards in my workshops. Today's card is based on a card done by demonstrator Heather Summers. Although she created a Joy Fold card I made this a bit simpler as I had several first time stampers.
The card base is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Old Olive. I trimmed one end by about 1 3/8" and added a Pear Pizzaz layer to the inside of the card so that it shows where the trimmed front would have been.
I added Cherry Cobbler and Jolly Holiday designer paper to my card front and then created a separate layer that overlaps and goes off the end of the card front.
I stamped my images from the Delightful Decorations set in Old Olive ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock. I then stamped another image in Cherry Cobbler on some scrap cardstock and punched it out using the Ornament punch. I popped this up over the Old Olive ornaments. Using a ruler, I drew in 'string' with the Pear Pizzaz marker. The sentiment is from the Teeny Tiny Wishes set and stamped with Cherry Cobbler ink. I attached the image to a layer of Cherry Cobbler and then adhered this to my card front.
I love the fresh fun look of this card. The Jolly Holiday designer paper really makes the card.
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Thanks and have a great day.
Supplies: Stamp Sets - Delightful Decorations, Teeny Tiny Wishes Cardstock - Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Pear Pizzaz, Jolly Holiday designer paper Inks - Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler Accessories - Pear Pizzaz marker, Ornament Punch, dimensionals