Saturday, 30 November 2013

Merry Christmas

Hello everyone! I seem to be on a roll with my Christmas cards of late. Todays card was inspired by a Spellbinders die set that I just received...I couldn't wait to use it! I have been waiting for the Scalloped Border One die which was on back order and it finally came!
I stamped my sentiment using Rich Cocoa onto X-Press It blending paper and I coloured some of the elements using KAISERfusion markers. As they are an alcohol based marker, you need to use a compatible ink and paper to get the best results. To enable the sentiment to blend in with the papers, I used a blending tool and some distress ink to soften the stark white. I am a beginner with alcohol markers and I tried to add some tones in the leaves to add some definition.


Paper: Kaisercraft St Nicholas Paper pad PP913, X-Press It Blending paper, SU! Cherry Cobbler, American Crafts Christmas Glitter Pad.

Stamp: Kaisercraft Turtle Dove C;ear Stamp CS844

Ink: Memeonto Rich Cocoa, Distress Ink Antique Linen

KAISERfusion Markers: G14 Asparagus, G16 Forest, R05 Poppy, P06 Champagne

Other: Spellbinders A2 Scalloped Borders One, Foliage, Layered Poinsettia and Classic Ovals Small, Memory Box Tiffany Frame, Kaisercraft Pearls Red SB795, Gold Ribbon, Hug Snug Seam Binding Chalky White, Gold Bead.

Thanks for stopping by!

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  1. What a beautiful card!! Love all the pretty details!!

  2. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-store. Nice to know you.



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