I would like to enter the following challenges -
Fan-tastic Tuesday Challenge - Anything Goes (I have been entering this challenge for a few weeks, not I pride myself in the fact I read challenge rules, but somehow (must be old age!!!) I missed that this is a square or rectangle challenge blog, so I apologise and at least this week I have it right lol).
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Us Girls Challenge - No 4 1/4' by 5 1/2' card (mine is 8 1/2' by 6')
613 Avenue Create Challenge - Anything Goes (optional twist sights, sounds, tastes of Autumn)
The new festive dies and stamps are brilliant for Christmas, especially
with a quick and easy background like this one :-)
And now for the step by step .............................
I used the brand new Creative Expressions craft dies from the Festive Collection
Mosaic Poinsettia and Classic Poinsettia with Creative Expressions coloured
I cut the tag from Creative Expressions Coloured Card Stock using Spellbinders
Fancy Tags 3.
I also layered up my card with both colours of card stock and gold mirror board that
I found in my stash. I cut a border to across my card also layered with gold mirror board.
Next I lightly stencilled through Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Hollybough with
Ranger Adirondack Meadow ink.
To help soften the background I added a spritz of water to give more of a water effect.
Next I took the gorgeous new stamps Creative Expressions single stamp Elegant Poinsettias
and stamped with Ranger Perfect Medium and heat embossed with Cosmic Shimmer
Christmas Red Sparkle embossing powder.
I inked the edges with Distress Ink Festive Berries and Aged Mahogany.
I stamped the sentiment from the new Creative Expressions single stamp Snowflake
Bauble with the perfect medium and Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold detail embossing
powder. I also embossed the Creative Expressions stamp set Textures (script) over the
bold poinsettias I cut earlier.
I added my background and then added some Creative Expressions Ribbon.
I edged everything with Creative Expressions Gilding Wax Enchanted Gold
and added extra over the detail poinsettias I cut earlier. I also layered the sentiment on
gold mirror card.
I put everything together and added some Creative Expressions Small Circle Dazzlers
for some extra Christmas sparkle :-)
Right I better be off, I have my best mate popping in soon, so I'm off to relax before hand and enjoy my Craft Stamper magazine that came today with a cuppa tea and a chocolate biscuit, and guess what, just in case you didn't know, I can do that as it's my birthday lol lol lol. (also got kids cleaning up as well, bliss!!!).
Happy Crafting :-)
Hugs Kezzy xxxxx