Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Christmas Card Challenge


Hi everyone!

I sure had lots of fun getting inky making this card for the Christmas Card Challenge!
I used the emboss resist technique. I haven't played around with that technique for quite some time. I forgot how fun it is!  I thought it would work well for this card.

Here's the beautiful inspiration photo:



First I stamped and embossed Penny Blacks, "Snowy Grove." I LOVE those gorgeous trees! Then I sponged on some SU Midnight Muse ink. I cut out the Memory Box Winter Cabin Landscape die in white. For a bit of bling, I added some silver glitter paper for the windows of the house.



Then I adhered the Santa and reindeer from Cheery Lynn . The sentiment is Katie and Company, stamped with SU black. I added a white frame using Impression Obsession 6 in 1 frame die.


In this photo you can see the texture from the embossing a bit better:


Be sure to head over and check out the DT cards and play along! We would love to see your creations in the gallery!




Entering this at:

Jingle Belles (bling...silver glitter paper)

jingle belles

Alphabet challenge Y is for you choose...Christmas!

Alphabet Challenge Blog


Paper: SU white, black, silver glitter,Midnight Muse
Ink:SU black,Midnight Muse
Stamps: Penny Black Snowy Grove, Katie and Co.
Dies: Cheery Lynn Santa and sleigh, MB Winter cabin landscape, Impression Obsession 6 in 1 frames




11 comments:

  1. This is just fabulous

    Kathyk

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  2. Laurie, great embossing, I love
    very much the effect of embossing !
    Your looks like a painting !

    Ineke XX

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  3. Just stunning Laurie !
    Greetz
    Margo

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  4. This is absolutely beautiful. Love how you framed the whole thing and the pretty tree background.

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  5. Wow, that background is created as lace. Extremely! Beautiful, wonderful card.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  6. Your wintry scene is absolutely lovely ... so glad you helped us BLING on Christmas at Jingle Belles.

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  7. Love this Laurie........another stunning creation!

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  8. Just the best putting together of fabulous die cuts ever .

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  9. holy xmas guacamole!!! what a beautiful (& SPARKLY!) totally amazzzzzzzing card! seriously, one of the most gorgeous compositions i've ever seen! so happy you are "blinging on the holidays" with us at ♥JINGLE BELLES♥!!! :)

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  10. Just love your card and that gorgeous die cutting! :)

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