A daily papercrafting blog which features my handmade cards showcasing Creative Expression's products including my own line of cutting dies and embossing folders, Cosmic Shimmer, Ranger, Spellbinders and more which use various techniques and ideas to hopefully inspire the creativity in you.
Hi bloggers! I am starting to amass quite a few extra Christmas cards from all the demos on the shows so I thought it was time to start adding them into the Wednesday card giveaway! I hope you don't mind. I started by stamping the Filigree Poinsettia Additions stamp in black all the way around the edge of a piece of milk card. I dried it well with a heat tool and used an anti static pad over it as well. Next I stamped it again, but this time using a Clear Perfect Medium pad. I tried to fill in the area between the previous stamps, then I coated it with Bright Gold embossing powder and heat embossed them. I used Midnight Black Colour Cloud around the edge with a smoothie to give it a sort of antiqued look. Next I cut a smaller piece of black card and used the stamp around the edge of it with the Clear Perfect Medium pad. I dusted the edges with Gold Sparkle mica powder and removed the excess with a tissue. I cut the Christmas Angel 2016 in the centre of this piece to get the aperture shape. I added the aperture to another piece of milk card covered with a sticky adhesive sheet. I cut one more angel out of milk card and re inserted the die back into the aperture shape, then filled in the sticky areas with Diamond Sprinkles. I went all the way around the edge with a bead of dries clear glue and coated it with Iced Snow and allowed it to dry. I made two poinsettias out of milk card and used a gold paint pen around the edges. I seated the flowers on the corner of the topper with some metallic gold linx. The card was completed with a pierced milk mat, a thin black and thin gold mat and a final milk mat. The finished dimensions are
7 1/2" x 8" in size. If you would like to be included in the drawing to win this card, just leave a comment on this blog post. The winner will be announced on Saturday's blog post. All for now,