Today I am using the set called Christmas Wreath.
To start out what I did was to very faintly stamp the wreath onto white paper.
I only wanted the shape and did not care about the image showing up too much.
Next, I pretty much made a mess with paint, again I only wanted the shape and was not too concerned with how it looked at this point.
I added some sparkle to the paint in case any or the painted wreath showed through in my final product.
I also die cut a couple of different sized leaves in different papers and die cut little pears also.
Then I took the 2 smaller stamps from the stamp set and stamped each leaf.
After I stamped them I ran them through a paper crimper a couple of times to distress them.
After that was done, I adhered them to the wreath background, creating a 3-d wreath.
I added some fibers and embellishments and embossed the saying in black on the card front.
Ahhh, I could just stare at this for hours I think the colors are so gorgeous and relaxing!
All of the decorative papers are from Authentique Paper’s Free Bird – COMFORT series.
The decorative corners are from Authentique Paper’s – Wonder Headlines.
I hope you have enjoyed seeing how I came up with this design.
I am just loving playing with these stamps and know you will love them too!
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s post.
I have entered this card into Embellish.com’s color chalenge.
It is Tuesday and it is that time of the week when Sweet Stamps has issued a new challenge.
This week we are challenging you to do a Christmas Bling Card.
Here is what I came up with.
Bear with me. This was extremely hard to photograph.
If I was able to capture the sparkle and bling, the background was washed out or the wrong green. If I got the green to be right, you could not see any of the shimmer and sparkle.
I tried outside, inside, in the shade in the light, in the sunlight and nothing worked. This is the best I could get and I am still not happy with the final outcome.
On the positive side, I have to say, the Holiday Sweets Set is just about the most fantastically fun set ever. I love how all the candies look stamped.
I could use this set forever and never get tired of it.
Other items used:
Have a terrific day!
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I have never made an excuses for my love of Authentique Paper, right?
Well they have a new challenge up starting today.
If you participate in the challenge you have a chance at winning some Authentique Paper goodies.
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Here are the sketches:
Here is what I came up with for the card sketch, using Authentique Paper’s – WONDER.
Here is what I came up with for the layout using Authentique Paper’s – GATHERING.
I hope you have liked my show and tell today, I’d love for you to head on over to the blog and see what the other ladies on our Design Team have come up with for these sketches!
Have a wonderful weekend.