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Saturday, 2 October 2010

Another Christmas Card

Have you seen the latest issue of Craft Stamper? Well, do, if you get a chance. First, there's a new Promarker technique by Vixykins which you should check out. Then, of course, there's the free stamp. And there are some samples that had me itching to pull out my ink supplies.

I made a couple of cards, and this is the first of them.






I first cut nine square with my nesties (second smallest of the large set), then stamped the image in Versamark on each, catching different areas each time. I embossed with gold embossing powder, and then added gold glitter to the bauble shapes. I arranged the squares in a square of gold mirriboard (cut with the largest of the nesties set). The background is more of the green card, covered with some gold-printed vellum from Papermania which I attached with some gold brads.

I love the rich colours in this one - it's almost not important what the image is, it's all about the swirls and shine.

I'd like to enter this card into the special World Cardmaking Day challenge on Daring Cardmakers.

7 comments:

laney said...

WOW!!! What a stunning card Josephine!!! so very elegant I love it
hugs
laney

Brenda Brown said...

A beautiful card Josephine, very rich colours and gorgeous glitz. B xxxx

Karen Howard said...

Very beautiful! Thanks for playing along in my blog candy! Hugs, Karen

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

this is a beautiful holiday card! Happy World Card Making Day from Papercraft Star! We'd love to have you enter some of your talented projects in our challenges there. We're also having a DT call soon and there is still time to enter our PTI gift certificate drawing too! http://papercraftstar.blogspot.com/2010/09/another-gift-certificate-give-away-at.html

Kathy said...

Gorgeous colours and the touches of gold add to the opulence - just right for Christmas, eh? Thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers WCMD challenge - I hope you'll also take a look at our regular dare for this week which is the October Birthstone challenge

Lynda said...

What a fabulous card - love the lovely rich colours. Thanks for joining in with the WCMD fun over at Daring Cardmakers.

Lynda xxx

Jo said...

Love the red and green against the gold - a stunning card!

jo x

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