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Monday, 19 August 2013

More Christmas Cards

I've been busy - some of these were made a couple of weeks ago, and some were done this weekend. This first group of four are all similar. In some, I ink dusted some card before stamping using a Chocolate Baroque Big Bold Backgrounds stamp, then added a heat embossed and glittered single bauble.

 In this instance, I used a Colourbox stamp pad in Berry Blaze

 In this one, I used an ink pad I've had forever - I think it's an Inkstone pad.

 In this one, I used a Colourbox ink pad in Autumn shades.

And finally, I used a Colourbox ink pad in Blossom shades.


In these two, I stamped using Memento ink, then glittered the background layer.

These next three all use a stamp I've had for many years. I've used it for a number of cards over the years, but, when I saw the background I've used here (which comes from Chocolate Baroque's Harlequin Christmas set,) it seemed like an ideal combination. Again, I've used a range of ink pads - some mulit-colour pads, and some are a mix of Distress inks. I've added some solid colour card, and Spellbinders Nestibilities and Fancy Lattice dies.




And finally, some more cards where I used another part of the Chocolate Baroque Harlequin Christmas set.


In these two, I used the Acrylic Block technique with Distress Inks in the background, and then stamped with Versamark ink and embossed in gold. The stamps are from various sources. I stamped the main image in Distress Ink, and then again in Versamark which I embossed in gold, before layering the diamonds on top of the coloured image, and finished with a ribbon.

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