Hi there! Just poppin’ in for a quick reminder of this month’s Ornament challenge at CAS Christmas. The challenge closes on April 24, so there is still time to play along. Here’s my card.
This is the first year I’m making Christmas cards outside of the holiday season, so I thought I would incorporate a little spring rainbow into my card. 😉 The ornaments were stamped with Memento black ink on a stitched rectangle panel die cut from Neenah cardstock. Masking was used where they overlapped.
Coloured with Copics in rainbow colours. Drew in the strings with a black Copic Multiliner and a ruler. Black heat embossed the sentiment with clear glitter embossing powder. Mounted the panel with foam adhesive to a white top folding card base. Finished with clear shimmer on the ornaments for more sparkle.
Now It’s your turn to add your CAS ornament Christmas card to our gallery. If you need more inspirations, head over to the CAS Christmas blog HERE. Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!
Hello there. Just popping in quickly to wish you all a merry Christmas. Hope Santa was good to you and spoiled you rotten. I know I was… 😁 My card today was created with masking, stamping and heat embossing.
Hi again. I have more puppy Christmas cards to share. I love replacing letters in sentiments with cute critters, so I couldn’t resist with the Fluffy Stockings Stamp & Die set from Hero Arts.
The perfect letter J, don’t you think? Stamped the puppy on Neenah cardstock and on pattern paper with Memento black ink. Coloured with Copics, including shading on the pattern paper image. Next, fussy cut the stocking portion from the paper pattern stamped image and paper pieced onto the Neenah stamped image. Die cut image with the coordinating die.
Die cut Hero Arts Joy from black cardstock and the matching pattern paper to stack for dimension. Outlined edges with a black marker. For the background, blended distress inks in matching colours on regular white cardstock. I got rid of a lot of my colour cardstock this summer since I hardly ever use them and of course, they would have come in handy this time.
Created the snowy background with embossing paste and a Falling Snow stencil from Simon Says Stamps. Die cut a stitched rounded rectangle from white cardstock and stamped wishing you in black. Assembled the card onto a white top folding card base and added clear shimmer to “joy” to finish.
I wanted the multi-coloured pattern paper to stand out, so I just used Kraft rather then blending a rainbow background.
This was actually my first card I did where I coloured with Copics instead of paper piecing. I switched to paper piecing thinking it would be quicker. I was wrong. 😂
And there you have it. Thank you for visiting. Happy Holidays!
Hi there. Just getting today’s card in under the wire for a challenge. So it’s a quick one and it’s another Christmas card, but this time it’s an interactive spinner card.
Pair skating was the idea behind my card!. 😉 Stamped the bears and ice from NBUS Lawn Fawn Beary Happy Holidays on X-Press It paper with black Memento ink, coloured with Copics, then die cut out with the matching NBUS dies.
A white A2 card base was created from Bristol paper. Blueprint Sketch, Salty Ocean and Tumbled Glass distress inks were blended with a mini blending tool for the background and spritz with water to give a snowy look. NBUS Infinity Oval dies from Hero Arts were used to die cut the window opening on the card front and to create the frame.
The sentiment from Hero Arts Color Layering Christmas Tree was white heat embossed on black cardstock. Silver thread was sandwiched between the bears’ paws and skates. Clear shimmer was added for some sparkle to finish.
When it comes to one layer cards, I like to give it dimension by masking and shading. However, by using a layering stamp set this time, dimension was automatically achieved simply by stamping the layers. Here the popsicle was stamped with Altenew Green Fields ink set on a top folded white A2 cardbase. The rectangle was traced with a black Copic multiliner and a rounded rectangle die. The sentiment (Father’s Day was from a retired set) was black heat embossed with Versafine black ink and clear embossing powder. To make the sentiment stand out where it overlaps with the popsicle, it was outlined with a white gel pen. Normally I would not use glitter on masculine cards, but clearshimmer on the popsicle works to give it an icy look. A few clear droplets were added to finish.
The elephant and baby boy part of the sentiment were stamped with London Fog Memento ink on a side folded white cardbase. The elephant was coloured with Copics, then masked and Arctic ink was blended for the background. The Sweet part of the sentiment and the stripe border were stamped with Caribbean Sky ink. To finish, Glossy Accents was added to Sweet for some shine and dimension.