Saturday 21 November 2015

Snowflake Joy Recipe Christmas Card Series #3

Fill your Christmas Card Box - Pt 3

Three more cards for the Christmas box using designer paper and a few simple embellishments to create a sweet but quick card. The focus for this one was using older dies and stamps and a paper pad to have a ready made background.

Paper pack - Trimcraft Silent Night
Dies - spellbinders rectangles and ornate trim, movers and shapers oval, snowflake.
Stamps - Framelits Holiday Joy, Letter to Santa
Distress inks - ground espresso, bundled sage
Archival ink - watering can

Cut background card and belly band border ink edges with ground espresso. Cut oval stamp with greenery and joy
Die-cut frame, ornate trim and snowflake from gold card .....

.... and assemble. I used small foam pads on the frame and thicker ones on the joy oval to create dimension and interest. I even experimented with turning the card on the side, it worked well although I couldn't fit the ornate trim on.

Some of my close friends are not into the vintage, grungy styles I like and this was a refreshing change to make for them. Three more for the box and minimum postage - yay. 

I hope you are enjoying the quick card series, please let me know if you use any as inspiration.

Take care.

hugs Brenda xxx