Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Peace on Earth

 Happy day!  Christmas card season has begun!!!  Heartfelt Creations has released some gorgeous Christmas stamps which I have used on this card;

I am quite enamoured of the Elegant Holly Swirls that was released last month, and now, there is another set with a lovely Christmas Eve service feel to it called, Church in the Wildwood.  Specific instructions for this card including measurements can be found on the Heartfelt Creations blog

I stamped the small Elegant Holly Swirl on ivory cardstock using pale brown/grey ink. I coloured the holly and berries using copic markers and NOT with prismacolours as the ink from the next step with not dry properly. I over stamped the Peace on Earth sentiment in dark brown ink on the holly swirl. Using a glue pen, I traced the under or over side of the swirls and applied glitter.

Using these stamps is reminding me how much I love my essentials glue pad, my Sakura glue pen and Art Institute glitter.  After I made this card, I went to pick my kids up from their after school programs, and they wanted to know what glitter explosion I walked through!  Getta outta here!  I didn't think I had that much sparkle on me, but I guess I was wrong...

stamps; Elegant Holly Swirls, Church in the Wildwood (Heartfelt Creations)
paper' brown, walnut creme, hayley (bazzill), candy cane (melissa frances)
ink; pumice stone distress ink, espresso adirondack (ranger)
accessories; twig glitter (art institute glitter), glue pen, white gel pen (sakura), essential glue pad (tsukineko), ribbon (su!), double garland border punch (martha stewart), copic markers


Olena said...

Beautiful card! Love it! Olena

Gretchen said...

Gorgeous! My family always knows when I've been crafting too- that glitter just gets everywhere!!

HappyCrafter said...

this is very eyecatching, love how sophisticated it came out! As for glitter, I've been using it more in the last month than ever before and it is everywhere LOL!

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