Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Wishes All Aglow


Here's a fun holiday card for you today!!  I've been super-busy trying to get all of my customer christmas cards made and ready to go!  I like to put a hand-written note in each card, too, so it takes a little while!  But... it's so worth it!  I love that each person knows I spent a few minutes thinking of them as I addressed their Christmas card :).

Here's an example of a card I might just be sending out this year....

Read on to learn all about it!


We start our card with an Old Olive card base, then added a layer of Basic Black card stock, followed by a layer of Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper (DSP).  Aren't those polka dots cute??  Check out all of the other fun designs in this DSP below.



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Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper  144621



Next, we added a strip of (my favorite) Black & White Striped Ribbon to the card.  This ribbon is so easy to work with - just add a strip like we did here for a dramatic effect on your card.  Or.... you can make fun bows with it, like I did in my previous post here!



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7/8" Striped Ribbon  144624



Then, we stamped ho, ho, ho and the sentiment in Versamark ink and embossed it with Copper Embossing Powder and our Heat Tool.  I love embossing holiday cards!!  And... the images in this stamp set, Wishes All Aglow, are the perfect choice for this!



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Versamark Ink Pad  102283



https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=141636&dbwsdemoid=2035972
Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder




https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=129053&dbwsdemoid=2035972
Heat Tool  129053



https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=144899&dbwsdemoid=2035972
Wishes All Aglow Stamp Set  144899/144902


I hope you enjoyed this card!

Thanks so much to Kim Vogel for her inspiration on this card!




If you'd like to make fun cards like this with us, you should consider attending the next

Simple, Beautiful Card Class!  


This class meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month anytime from 4-9pm and the following Friday from 1-3pm.  We make 4 All-Occasion cards for $15 or the class is FREE with an order!

Our next class meets on Wednesday, December 13 anytime from 4-9pm and the following Friday from 1-3pm.  Just email me at amy.frillici@yahoo.com.
I hope you were Inkspired today!!


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