Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Christmas Greenery in July

I do hope my followers don't get tired of Christmas cards!  But I need to get lots made for my sale in November.  So here are a couple more - slight variations using the same image.



I used an old Northwoods stamp, coloured it with Copics and a gold gel pen, and sponged around the edges of the panel with Antique Linen Distress ink.  For the first one, I scored the edges of the focal panel for interest, bordered with a holly embossed green layer and a plain red layer, and put it on a blank gold cardbase I had in my stash, and for the second I used just one bordering layer, but notched the edges.  I love the long narrow card for this image.

The first one is going over to CAS Mix UpJuly's challenge is:


I used Copic markers to colour my stamped image, and then used scoring, sponging, and dry embossing for "my choice".

I'll be back soon with something that is not Christmas!!





Supplies:
Stamps - Northwoods
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress Antique Linen
Paper - blank gold cardbase; white, green, and red cs
Size - 8.25"x4"
Accessories - Copic markers, gold gel pen, holly embossing folder, ScorBuddy, SU corner notch punch




4 comments:

  1. That is a nice image! Your cards look very nice! No problem on the Christmas cards.

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  2. Two beautiful cards using this pretty image Susan. Love the borders of red, green and gold. Great job colouring with Copics! xx

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  3. Love the long narrow cards and that pretty holly border! All that gold makes them so elegant!

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  4. Such pretty colored holly and love your skinny cards. You are inspiring me to make more Christmas cards my friend. Hugs, nancy

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