Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Christmas in July - Decorate Your Holidays With Happiness


Thought I would share a Christmas card with you today.  This was one that I had submitted a while back for Stamping Royalty.

The ornament is from Flourishes' Peace & Joy set.  I embossed the ornament in black on vellum and colored it on the backside of the vellum using Spectrum Noir markers.  Then I fussy cut the ornament, threaded and threaded some black string through the top.

I stamped the ornament again on the card and adhered the vellum ornament over top.

The sentiment is from a Hero Arts set.  I stamped a portion of it with regular ink and embossed the Happiness portion of it.

For the bottom portion, I used a strip of Target washi layered with a strip of cardstock embossed in black.  To get that really thick layer/sheen, I embossed it twice in black.

I'm linking up to Simon Says Stamp since it's Anything Goes week.

Hope your week is off to a good start!

Supplies Used
Paper/Cardstock:  CTMH - White Daisy and Black cardstock; Recollections - Vellum
Stamps:  Flourishes - Peace and Joy; Hero Arts - Decorate Your Holidays
Ink:  Versamark; Memento - Tuxedo Black
Other:  Spectrum Noir Markers - CR8, BT7, PL4; CTMH - Black Embossing Powder; Target - Washi Tape; Tombow - Mono and  Vellum Adhesive; Black Thread

15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!! LOVING that ornament!!!!

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  2. Your ornament is gorgeous and that sentiment is perfect with it! Such a beautiful, elegant card!

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  3. Wowza! Gorgeous! Love that ornament!

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  4. I love Xmas in July!
    YOur card is beautiful with its "not so traditional colors"
    Thank You Miriam!

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  5. OHHHH! SUPER beautiful! LOVE the white space with the colorful ornament! It's time for Christmas in July-- time sure does fly! You rocked this card! LOVE!

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  6. Such a pretty card! I love that colorful ornament!! Fab work!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  7. This is sooo Beautiful!!! Love that sentiment too!
    Hugs!!!

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  8. They should have picked your card!! Its gorgeous! I love what you did with the vellum!!

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  9. gorgeous! love the jewel-toned colors!

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  10. Oh, that ornament image is so pretty, Miriam, and I just love all the fabulous color you've added to it!

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  11. This is so beautiful! Love the colors and sentiment! Your layering is fantastic!

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