Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Merry & Bright Christmas

Hello everyone!! I'm back to share a Christmas card that I made this week. I'm really loving this gold embossing on vellum. It gives a very elegant look to the card. Have a look here:


I stamped the Poinsettia image from Joanna Sheen's Make A Wish stamp set on vellum and heat embossed it wit Hero Arts gold powder. I colored it on the back with my water-based markers.



I then stamped the sentiment from Sweet n Sassy Stamps' Christmas Penguins Clear Stamp Set and heat embossed it with gold powder.


I then mounted the vellum on ivory card base. I really love the look of the ivory background!!

Lesson learnt: Be very careful when using liquid adhesive on the colored side of the image :) I had a small accident and spoiled 1 card base :)

How can I not mention what started me on this gold on vellum phase!! I was inspired by Virginia Lu's card which was selected for this month's CASEploration Challenge in the STAMPlorations blog.


A bit of news - we are moving to NJ this weekend. I have made a few more cards before packing up my craft stuff which I'll be sharing soon. I might be packing/unpacking for a few days/week. Once I get settled, I will be back in my new craft space (I guess I'll get a small space with a table). Till then, I might be on and off. I'll be visiting your blogs in the mean time :)

Do let me know your thoughts and suggestions. Thanks for stopping by.

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15 comments:

  1. Thanks for joining our challenge at allsorts this week Tracy x

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  2. Such vibrant beautiful colors Berina
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  3. Brilliant, awesome image, colours and whole concept of the design is fabulous.xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  4. This is very pretty! I love the gold embossing on the vellum! Thank you so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  5. Your Christmas interpretation is perfect with the vellum design! I am so glad that my card inspired you! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge! And I am so glad that you played June's CASEplorations! :)

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    1. thank you Virginia :) love your cards...

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  6. The red and gold poinsettias look wonderful on the ivory vellum! Thanks so much for playing along at CASEplorations :)

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  7. Such a pretty CASE of Virginia's lovely card. Thanks for joining us at CASEplorations.

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  8. Great CASE of Virginia's card. Thanks for joining us at CASEplorations. X

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  9. Wow! I think about Christmas cards, but no have time to make them. And you are so fast! And this card is so beautiful!
    thank you for playing along at BGC!

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