Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Christmas Cards

Its that time of the year - Christmas madness is nearly upon us. I have been making lots of Christmas cards using my LSBS DT pack. Loved all the products in here (as always!!!).

As always, you can click on the images for a larger view. All links will take you to the LSBS shop.

Deanne
xx
Merry Medallion
Products used:
~ KaiserCraft Clear Stamps "Flowers" & Christmas
(sold out - sorry I bought the last one) but there is different set HERE + acrylic block
~ Versamark inkpad
~ Silver embossing power
~ Blue cardstock
~ Adhesives - mounting foam, double sided tape, Pritt Power Gel
~ other - silver border stickers

Techniques:
~ Stamped the flower image 3 times onto dark blue card with the versamark and heat embossed with the silver embossing powder. (Helen has a great tutorial HERE for heat embossing). Cut out 2 whole images and one of just the central flower of the image, them layered them, medallion style, with mounting foam.
~ Stamped and embossed with silver the Merry and Christmas onto dark blue card and cut out close to the image.
~ Used the border stickers to frame the card.

Christmas Cards
Products used for all cards:
(Additional products are listed under the individual cards)

~ Bazzill Cardstock (red, green, cream)
~ Fancy Pants Ribbon, The Daily Grind, Ball Trim
~ American Crafts MiniMarks Rub-Ons - Christmas Book One
~ Adhesives: mounting foam, double sided tape

Christmas BaublesAdditional Products used:
~ Grossgrain Ribbon - Red
~ KaiserCraft round gems
~ Basic Grey PP - Wassail "Sleigh Ride" (the reverse side)
~ Other - Thin gold wire from stash

Techniques:
Baubles rubbed onto red cardstock and cut out. Stuck on kaiser gems to embellish, mounted with the foam tape. The ric rac is also a rub-on. The wire curls were made with 26 gage craft wire.

Red & Green ChristmasAdditional Products used:
~ Basic Grey Clear stamps - Tannenbaum + acrylic block
~ Grossgrain Ribbon - Red
~ KaiserCraft Pearls - Red
Other - Red star from stash, Olive green inkpad

O, Christmas TreeAdditional Products used:
~ Basic Grey Clear stamps - Tannenbaum + acrylic block
~ KaiserCraft Pearls
Other - Red star from stash, Olive green inkpad


2 comments:

smauge said...

That last one with the coloured pearls is gorgeous!!! Do you know my postal address? ;)

AGA said...

Wow - these cards are fabulous!!!! love the addition of the gems/pearls and the cute pom-pom trim :)
Aga xx