Friday, 30 September 2011

Silent Night

Hello folks!  It feels truly bizzare to be making Christmas cards in this last bit of heat, but needs must.  Here is a card I've been working on for some friends at church:

This little image (from Little Claire Designs) is going to be perfect for all my church cards this year.  I'm challenging myself to see how many different ways I can use it.  I do love an opportunity to get the embossing gun out and I was curious to see what this would look like without being coloured in.  I'm very pleased with the result.  Working from the base upwards, I've used kraft card, which you can't see until you open it, then a sheet of dark blue from a set which has something to do with Forever Friends, but I can't remember the name of it.  Next I've taken some white card stock and stamped on it with the music stamp from LOTV in green ink.  Then I've torn the sheet with the holly on at an angle in two corners and stuck that on, and finished off with the stamped image heat embossed in gold and raised up on sticky fixers. 

How cute is that donkey?!
I've stamped 'Silent Night' in versamark and heated the same gold embossing powder.  The finished effect is lovely.
Making this card made me realise I've got hardly any plain red, green and blue card stock, so I'll have to do a bit of shopping after all! 
Thankyou for dropping in today, and please leave a comment, I love to hear from you.
Enjoy the sunshine everyone (for as long as it lasts!)
Jane xx

3 comments:

  1. gorgeous card jane.the image is beautiful and fab colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  2. Gorgeous card Jane, love the gold embossing.

    Donna x

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  3. Lovely Christmas card Jane and a great image

    Anne

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