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Monday, 31 July 2017

CHRISTMAS IN JULY - CAROLS OF CHRISTMAS BLOG HOP


Hello and welcome to the Christmas in July blog hop featuring the Carols Of Christmas stamp set and coordinating framelit dies . I have to admit once i began playing with this set I found it hard to put away ! Crazy right ? It's only July ! Are you ready for Christmas yet ?  You want to pop this bundle on your next order and it is available for customers to purchase tomorrow !
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Now to my card


I water coloured my background and initially it was way too dark and nothing I put with it was making me happy . I gave it another generous spritzing washing the colour out some more and when it dried I was super happy with it .  I ran it through the big shot using one of my favourite embossing folders , Softly Falling . To add some sparkle ,  I took my embossing paste and mask and then added some silver glitter while the paste was still wet . It is a Christmas card and who doesn't want sparkle for Christmas right ? I grabbed my Eastern Palace dies , my newly arrived Foil Frenzy DSP , some Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate and my Decorative Ribbon border punch and some mini sequin trim and put it all together until I was happy with the result . I used the baby wipe technique on Glossy White for my  die cut trees . I hope you find some inspiration from my card you have seen today .


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8 comments:

  1. I love the sparkle from the glitter added to the Embossing paste! Genius idea!

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    1. Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely comment Katrina . 😀😀😀

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  2. oooh Cheryl - too cool way to add glitz to your Christmas card! Great project. Have a super week ahead and God Bless, Cynthia <><

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