Saturday, 19 November 2016

Christmas Wishes

 Morning.

Today, I am playing with a new die released for Christmas from Penny Black called 

 I began by creating the background.  I placed the sentiment from the Festive Snippets set inside my Misti and repeat stamped it down the middle of my cardstock.  This set is so fun and has so many different combinations of holiday greeting.  Using the Misti, makes it very easy to get the exact spacing.  I adjusted my paper a half an inch every time for each stamping.
Next, I die-cut the Berries and Leaves twice with my little Cuttlebug and glued them together for stability.  I inked them up with Distress inks then splattered with some white acrylic paint to give them a snowy feel.  I wanted them to have an enameled look, so I pressed the whole piece onto my Versamark pad and clear embossed it.  I was very happy with the final result.
I pop dotted the piece over the stamped background.




 Adding my card to these challenges:

Cute Card Thursday- CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAYS

Cardz 4 Galz- CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS

Craft for the Craic- TWO COLORS

Crafty Catz- ANYTHING GOES WITH A TWIST OF RED


 Have a great wknd and thanks so much for coming by!

Supplies:  stamp- PB/ die-PB/ ink-Distress, Versamark/ clear eb powder/ heat tool/ white acrylic paint/ MISTI

26 comments:

JanR said...

So lovely!

Christine Enckhusen said...

Super schön!
Liebe Grüße
Christine

Craftychris said...

Absolutely beautiful! xxx

LeAnne said...

This is sooooo pretty!

Viv said...

Gorgeous card again Karen, I just love your amazing card designs ;) hugs Viv xx

OceanLover said...

Love the degree of realism colored into the leaves and berries! A classic feel done to perfection.

Nancy Stislow said...

How beautiful this is! Fussy cutting your berry branch is amazing itself but cutting it twice- wow, the work! What a gorgeous card!

Daffodil Cards said...

GORGEOUS card, love the "enamelled" look of the berries and leaves.
Faith
x

nancy littrell said...

OMG...Karen, your beautifully colored and heat embossed die cut leaves and berries made me say...WOW..out loud my friend :-) I love your traditional red and green color combo and repeat sentiment. The Perfect Holiday card my friend. Hugs, Nancy

clavell said...

Absolutely lovely!

Aunty Sue said...

Really lovely make and thanks for sharing with us at crafty catz this week.

Diane Jaquay said...

This is so gorgeous, I love the leaves and berries, they're incredibly realistic looking!

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is absolutely stunning. What a beautiful card design and I love the way you created it.

Aileen Ryan said...

So pretty, love the die cuts and your stamping. Beautiful card

Bonnie said...

I hadn't noticed this die. I love how you've colored it and lined up the sentiment behind it! I think this is my favorite of all your cards!

Bobby said...

Two more items just went on my PB wishlist. I love how you did that die, Karen. Doubling it up gave it so much dimension and the coloring is lovely.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

My gosh! This is quite breath-taking. The popped berries and leaves look so realistic just sitting there. Just stunning!

Loll said...

Beautiful design Karen. LOVE the multi-stamped background and your beautiful leaves and berries. xx

tilly said...

a super card, thank you for joing our challenge at crafty catz and hope to see you again
Tilly

Ellie Knol said...

gorgeous!

Laurie said...

WOW!! Just beautiful!

Babs Watson said...

Fabulous card love it, thank you for sharing this with us at Cardz4Galz, hope to see you next time..

Hugs Babs DT

Donna said...

Absolutely gorgeous. I adore this colour combination. X

maria f. said...

Stunningly beautiful, Karen. I love PB's nature stamps and products. Your coloring of them makes them so realistic.

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz, good luck!!! Amy DT

Ger said...

Wow Karen absolutely gorgeous!! I love the repeat stamp sentiment, and the leaves are breathtaking! Thankyou for joining us at Craft for the Craic