Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Joy to the World

It's that time again when I have to start mass producing our Christmas cards. Here's a CAS card using some of my new Penny Black stamps, All is Bright and Peace on Earth. I stamped the snowflakes on the kraft card front. I die cut a border strip along the bottom of the Authentique Festive patterned paper using Spellbinders Classic Petal Edgeabilities. I picked this one specifically because with one pass through my Grand Calibur, I end up with two strips!
PB-Joy
I used distressed inks on the edges to add to the rustic feel of the card. I'm not very good with this technique (as you can see :), but practice makes perfect, right? Some burlap twine and button is all the embellishment I needed.
PB-Joy-det
I'd better get moving as I have about 150 of these to make. I don't make them all the same as I get bored after a while. I'll be sharing the others later on. Have a great day!
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4 comments:

  1. So pretty and vintage, love the softness and blend of patterns!

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  2. A very lovely card in beautiful colors.

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  3. Really, really beautiful card, Nina! The stamp designs are so elegant and I love the detail of the border strip with the happy stripes. The rustic twine tie is the perfect finishing touch!

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  4. Cool design. Love the look of the stamping directly on the cardstock.

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