Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Ghost of Christmas Past

A couple days ago I made a birthday card using some papers that I really love that make me think of old wallpaper.So when I saw the Jingle Belles Spirit of Christmas Past challenge, I wanted to use the scraps even though they are not Christmas themed papers. I stitched around the edges and even across the middle. Then I added a die cut poinsettia and ephemera that I bought last Christmas and inked all the edges.  I kind of think it needs a Christmas sentiment but I couldn't work it in. Anyway, I'm happy I got to use some more of the paper!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Layers of Christmas papers!

Layering papers is probably my favorite thing to do when it comes to making cards, so I just had to get a few cards made for the current Jingle Belles Challenge All Layered Up, to make a card with at least three layers. This one has at least 8 and possibly 11 depending on how you count them.

I made several and they're all different, but using the same papers, American Crafts Very Merry collection. Easy peasy, die cut some Hero Arts trees and a Tim Holtz sentiment, no stamping just lots of glue!

Thanks to a tip from Ms. Bergold, I found using a black outline made it easy to coordinate papers. It was a piece of cake to make several cards pretty fast.