Sunday, 9 November 2008

A red Christmas tree

Sorry for the lack of posts – I was planning to post yesterday but wasn’t well. And I’ve been so busy I haven’t had chance to do any stamping for ages so I don’t know where my next blog post is coming from!

Christmas cards don't have to be red and green! Here’s a fairly simple Christmas card which wouldn’t be too hard to make in bulk. This was one of the projects at our World Card Making Day back in October.

The only technique which needs explaining is the glitter trick. All you do is take an ordinary silver brad (any colour works but silver sparkles the most) and carefully cover it in a Glue Dot®. Then dip it into a pot of glitter and hey presto! You have a glittery brad. Make sure it’s fully covered or your brad will remain sticky, like this one did – which is why it’s no longer quite as glittery as it was.

Stamps: Season of Joy
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Ruby Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Ruby Red, Bashful Blue
Accessories: Black gingham ribbon, silver brads, Stampin’ Glitter

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  1. Awesome. Great colors and one of my favorite sets for Christmas. Thanks for the tip about the sparkly brad!

  2. Fab card - love the red tree! Kate x

  3. Very clean, classy holiday card. Love it!


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