Friday, December 23, 2011

Christmas Cards

I created four Christmas cards today and actually remembered to take photos of them before putting them in envelops. 
 I used VersaMark ink to stamp the words and snow flake on Stampin' Up! (SU) Riding Hood Red card stock and then heat embossed them with clear embossing powder. The ornaments are stamped on SU Old Olive card stock with SU Night of Navy ink and then stamped over them again using the Stamp-a-ma-jig with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. Finally I added glitter to the star in the middle of the ornaments. The card base is SU Very Vanilla card stock. I popped up the ornament with Stampin' Dimensionals
I rolled the Sparkle & Shine jumbo wheel from SU in VersaMark ink on Very Vanilla card stock and then heat embossed with clear embossing powered. I then used a sponge dauber and Pink Pirouette & Rose Red ink to ink up the card stock. The words are stamped in Chocolate Chip ink on Old Olive card stock. The pattern paper in from SU as well.
I tried a new technique. I was supposed to use a baby wipe as an ink pad, but I didn't have any so I used a wet paper towel. I placed the wet paper towel in a Clear-mount Stamp Case and then placed drops of refill ink on the towel in the following colors: Bashful Blue, Real Red, & Pacific Point. I stamped Delightful Decorations on Whisper White card stock and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. It has and interesting pattern in the ink due to the texture of the paper towel.
 When I placed the Old Olive card stock down it was just a little crooked so I decided to place the pattern paper on a diagonal. I trimmed the edges after gluing down the stripe of pattern paper.   

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!!