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Saturday, 26 September 2015

silent night ....

Hello my friends. Today I decided to have a break from kraft card. When I saw this Stampendous stamp I had to have it. i love its simplicity and I think it really conveys a lot about the true meaning of Christmas.


It also screamed clean card to me and no embellishments. So that is what I did.


I stamped image twice in coffee archival ink and clear embossed it. Then I coloured it using distress inks. I know I used twisted citron, fossilized amber, hickory smoke, mermaid lagoon and tattered rose.
I then added a tiny bit of sparkle on star. I used white glitter with no interference colours so it glistens  and twinkles like a star.



The sentiment is from Claritystamp and I cut it out with a Tim Holtz labels die. I added some twine.
I mounted the lot on easel cards.
I do hope you like my 2 CAS cards as much as I enjoyed making them, Theresa xx



I would like to enter these cards in the following challenges;

Word art Wednesday - anything goes
Simply less is more -  recipe: something shiny - the star
Paperminutes challenge - Weinachten im September


18 comments:

  1. This is an adorable image and your easel cards are just great Theresa, and work perfectly just as they are with nothing to distract the eye. x

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  2. Very nice cards and cute image!!!

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  3. This is adorable. Love it. Have a nice day, Ankie

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  4. This is a really pretty design Theresa!
    Lovely cards!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  5. What a beautiful stamp Theresa and super colouring!
    Thank you for joining us this week
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  6. Such an adorable image Theresa and brilliantly coloured.
    Great use of shine and thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  7. these are so sweet :) thank you for joining us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge

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  8. I lovely traditional Christmas card, love your colouring.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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