I decided to make a Christmas card in advance as I'm trying to collect some b/f the rush. When I saw the stamped heart, I decided to use an ornament with a dasher stamp in the center.
I heat embossed Dasher and then sprinkled DD around him on the ornament and added some red pearls and a sparkly brad. I then used 2 nesties to adorn the ornament framelit. I embossed the nestie b/hind the ornament with a reindeer ef as well as the chocolate chip cardstock behind. I lightly sponged the oval nestie and placed some sparkle dots around it. The dsp on the bottom is from a SU Christmas pack, but I can't remember the name. It is flocked brown and white paper. I LOVE flocked paper.
I added an ornament framelit sentiment at the bottom to which I adhered a sentiment, tiny tags, using the jewelry tag punch and added a small silver bell. Used cherry cobbler seam ribbon b/t the layers.
The ornament framelit was doubled with dimensionals b/t them, then the whole ornament was popped up with dimensionals as was the sentiment.
I think that about rounds it up. Nancy, your gallery is AMAZING and full of ideas. I was trying to make a SUO card, but sadly failed. I will be using the image inside a punch technique for a lot of different cards.
Thanks for looking and have a great day!
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013 GMT Views: 3008
Registered: July 9, 2008 Location: Stars Fell on Alabama Posts: 45374
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 @ 10:22 AM
Should I start choosing my Christmas card now for next Christmas? You know we love to do that and this is high on the list already. I love Dasher in the ornament. Pretty embossing with the reindeer and awesome paper at the bottom. Of course, I love the sparkle. Super card!!!!
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Sun, Mar 24, 2013 @ 5:58 PM
Madam Fruitcake, this is fabulous! I love your embossed reindeer in the background to coordinate so beautifully with your Dasher. Although I have to share that I am a tad green with envy that you have such a massive head start on Christmas cards. Sigh. Hugz to you Pamzi! Think of you often and it always makes me smile.
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Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Kingsland, Georgia Posts: 30201
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 @ 6:38 AM
Pamzi this is just gorgeous. I love that reindeer embossing folder and how you incorporated it to go with your main focal point. Lucky you off to a roaring start for your Christmas cards this year. I need to do that. Love that sparkle. So pretty.
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Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 11604
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 @ 6:08 PM
I will have to try these colors on a Christmas card. Your nesties look beautiful, Pam, and the senti over the small ornament/lightbulb is so cute! A perfect ef, use of glitter (not over-powering), and the pretty brad & gems all add up to one gorgeous card~
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