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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Big on Christmas

I made this Card front for a Monthly Card front swap I am hosting on Cricut.com, and also for a swap for my Stampin’ Up group. I used the Big On Christmas set from Stampin’ Up. I stamped the image on the Whisper White cardstock, matted it on Bashful Blue. I then used bleach with the snowflakes from the “Season of Joy” and the “Short and Sweet” sets from Stampin’ Up. I used the Brilliant Blue Cardstock for the background. I must say when I made them, I used two different qualities of cardstock. I made some with the Brilliant Blue from Stampin’ Up (shown in this picture) and some with a dark blue I bought at a store. The ones I made with Stampin’ Up’s cardstock came out much clearer, with the bleach.

Snow Swirled Christmas Card

I made this card for a shoebox swap for my Stampin’ Up group , The Philly Inkers. I used the Real Red cardstock as a back ground. I stamped “En Francois” background with black StazOn ink. Then on Whisper White cardstock I stamped the tree and sentiment from “Snow Swirled” in Glorious Green Classic Ink. I attached that to Glorious Green Cardstock, and tied it up with ¼” Real Red Grosgrain ribbon. I attached that to the Real Red card. To give it a little shine I added some Dazzling Diamonds to the tree. I must say that I am very proud of this card!