Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Stop Here!

Hi Bloggers.

I have a Christmas Card for you today -

For the background, I used a paper from Phill Martin's Frosted Essentials 8 x 8 Paper Pad. It doesn't really show up on here but I did randomly stamp the large snowflake stamp from the Justrite Holiday Magic Stamp Set over the paper using Phill Martin CS Frosty Sky Colour Cloud applied with a Smoothie. I also edged the paper with Frosty Sky Colour Cloud.

I used a strip from the reverse side of the patterned paper and applied PM CS Frosty Sky Sparkle Texture Paste through part of the star corner from the Christmas Corner Mask. Actually, becauce I didn't want to wait twice for the paste to dry, I cut the strip in half so that I could 2 both ends in the same session.

I cut the Spellbinders 5 x 7 Holly Frame out of Coconut White Card and inked through the die with Frosty Sky. I cut the little poinsettia die in the set out of a strip of plain paper from the pad twice, inking through the die with Frosty Sky. I popped a Craft Consortium Pearl in the centre of each and added themto the corners of the frame.

I dusted the frame with my Anti-Static Bag and stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Holiday Magic Stamp Set using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Silver Shine Detail Embossing Powder.

I cut both the dies from the Spellbinders Reindeer & Sleigh Die Set out of Coconut White Card. I rubbed PM CS Frosty Sky Gilding Wax over the Sleigh.

I double embossed the reindeer with PM CS Frosty Sky Embossing Powder.
I assembled the card as shown adding some PM CS Frosty Sky Twinkles around the edges of the background paper and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

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Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, this is a really lovely Christmas card, love the subtle bling with the stars, beautiful shades of blue. Have a great day. Bx

  2. Morning Julia, this is a fabulous Christmas card love the reindeer and sleigh dies.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card Thank you.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

  4. Hi JUlia
    Did manage to get this die from America. Love the card and the die set. Everyone is doing reindeer this year but I like Mrs snooty best!
    Anne M xxx

  5. Morning Julia, a lovely Christmas card.
    Marion S x

  6. Morning Julia, oh yes, yes, yes I love todays card, using all those techniques, amazing, love it. I have a similar die of a sleigh and reindeer that I could use for it, now where did I put it............

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  7. Hi Julia
    A beautiful Christmas card, love the frosty feel of the blue.
    B xx

  8. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card with reindeer and sleigh, have this die set so it may come into use this year.
    Love the background!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx

  9. Love this card! Lovely colours for Christmas!
    Maggie B xx

  10. Good morning Julia this is a gorgeous Christmas card. I love the design. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  11. Great Christmas card, love the holly border die.


  12. Lovely card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  13. Great card Julia I will have to have a go at double embossing

  14. Just beautiful Julia love the colours shades of blue and the die thank you
    Love June Horrocks xxxxx

  15. Morning Julia, I love, love, love, this card, it's 'icy' feel is gorgeous and I love the gilding wax and the double embossing on the respective sleigh and reindeer. It is really beautiful !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  16. Good Morning Julia, that is such a gorgeous Xmas card and the backing papers are just fabulous really do it justice. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  17. Morning Julia, I love, love, love, this card, it's 'icy' feel is gorgeous and I love the gilding wax and the double embossing on the respective sleigh and reindeer. It is really beautiful !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  18. Morning Julia,
    Gorgeous card.

  19. Morning Julia

    This is a very pretty card

    June x

  20. Hi Julia. Lovely card. SueL x

  21. Thank you Julia for another very pretty and useable card.
    Sue Mac

  22. Gorgeous card Julia. x
    Elaine H X

  23. An elegant rudolph derserves to be on this elegant card.

    Susan x

  24. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. I really like the Holly Frame die and your Starry corners. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  25. Stunning card julia x the colours are lovely and I adore the reindeer die x
    Theresa w x

  26. A lovely, elegant card. I like the colour choice.


  27. Really pretty card, delicately coloured.

  28. Beautiful Christmas card Julia. Haven't started mine yet. Thanks for sharing and giving us ideas.

  29. Hi Julia, Very nice card , love the reindeer looking so posh Maria x

  30. Hi Julia, a gorgeous card. Definitely time to start making mine soon. Thanks for the inspiration....L Rosie xxx

  31. Oh Julia this is a gourgeous christmas card, love the reindeer and the beautiful
    colour which my favourite for christmas.

  32. Hi Julia
    Lovely card, the dies are so lovely X X X


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