Sunday, 3 September 2017

Gingerbread Cookie

Hi Bloggers.

I had a lovely day at Amelia's Crafts in Studley yesterday. Lovely store if you're in the area anytime, it's well worth a visit.

Here's today's card -

I started by stamping the Creative Expressions Gingerbread Cookie Stamps to Die For onto Milk Card using Onyx Black Versafine Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Santa's Sentiments Stamp Set in the centre. I cut out using the largest die in Sue Wilson's Scalloped Snowflake Frame Die Set.

I coloured the gingerbread men in by adding some Terracotta CS Chalk Cloud to my Craft Sheet and picking it up with a Water Brush. I coloured the ribbons on the image with Rich Crimson Intense Pigment Stain - I popped a drop in a Palette and picked it up with the tip of a Water Brush. I added the buttons using Christmas Red Stickles.

I cut the largest die in the Scalloped Snowlake Frame again but this time out of Rich Red Card. I cut the largest die in Sue's Looped Snowflake Frame out of Antique Gold Pearl Card and stacked all my die cuts up.


For the background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Spellbinders Platinum Machine with the Gingerbread Men Mask. Leaving the mask in place, I inked through it with Terracotta CS Chalk Cloud using a  Smoothie. I removed the mask and inked around the edges with Terracotta Chalk Cloud. I matted onto Rich Red Card and then Antique Gold Pearl Card.

I cut the corner from Sue's Poinsettia Flourish and Corner Die Set out of Rich Red Card 4 times and added them to the corners of my background using CS Glue in a Woodware Fine Tip Glue Applicator.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk
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22 comments:

  1. Good morning Julia,
    So beautiful card!You gave us so many ideas for Christmas cards!
    Thank you
    Carmen

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  2. Love he colours which really make a statement. A great card.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  3. Great card Julia. When I first saw this stamp and die on TV I thought the scalloped edge made it look like the gingerbread men were skipping!!!
    Marion S x

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  4. Good Morning Julia .. Beautiful card this morning . I always enjoy having a peep at your creations. I must have a go at colouring with colour cloud.
    Wendy

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  5. Love this card this die I so christmas thanks Julia
    Love june xxx

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  6. Lovely card Julia.Great gingerbread men die.
    Jan x

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  7. Hi Julia. Love the gingerbread men and love the colours you have used. Raining and windy here in Somerset. Goody, have brought some crafting with me so I have a good excuse to stay in and craft. SueL x

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  8. Good Morning Julia. Another lovely Christmas Card. So many use ful ideas and tips, and beautiful colours. We are all spoiled for choice. Thankyou Julia. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

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  10. Fantastic card, love all the layers to it.

    Michele

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  11. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card.
    Lydia
    X

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  12. Morning Julia, lovely card today

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

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  13. Hello Julia, what a fab card, love the Gingerbread men stamp. Glad you had a great day yesterday. Have good day all. Bx

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  14. Quite a fun card today but like the technique...glad you enjoyed your workshop day....luv Ursula xx

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  15. A lovely, cheerful card.

    Teresa

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  16. Hi Julia

    I really like the colours you've used on this pretty card

    June x

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  17. Hi Julia Lovely card I love the gingerbread man stamp

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  18. Hi Julia this is a stunning card. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  19. Pretty card Julia. Thank you for sharing.

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