Wednesday 24 July 2013

The Gift of Christmas

Hi Bloggers.

Did you see Sue on the Heartfelt Creations World Launch last night? Lovely stamps and dies, weren't they?

I'm dipping back into Christmas today -

For the background, I popped the Snowflakes Mask onto some red card and spread some Soft White Cosmic Shimmer Texture Paste over the top. I removed the excess and put it aside to dry overnight.

I stamped the Santa from the Justrite Christmas Labels 22 Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Berry Red Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Three Dies and inked through the die with Festive Berries Distress Ink. I cut a Spellbinders Decorative Labels 22 out of Red and threaded some White Silky Crush Ribbon through the slits in the die cut. I tied a bow using 2 lengths of the same ribbon and added a Red Dazzler.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Christmas Gifts Vintage Labels Two Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Berry Red Aurora. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Four Dies and inked through the die with Festive Berries. I cut 2 corners out of red card using Spellbinders Holly Accents and added them to the end of my sentiment panel.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearls and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in White around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia
    thank you a really traditional red and white Christmas tha heartfelt show was full of must haves lovely take care Kitty

  2. Morning Julia, I had to record Sue's show from last night, so will be watching now.
    Your Christmas card is lovely, red and white is always lovely, crisp and fresh looking. The Santa stamp is a definite 'must have', he's lovely.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  3. Morning Julia
    Fabulous Christmas card, very festive and the Santa is just perfect.
    Love the idea of pasting through the mask - I know an oldish technique but a goodie.
    Amanda x

  4. Good morning Julia. a brilliant Christmas card today the red and white combination is gorgeous. I did see Sue's show last night and yes the stamps and dies are beautiful.
    I won't be able to comment for a while as I am off on holiday. There will be so many fantastic cards for me to check out when I get back. Have a good day. Jackie

  5. Lovely Christmas card, Red and white is great for Christmas always. Not watched Sue's show yet but I have recorded themxx

  6. A fab looking card,didnt get to watch Sue last night,ah ah.Rageing really will try to catch todays shows .Laura O

  7. Beautiful card, really like the red and white colour combo and the Santa stamp is simply fabulous.

  8. Hi Julia. Love it! What a great Christmas card. Red and white works so well. Take care.

  9. Morning Julia,
    Great Christmas if a bit too red for me but I do like traditional colours. Sues' show was great last night and the stamps and dies look lovely.

  10. Morning Julia, fantastic xmas card very crisp and fresh,
    watched Sue last night the stamps and dies are fab. lookig forward
    to her coming back and you both back on with them to get more
    Nancyd xx

  11. Hi Julia, quite stunning in the red and white. Bx

  12. Beautiful card very Christmasy with the red. love it will have to give that a try xx hazel

  13. Julia,
    What a very clever card, I feel like I should start my Christmas cards. That Sants is too cute. Lovely and so inspirational. Thanks

  14. I missed the launch! Boo Hoo - I was glued to the TV for most of the shows in the afternoon though. Boy, I wish I'd won the lottery!

  15. Good morning Julia Lovely card today, red and white is fab, love the Santa and the background. Hugs Annie

  16. morning Julia,

    Lovely bright Christmas card.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  17. Hi Julia, wonderful card in red and white......he's a fabulous Santa. Watched Sue's show last night great stamps and dies and samples.

    Love Sheila xx

  18. Beautiful card, I really like this santa stamp

    xx Sandra


  19. Morning Julia,

    Brilliant background idea. Love the card.

  20. Hi Julia, love the card and the background is amazing, lve Jean Z xx

  21. Hi Julia, love the card. I have the snowflakes mask. Will have to try the paste.

  22. Hi Julia stunning card,love the way you used the mask and the paste,and your lovely Santa.

  23. Afternoon Julia, trying to catch up with things after my sons wedding! Love the card, have not had time to see any of the shows, but hope to catch up soon. Love Jean xxx

  24. hi Julia, a real stunner of a card.The red is perfect for Christmas.
    X Ros

  25. Hello Julia, Love the card, the red and white is so clean and crisp and the Santa stamp is cute. Sue's show as great, had to get the stamps and dies, they are gorgeous and will be so versatile. Sue's samples were fantastic.
    Take care.
    hugs June xxx


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