Back to black.. Christmas Cards

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Posted on 21st December 2018 by Barbara Daines
Filed under Card Making Ideas, Seasonal Crafts, Christmas Craft Ideas

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Hi bloggers, Barbara here with another batch of Christmas card to show, using a new set of stamps from Paperartsy.

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To start, I cut a few pieces of smooth black card, with a large square die, from Spellbinders

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Next steps were to splash white acrylic paint over the card to resemble snow, then stamp the image and heat emboss in white, on every piece.

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I then stamped the main image again on scrap white card, coloured them with pens and 'fussy cut' the images out. At this stage I also stamped the sentiments and a few little holly leaves.

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The cut-out images were mounted on top of the corresponding image on the main topper. This was then matt onto various colours of sparkle & metallic card from Papermilldirect.

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The last steps were to mount the topper onto a base card made with white 'hopsack' textured card, then add some interest with Ranger, Enamel Accents in various colours. I also adhered the sentiment and holly leaves at this stage.

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The small 'starry' image which runs across the top of the card had to be coloured in white ink first, before adding the colour.

I have to say that by now I had almost lost the will to live, as there was quite a few steps to these cards. I certainly won't be doing them in such detail next time.

Hope you like them, though,

Back soon (with something much easier)

Barbara.

Here are the products I used on these cards .......

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Tagged: christmas cards

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