By using the November Sketch for You to Try for the basic layout and limiting myself to papers from one paper pad, Carta Bella Merry and Bright, a set of much needed Christmas cards came together very quickly. Lots of bling, embossing powders and sparkly papers added to the festive look.
I embossed two of the stamps onto white cardstock with Recollections embossed powder, placing them in and around the tag cut from MFT Sno Cone cardsock. The sentiment flag is a die from the same tag set. I added the glittery paper bow at the top using the MFT Dainty Bow Die-namics. I'll be honest and say I am not sure how I am going to get it in the mail without it being crushed - I'm thinking about putting small cotton balls in it. I slipped a piece underneath the tag which was cut using the small tag in the die set. Everything was placed on a plain white card base and I added sequins and jewels for more sparkle.
For the second card, I reversed the sketch and placed everything against a white dry embossed background. I used silver embossing powders for the sentiment and substituted the circle with a snowflake. I found the Prima swirl in my stash while looking for something else. It was actually just a snippet left over from a previous project but it fit the tag perfectly. I topped off the patterned paper tag with another one of the silvery bows, added another snowflake and some more bling.
Products: Reverse Confetti stamps and dies, Carta Bella dp, American Crafts glitter dp, Recollections glitter cs, C.C. Designs Snowflakes dies, My Favorite Things Die-namics and cs, Prima swirl, OTC jewels, Bazzill and Cuttlebug embossing folders, Stampendous and Recollections embossing powder, Versamark ink
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