Friday, July 28, 2017

Christ is Born (#christmasinjuly2017 and Faith Friday)

Summer is a wonderful time of the year but then again so is Christmas so I am doing a Christmas in July series. My goal is to make at least 20 cards this month but I am not going to stress over the goal. The point is to get a jump start on my Christmas cards while enjoying the process. See below on how to participate too.

After stamping all the images and sentment from the  Simons Says Nativity set directly onto the top fold card base,  I colored with Copic markers, using a gelly roll pen on the star for a bit of sparkle. I masked off the stable with sticky notes tape and also the Holy couple and repeated the sentiment inside the stable using soft stone ink. It is hard to see in the above photograph so here is a close up.

I am happy to say that this card meets my goal of 20 for the month! Honestly, I wasn't sure I could do it. However, I have at least one more for Monday which is the last day of the month. I am entering this in the Simon Says Anything Goes Wednesday Challenge.

Products: Simon Says stamps, PTI cs, Sakura Gelly Roll pen, MFT and PTI ink, Copic Markers
Copics: Skin-E00, E01, E11; Clothing-W00, E81, B41, B95, B97, C1, C3, C5; Stable-W1, W2, W5

If you feel like joining me to get a head start on your Christmas cards, please link up below. I would love the inspiration and promise I will stop by to take a look and comment. If you post to instagram, use #christmasinjuly2017.

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  1. I've been in love with this stamp since it was released, Nancy ... no one has colored it more beautifully! Oh, I just remembered who I'm writing to... of course it is! xx

  2. This is just beautiful Nancy! I may hack to CASE this.

  3. Such a serene and CAS scene, Nancy. Wonderful colouring, and I love the soft sentiment stamping inside thet stable.

  4. So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge! Awesome details and design! Super work!