Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Christmas Greetings

Hi  Bloggers

Today's offering is a Christmas card made with Sue Wilson's Ornate Pierced Rectangles from her Noble die collection.
I started by using a polka dot mask over some Ruby Red foundation card and spreading  some red glitter frosting paste through the mask and leaving it to dry over night.
I used Sue largest dies from this set and then the fourth one down to create a frame out of coconut white card.
Then I wanted just a thin black matt to go behind this frame, so I  used the largest die again, but just embossed  a piece of black card. Then I used my poky tool to score a line around the outside of this die and then cut it out with scissors. This provided me with the matt that also had the pierced edging all the way around.
I stamped the Heartfelt Creations Christmas Poinsettia stamp onto red card  and embossed this in black and used the coordinating die set to cut them out and create the flowers. I added a black pearl from my stash to the centre of each Poinsettia and added some black organza ribbon behind some of the flowers.
For the sentiment I used a Tattered lace die and I added a white pearl to the 'dot' of the I.
I then matted all this on to an embossed white background using a  Spellbinders folder and then added matts of red and black to frame the card.
I am also entering my offering on the  challenge blogs below:

 Winter Wonderland - Christmas Flowers
Allsorts Challenge - No design papers

I hope you like it xx







3 comments:

  1. A beautiful card for our theme this week Maria, lovely design and Poinsettias, many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  2. Stunning card Maria. I love the red dotty background and poinsettias, just perfect for our challenge at Winter Wonderland this week. Thank you for joining us this week.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  3. Hi Maria
    Very festive. Love a bit of red and sparkle at Christmas.
    Great card.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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