Thursday, September 26, 2013

Holly Leaves

Hello, everyone.  Today I made another Christmas card.  Mirror paper is very hard to photograph.  But I bet you already knew that.


I stamped the holly, coloured with pencils, and mounted on red mirror paper and then green cardstock.  For the base of the card, I affixed an embossed red mirror panel and added gold-trimmed red ribbon.  Lastly, I affixed the mounted image with foam tape and added red Stickles to the holly berries.  Here are the supplies used:
  • Stamp:  Sugarloaf
  • Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
  • Cardstock:  Recollections, Staples
  • Embossing folder:  Cuttlebug Baby's Breath
  • Mirror paper, ribbon:  Dollarama
  • Glitter glue:  Stickles Xmas Red
I would like to enter the following challenges:
  1. Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #143 Stamp, stamp, stamp (no digis) UE
  2. Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra September Anything Goes Christmas UE
  3. My Craft Spot #112 Pinterest Inspired (use some element of the photo below - I chose the green leaves and red berries - I don't know if this is holly but it looks like it to me) 1E
  4. One Crazy Stamper September Christmas 5E #3
  5. Stamping for Pleasure Sarn's Rudolph Day 1E C6
  6. Wags 'n Whiskers #113 Sparkle 2E #2

My Craft Spot
Pinterest Inspired Challenge
Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy your comments - wishing you a wonderful day!

9 comments:

  1. Well, I wouldn't dare use so much mirri card as I seem to mark it no matter how hard I try not to. Well done you, for a great card.

    Kath x

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  2. I agree about mirri card being difficult to photo, but I think you managed it well - love all the gorgeous red as well as the image - thanks for entering this into both CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  3. Mirri is a devil to photograph-but you did a good job! Perfect bunch of Mistletoe-lovely card :)
    Nessa xx

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  4. what a pretty Christmas card! So bright and festive! hugs, de

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  5. Lovely and shiny with the mirri card. Great traditional colours too. I just know that embossing will look fab IRL, but like you say, the shiny stuff is hard to photo!

    Thanks for joining in with Rudolph Day.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  6. Great card bet it's even better in real life, I know just what you mean about mirri being difficult to photo I also find glitter is a devil too

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  7. Beautiful card! The embossed mirror paper looks amazing! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

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  8. Lovely card I tend to mirri sparingly as backing paper. It is pricy here and I hoard it a bit! lol

    You card is so lovely! .

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  9. So pretty! That foil paper is gorgeous! So glad you played along at My Craft Spot!!!

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