All Ye Faithful Trio Christmas Card

by Joanne James2. November 2015 09:00


Good morning everyone - happy Monday to you! This morning I have a Christmas card using this week's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches:

Now I looked at this sketch and loved the layout and almost went with it 'as is' using the square as my shape - such a classic layout - but decided since Cindy was ok with 'any shape' I would actually go with a much less literal interpretation. So without further ado, here's my card:

I used Crumb Cake for my base, then stamped the shepherds and wise men from the 'All Ye Faithful' stamp set onto a strip of Early Espresso cardstock and heat embossed them in gold and matted this panel with gold foil cardstock before adhering to my card base. I then did the same to my holy family onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and coloured it with my inks and a blender pen before cutting out with the smallest of the Ovals Framelits and my Big Shot. I then popped this up on dimensionals between the stamped images on the Early Espresso piece. To finish, I stamped my sentiment in Early Espresso directly onto the Crumb Cake base layer. 

So as you can see, a less than literal interpretation of the sketch but each of the key elements is present. I adore this stamp set and these images are beautiful whether used individually or as a set.

That's all from me today; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (4) -

Cindy Hall
Cindy HallUnited States
11/2/2015 1:17:17 PM #

This is extremely beautiful, Joanne!  It is such a beautiful design and a creative way to use the sketch. I love everything about it.  The gold embossing on the brown and then adding the oval with Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus 'center stage' as the focal point is just stunning. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
11/2/2015 10:05:39 PM #

Thank you Cindy for your kind words - I'm so glad you liked my card today! I just love this set and the sketch gave the perfect opportunity to use all three stamps but still retain a clear focal point. I can't resist a good sketch!


Heather Cooper
Heather CooperCanada
11/2/2015 4:07:15 PM #

This is gorgeous, Joanne!  What a beautiful way to use these images!


Joanne James
Joanne JamesUnited Kingdom
11/2/2015 10:06:07 PM #

Thanks Heather - so glad you like it, this set is a favourite for sure!


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