Thinking Thanks And Peace CAS Christmas in July Sneak Peek

by Joanne James22. July 2021 20:45

We might be in the middle of a summer heatwave here in the UK, but there's a pre-order in the house and lots of Christmas in July challenges out there currently, so I finally managed a clean and simple card for a couple of them:

   

Both Less Is More and SUO Challenges have a Christmas In July theme, so I decided to play with a new set from my mini catalogue pre-order called Thinking Thanks and Peace  - take a look:

 

This set features a selection of large sentiments for a variety of occasions. I heat embossed the Christmas one in gold onto Night of Navy, then cut out a panel with a rectangle stitched die, added a gold border and adhered to a navy card base. I paper-pieced a gold-on-white embossed dove, having first coloured with a white pencil but I couldn't get the bright white effect that I was after and I like this much better:

 

In fact, I love this card so much, I actually made two! This sentiment set is great for quick, clean and simple cards - I think I'll be using it a lot in the run up to the festive season.

 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference: 

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (7) -

Natalie Arnold
Natalie ArnoldUnited Kingdom
7/23/2021 2:58:04 PM #

Wow how elegant this is Joanne your paper piecing of the dove is amazing thankyou so much for taking part in the SUOchallenge hope to see you on the next one x

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Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
7/23/2021 5:24:04 PM #

Oh wow, Joanne, so perfectly CAS and gorgeous!  Love the gold emboss on the blue, this is spectacular!  Thanks so much for playing at SUO!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
7/24/2021 11:17:22 AM #

This is my idea of an absolutely perfect design Joanne. I love the blue gold and white colour scheme and the large sentiment inside the frame embellished with the perfectly positioned dove. Enjoy your weekend! Vicky x

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/25/2021 4:23:15 AM #

So classically elegant! Wonderful. Smile

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Anita
AnitaUnited Kingdom
7/28/2021 8:32:05 PM #

Love these, Joanne.  So super stylish.  I would naturally choose to use silver with blue but the gold looks beautiful, I may have to try that combo now instead.  Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
8/3/2021 5:37:34 AM #

So gorgeously CAS--the gold and navy look so elegant!  Thanks for joining our challenge at SUO Challenges, hope to see you in the gallery for our next challenge starting soon!

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Angel Shaver
Angel ShaverUnited States
8/3/2021 4:43:54 PM #

This card is absolutely gorgeous.  The gold on navy is such a classic and elegant color combination.  Heat embossing is my absolute favorite technique.  This card is amazing!!!

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