Warmth And Cheer Merry Tags Christmas Bauble Card

by Joanne James18. October 2016 07:00


It's Tuesday and today I have a Christmas card for you using this week's sketch over at Pals Paper Arts:


This is such a great sketch with so many options; I decided today to make a Christmas card that is all about baubles - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Warmth and Cheer - My strips of festive paper come from this season's 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper stack, Warmth and Cheer. A mix of warm reds, greens and yellows, with everything from sweater patterns to plaids, baubles, pine trees and stars, these papers will take your projects from autumn through to winter and the festive season with ease.

Merry Tags Bauble - I took my inspiration from my DSP strips and diecut a bauble in Real Red using the Merry Tags Framelits for the circular element of my card. I stamped my sentiment from the Merriest Wishes stamp set and heat embossed it in black for added shine. I added a Garden Green bow cut using the Perfect Pines Framelits and finished with a metallic enamel shape.

Decorative Stripes - They are very subtle, however if you look closely at my bauble you will see I sponged some diagonal stripes in Real Red ink using one of the Seasonal Decorative Masks onto my bauble before I embossed my sentiment, to echo the stripe of the baubles on the DSP and just add a little extra interest without stamping.

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. 

I have another busy day today that will start with the children attending their Speech and Drama exams - wish them luck! I hope your day is a good one too. 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 (2) -

Maggie Mata
Maggie MataUnited States
10/18/2016 3:21:02 PM #

Such a perfect card and colors for the designer series paper.  Thank you tons for joining the Pals Paper Arts challenge!


Susan Itell
Susan ItellUnited States
10/19/2016 11:06:11 AM #

Super card! This DSP looks stunning cut into strips - and that "be Joyful" fits perfectly! Way to go as this is a keeper clean and simple card! Thanks for playing and sharing your talent with the PALS!


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