Festive Foliage Red and White Split Panel Christmas Card Times Two

by Joanne James28. July 2021 17:00

Today I have a couple of festive Christmas cards that I made using my favourite 'Festive Foliage' background stamp from the annual catalogue - here's the first one:


I stamped one background stamp in Real Red on Basic White and another in Versamark onto Real Red cardstock and heat embossed it in white, then split the panels and swapped them so that there is one of each on each card for contrast. Here's the second one:


I added a sentiment from 'Poinsettia Petals' on a label cut with my Tasteful Labels Dies and backed each with some white glittered organdy ribbon from the upcoming mini catalogue:  


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've been looking at creative ways to use background stamps for my upcoming online class in September that features both the 'Festive Foliage' and 'Daisy Garden' background stamps and will look at ways to use them for all-year round cards. A split panel card is a great way to create two cards quickly using the same background stamp, so today's post is a nice taster for my class ladies who are already signed up for this class. If you would like to join them, you can find full details for this and all my online classes on my Facebook Page here or just message me for more information.

I used the sketch over at Inspire.Create and the monochromatic red colour scheme from over at The Rainbow Challenge as further inspiration for my cards today and since I'm still doing Christmas I'm also linking up with Christmas Craft Creations and their 'anything goes' theme.


The weather here has alternated today between brilliant sunshine and torrential downpours and apart from giving up on using the washing line completely, I have successfully managed to get a whole bunch of errands run whilst dodging the rain (mostly!) Since we are on the summer holidays, the children are taking turns to help out with cooking the evening meal. One is more enthusiastic than the other (I wonder if you can guess which one!) Needless to say, if I survive the flour tornado that is currently my kitchen, I will be eating Turkish-style flatbread pizzas for dinner this evening! Enjoy the rest of your day 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) -

Charlotte E (Lady Joyful)
Charlotte E (Lady Joyful)Finland
7/29/2021 8:33:17 AM #

These are really lovely! Great monochromatic designs, and it is always fun to get a two for one. Thank you for joining us at Christmas Craft Creations - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
7/29/2021 11:47:26 AM #

Happy to see this image inked and embossed like this....such a pretty stamp and you've done it proud!  Just gorgeous!

sue t.
sue t.United States
8/1/2021 10:19:57 AM #

WOW!!! So striking! Cherry red foliage seems to be a thing and i love it! Thanks for putting a cherry on top at The Rainbow Card Challenge!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
8/2/2021 9:35:16 PM #

Gorgeous card - definitely a deserved winner at Inspire.Create!  Looking forward to your class with this one next month

Shona Erlenborn
Shona ErlenbornUnited States
8/4/2021 12:33:57 PM #

These monochromatic creations are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with us over at the Christmas Craft Creations Challenge.

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
8/5/2021 11:15:00 AM #

You have single-handedly put this card on my shopping list!  LOVE this card and earlier card you did all in Shaded Spruce!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
8/7/2021 10:36:22 PM #

This is such a fabulous card - simple to achieve yet stunning in execution! I am totally going to CASE this one!

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