Christmas Pinecones Peace on Earth

by Joanne James13. November 2023 12:22

Happy Monday everyone! We are another week closer to Christmas, so no surprises that today I'm sharing a card for the occasion! I took my inspiration from the crate of pinecones on the Hand Stamped Sentiments  inspiration photo below:

I diecut some pinecones and greenery using the Christmas Pinecone Dies and snipped a section to frame my sentiment from the 'Christmas Classics' stamp set - take a look:

 

I used a piece of retired Painted Christmas designer series paper for my background; I love the fresh feel of this paper, and the white background allows the detail of the diecut pinecones to really shine:

 

A few sparkly gems complete my card. This card took longer to make than it took to write my post; those Christmas Pinecone Dies take a little bit of time to cut and assemble, but I think it was worth it. Plus I've still got enough leftovers to make another 2-3 cards - bonus! I'm also linking today's card up over at the Alphabet Challenge Blog, where they are currently on 'P is for Peace' - the world could definitely do with some of that at the moment, for sure.

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

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (5) -

Jolanda Johnstone
Jolanda JohnstoneUnited States
11/13/2023 2:03:48 PM #

Nicely done, Joanne.  I am also very fond of the elements you chose to use in this lovely card.  Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at HSS this round.  Cheers, Jolanda - DT

Meg
MegUnited Kingdom
11/13/2023 3:00:12 PM #

Beautiful background paper,diecut foliage and sentiment,thank you for joining in at the Alphabet Challenge

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
11/13/2023 8:19:54 PM #

So gorgeous, Joanne!  I love that you got to the pinecones, lol, these are totally fabulous, and I love that DSP, too, of course!  Such a great square design, too!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
11/15/2023 8:07:24 PM #

Love these pinecones Joanne - and a perfect sentiment for our theme at Alphabet Challenge

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
11/17/2023 2:04:42 AM #

How I regret not getting this set! Everything I've seen with it is lovely but this one is extra nice. I like the layout, the colours, the detailing and that narrow, dark border just clinches the deal.

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