Shining Brightly Country Wreath Christmas

by Joanne James26. January 2024 16:00

I've managed to get a little extra cardmaking time this week, but as for writing up my blog posts - not so much! Today I'm taking a departure from the 'new' to share a Christmas card just in time for the January theme challenge over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown where the theme is wreaths:

Today's card also uses their January sketch layout which I missed, but is perfect for a showcase of a sparkly layered Christmas wreath - take a look:

 

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

I used a piece of the now-retired (but hoarded!) Shining Brightly foiled paper to cover my cardfront and added a banner with a sentiment from 'Brightest Glow' and paired it with a navy and gold layered wreath, with a combination of gold sequin and navy gem 'berries' and a brushed gold bow:

 

I really love these papers and the colour scheme, so don't be surprised to see me use them throughout the year as I endeavour to play along with the team at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown to keep me on track in my Christmas card making throughout the year. If you don't have these papers though, you could easily change out this paper for an alternative Christmas design and alter the colours of your wreath accordingly.

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. 

Just a quick post from me today; I have a basket of ironing to get through before I prepare dinner and get myself ready for this evening's final episode of 'The Traitors' - anyone else out there as hooked as me? I can't wait! Enjoy your evening and I'll be back tomorrow with another project that has an altogether more Spring-like feel. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (4) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/27/2024 1:53:39 AM #

That paper is well worth hoarding! Alas, I had little left to hoard. The strip of Navy gives the eye a place to rest to enjoy that sweet little wreath while still breathing in that opulent background. Festive in the extreme!

Valentina B
Valentina BSlovenia
1/28/2024 7:50:26 PM #

Woow what a gorgeous Christmas card with such an elegant wreath!
Just perfection with all gold colours and stunning background.
Thank you for joining us at our challenge at 52CCT.
Valentina DT

Erika
ErikaSlovenia
1/30/2024 3:30:16 PM #

Beautiful card.

Andreja L
Andreja LSlovenia
1/31/2024 8:43:30 AM #

What a beautiful festive card Smile) I like your wreath!
Thank you for playing with us at 52CCT ❤️

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