Friday, November 28, 2014

Christmas ornament with a circle punch...

Joanne Masury  posted a picture of a card using Christmas ornaments she saw at the post office. It gave me a great idea for a card and I have tons of Christmas theme card stock/paper, so I whipped this out.  This is going to be one of many I'm making to mail out this season.

I punched out probably a thousand (I exaggerate) circles with my CTMH 1 1/4" circle punch,  For the finding at the top of the Christmas balls, I cut strips from some metallic textured CS I had in my stash, cut those into about 1/2" pieces and used mini glue dots to attach to the back of each circle.  Then I stuck the balls down on the green CS in a random fashion with 1/2" glue dots.

Finally I heat embossed the gold sentiment ball (from a CTMH Christmas set) and popped it up with the Precious.  I like it.  :)

Card stock and design paper are from my stash.  The Gold embossing powder is by Stampendous.

(Update 11/29/14:  I wasn't happy with the green and red CS I used on the first one, so I replaced it with some new CS I bought at Craft Warehouse.  The label only says it's a Super Value Pack of acid/lignin free paper , "Christmas", in assorted red, green and white paper, distributed by Petersen-Arne, Eugene, OR.  I think I like the brighter color on this.)

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Seongsook's Screen Card Challenge

This week we were challenged with making a screen card like some of the beautiful card's Seongsook has made.  Her tutorial has pics of some of them, and the instructions! It looks hard, but is really easy following her tutorial.

Here are two I made this week, and I think they just might be my Christmas card this year.  They really are fun to make.