Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Two vintage-y Christmas cards

Hey there!  No challenge cards in this post.  Just a couple of vintage style Christmas cards that I made recently.  This was one of those times when a simple design popped into my head and everything just fell into place.  I know.  Shocking, huh?!

Ahhhh.  I love vintage.  And I love these cards.  As long as the glitter stays on the cards, but not on me.  If you've ever worked with glitter, you know what I mean.  Right?

I die cut chipboard that I'd saved from the recycling bin, then die cut my patterned paper.  These two, glued together, gave me a sturdy tree and star to pop up on my cards.  For both, I used some chamomile tea ink from PTI to give the edges of the images an antique look.  After that I used a bit of 2-way glue to adhere a sprinkling of MS glitter (coarse glitter on the star, tinsel glitter on the tree) to the edges.  I love the sparkle!  A few wooden stars on the tree and a ribbon bow for each die cut and I was finished.
By the way, my card base is one of Stampin' Up's new In Colors...baked brown sugar.  Love it.  It was perfect layered with naturals cream for both cards.

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1 comment:

  1. Ohhhh...I do LOVE vintage! And, these Christmas cards are simply gorgeous, Susie! All the glitter was worth it on these beauties shining in all their glory!


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