Monday, 24 July 2017

Sparkling tinsel Christmas wishes

Hopefully you have already heard my exciting news,
seen my cards in THIS post and
entered for your chance to win on The Stencil Specialist Blog HOP.

This pair of cards feature the Stampendous Pine Ornaments Cling Rubber Stamp and Gold Tinsel Glitter Embossing Powder, with sentiments by Kaisercraft and Ultimate Crafts.  These CAS designs were quick and easy to prepare and assemble.

I measured the stamp and cut some 3" x 4 1/4" panels to stamp them on.
I aligned the stamp with a panel in my MISTI and started stamping.

I stamped each panel with Fossilized Amber Distress Ink first, to give a solid background for the heat embossing to come.  I heat set each panel, dusted with my powder tool, stamped with Versamark ink, smothering each panel with embossing powder, then held my breath in awe as the magic happened before my eyes with the heat gun - WOW!

I cut some slightly larger panels to mat each image panel, went around the edges with Versamark ink and heat embossed to match the image panel to give me perfectly matching matting panels.
I die cut the pair of Merry Christmas sentiments and heat embossed them too.

The smaller card is 5x7", the larger A5.

Here is a close-up pic showing the delicate detail of the stamp
and the stunning sparkle of the tinsel embossing powder.

It's gorgeous, so hard to photograph, pure magic in real life!

Stampendous - Pine Ornaments Cling Rubber Stamp
Fossilized Amber Distress Ink
EK Success Powder Tool
Versamark Ink Pad
Stampendous - Gold Tinsel Glitter Embossing Powder
heat tool
Sizzix Big Shot
Kaisercraft Release Paper
Kaisercraft Decorative Die Words - Merry Christmas
Ultimate Crafts - Merry Christmas Script Die
(Ultimate Crafts are the parent company of Couture Creations)
Helmar 450 Quick Dry Liquid Adhesive - to adhere layers
Tombow Mono Multi Adhesive - to adhere the sentiments


Don't forget to hop on over to my The Stencil Specialist Blog Hop post for your chance to win the awesome prize pack - good luck!

I am going to enter my card in the following challenges (alphabetical order):


  1. Tracy your cards are fantastic! I love how you matched your layers to the main image. Welcome to the hop:)

    1. Thank You Robyn :)
      The tinsel embossing powders have such a magical sparkle!

  2. I love these! They are Gorgeous!!!! Thanks for playing along at Hiding In My Craft Room! Miranda DT

  3. Gorjuss card. I love your sparkle and shine. Beautiful. Thanks for playing with us at Pile it On. Keti (DT)

  4. Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for July!
    Monica - DT

  5. Wow, so elegant and striking with all the gold! I love your clean layout too. Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

  6. beautiful CAS cards
    thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers
    Barb Housner (DT)

  7. Just stunning! Thank you for playing along with Making Memories Crafting. Vicki- DT

  8. Beautiful cards .... very elegant. Thank you for playing along with the HLS Christmas challenge xx


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