Tuesday, 28 November 2017

MERRY ornaments Christmas cards

Here's a pair of very MERRY ornaments Christmas cards.

No colouring,
OK, just a little, with a Wink Of Stella glitter brush,
no die cutting, 
... I let my Silhouette Cameo do all (most) of the work,
with me gathering my glue to assemble the pieces.

No, you're not seeing things, they are different greens.  I had several part sheets from earlier projects and thought I would use them both, then decide which green I preferred before I head off to make some more.

The only change I made to these cards (apart from enlarging) was to add a backing panel to the die cut front.  This was so I could write inside without the look of the card being spoilt by handwriting being visible between the design elements of the front.  I also added a matting layer inside, apart from looking nicer, it makes it sturdier when standing up too.

The white snowflake decorations for the ornaments looked a bit stark against the red, so I smothered them with a Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush.  It worked a treat, muting the white and adding a luscious sparkle too.

Silhouette Cameo
textured cardstock
metallic cardstock - gold
Wink Of Stella Clear Glitter Brush
Helmar 450 Quick Dry adhesive - to adhere the layers
Tombow Mono Multi liquid adhesive
to adhere the snowflakes and metal caps to the ornaments

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

the Fifth Annual Month of Holiday Cards Challenge
O is for Ornaments
S is for Snowflakes (decorating the ornaments)


  1. Fabulous card, I am still thinking about the purchases, I really have so many but these turned out lovely. [this and the post below]

    1. Thank You Annie :)
      ... they're on sale for 50% off at the moment, perfect time to buy!

  2. These are wonderfully festive Tracy, the colours are really bright and happy! I like the addition of the wink of Stella... you can never go wrong with a little sparkle and shine.

    1. Thank You Beccy :)
      Yes, I love the W of S sparkle, keep forgetting to use though!


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