January 4, 2016

Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge #186

Hello January, Hello 2016, Hello to a new Merry Monday. I know you are probably done with the holidays, and I don't blame you but this is a perfect time to get a start on your next year's Christmas cards.. 'What' you say?

I am serious, play along with us each week and you will have a nice little stash come next December. What I like the most, a year long stack of cards that will tell a little story. What supply trends were happening during the year, what style of card you preferred and so on.




This week's challenge is white on white with a neutral sentiment. I stamped the sentiment in black then added the gems. I created the center element by using a few stitched die cuts. I started with the base circle and added some texture with an embossing folder.



The second circle I covered in multi media paste and covered in with chucky white glitter. I used the die cut frame as stencil so that the faux stitching was protected. I covered the snowflake in clear Wink of Stella and used a large pearl brad to hold it in place the middle circle is popped up with foam tape to add to the 3D look.



This is the second card that I created, the first one a twin of this had a wee accident. I had put my card in my light box but had not taken a photo yet.

I jumped right into the second card I am sharing today. For that card I wanted a spritz of Tuxedo Black Fireworks. I should know better to play with that on my craft table. Especially with supplies and other cards in close proximity.

Anyway, the nozzle had a partial block, said spritz went rogue all over my all white card.


Supplies: White card stock, My Favorite Things - Hand Lettered Holiday, misc die cuts, gems, large chuck glitter, brad.


Stop by the Merry Monday blog and take a peek at what the Merry Makers have created and get inspired we would love for you to play along.

Thank you for visiting.
Nina

10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Nina! EEK! Sorry to hear about your mishap with your first card. Happens to the best of us. Have a great week. :)

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  2. Classy and gorgeous, Nina! And I can sympathize with the accident. I've done the same thing more times than I like to remember! Happy New Year!

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  3. Beautiful Nina, love all the texture on your card. Hate when accidents happen. Have a great week.

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  4. Uh oh...glad you made another one for us to drool over - looks like we were thinking along the same wave length with our snowflakes xoxoxox

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  5. Great card Nina, love the snowflake! Happy New Year!

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  6. Just love how you layered your snowflake, Nina - just gorgeous!!

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  7. Oh WOW Nina,

    I clicked on your photo to make it bigger because after reading about the layer with the paste and chunky glitter I had to get a closer look - its stunning! Wish your blog had "feel" where we could get the sense of the 3d of your cards.

    ♥ Sis

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  8. This is stunning! Love all the different 'whites' here! Just gorgeous!

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