Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Peace On Earth

Hi folks, today I'm sharing a card I made for the Facebook Live launch of Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous 2019 Christmas collection. If you missed all the fun, you can check out all the stamps, stencils and inspiration samples over on Tim's Blog HERE.

I trimmed Distress Watercolor card to create a 4.1/2" x 6.1/2" panel and spritzed with Black Soot and Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide sprays on the textured side of the card. I dried and spritzed with water to create that beautiful oxidised look. I inked sections of the Lumberjack background with Black Soot Distress Archival ink and holding the stamp in my hands, stamped randomly on the background.
I stamped the holly image from Yuletide Gatherings inked with Black Soot Distress Archival and I love how the texture of the watercolor card gives the images a slightly faded look.
I inked the Peace sentiment from Christmastime 2 with Versamark and heat embossed with Simon Says Stamp Antique Gold. I inked the stamp again and repeated the process which gave the sentiment  more dimension. I inked the Peace On Earth sentiment from Modern Christmas with Versamark ink, stamped on to black card and heat embossed with Simon Says Stamp Antique Gold. I trimmed off Peace and fixed the sentiment in place with Sizzix Mini Foam Adhesive.
I sprinkled Stampendous Frantage Chunky White and Aged Black Embossing Enamels on the panel and heated from underneath until melted. I added Ranger Carnation Red Enamel Accents to the holly berries on the stamped images.
I tapped the Versamark ink pad around the edges of the panel, sprinkled with Simon Says Stamp Antique Gold and heat embossed. I added the panel to mats of white and black card and adhered to a 5" x 7" white card blank.
Classic, elegant and traditional and fairly easy to make multiple times if you enlist the help of every stamper's best friend, the Stamp Platform. If I can magic up some extra hours in the day, this may well be this year's special Christmas card for family and friends.
Toodle-oo for now
Hugs Kath xxx


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15 comments:

  1. WoW that’s a very beautiful card WoW Alain 🤩😍

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  2. WoW what a beautiful card WoW Alain ����

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  3. Absolutely stunning, wow Kath you did it again, this is amazingly beautiful.xx

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  4. Another totally stunning card, Kath!

    Jennifer. x

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  5. Beautiful card, love the Gold embossing...

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  6. Gorgeous Kath, so elegant ♥️♥️♥️

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  7. Stunning card Kath, loving the design.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  8. such an awesome card - I just like the dark background so much!

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  9. Kath, this is truly one stunning card!! I would never have thought to use those background colours but they work so wonderfully well. Really stunning! Hugs, Anne xxx

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  10. This is so beautiful I just can't believe it. It is a work of art.

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  11. Ooh this is a card just filled with the magic of Christmas! Should be framed and brought out each year! xxx

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  12. This is a stunner! LOVE the dark background and the pop of berries!

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  13. This is incredibly beautiful. Thank you for explaining how you made it.

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Thanks for taking the time to visit me in the cubbyhole...I love to hear from you.
hugs Kath xxx