Today I brought out an older set from Gina K. Designs called Deck the Halls and it is illustrated by Beth Silaika. Well, it is really not that old of a set. It was from 2012. But for this week's Mix It Up Monday we were to use older sets to create cards and since I am still working on my Christmas cards I figured this would be a nice set to use. This card was made to show how decorating a tree and our home is a big part of the Christmas holiday.
I stamped the Christmas lights in various colors onto the string so that they would be ready to put on the Christmas tree. I also stamped the sentiment on white card stock and then with the Oval Stackers Nesting Dies from Cheery Lynn Designs I cut it out. I cut out a larger one with red too. Once I had the two sizes of ovals layered together I then added some pine branches which are also cut from a die by Cheery Lynn Designs. I added jewels of all shapes, sizes and colors to resemble all the pretty balls put on a tree. The outside of the card was connected to the inside by stamping a corner with part of a string of lights.
Well, it seems blogger is acting up so hopefully, I will get this post ready soon. I have never had this happen before. Anyway, thanks for stopping by and I hope your day is going well too.
Monday, November 3, 2014
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This is a great card... so bright and cheery!!
Hey girl! Another gorgeous design! And I must commend you on posting every day! You go, girl!
Wow, you are on a roll. Just commented but lost it again, so either my system or blogger are goofy today. Love it. Christmas trees are so important, and this is spot on. :)
Now here's a jazzy funky number. I love it. It's bold and fun.
Lovely Verna your lights are perfectly stamped and love how you decorated the sentiment...really fun card.
how cute! wonderful way of framing the oval sentiment, too! xo
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