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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Cheery and Bright

Hi Everyone! I hope you have most of your cards and shopping finished! I know it must be a mad house out there today. I am staying in where it is warm and cozy. Our weather here turned cold and rainy today. I want to share a Christmas card I made. I still might need several more before it is all said and done!

I am a true layer person when it comes to cards and it is hard for me to keep everything flat for mailing, but I am trying! The reindeer is popped up though, but should be able to be mailed okay.

I stamped the reindeer using brown ink. I then colored over it with my Versa Marker and added Brown Fizz embossing powder from Sparkle N Sprinkle. All the other dies were cut from white glitter card stock. I used an embossing folder on the brown piece and inked the raised areas with Versa mark ink to enhance the design.







Here is a closer look where you can see more of the sparkle on the white glitter card stock.




Dies Used:

Create A Flake Five -- Spellbinders
Fancy Tags -- Spellbinders
Debutante Frame Base -- Die-Versions
Orchard Tree Frame -- Die-Versions


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Challenges entered:

Scrappy Land:  Holidays
Simon Says Monday Challenge: Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Winter Inspiration




8 comments:

  1. Oh love your flying deer! Beautiful background and love the sweet design! Thank you for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes!

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  2. Love the striped background and your deer looks amazing! Thanks for joining in with us at the Scrapy Land Challenge #8!!

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  3. Very cool effect - love the brown deer jumping over the striped background!

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous!

    Merry Christmas, April.

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  5. Great use of using the PP, April! who would have thought of using the stripes to give a better feel of a cold forest? YOU, of course! LOL great card in every way. Like you, I have trouble keeping things flat, too, but I'm learning! You did a wonderful job here!

    now my other hat: Thanks for playing in the Scrapy Land Challenge using die cuts! I hope to see more of your pretty projects in the next challenge, too! hugs and blessings, de {Creative Smiles}

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  6. Gorgeous card April, so very pretty, I love the sparkle.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge & Happy Christmas!
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  7. lovely card!!! I love all the sparkling elements they looks like frost :)

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  8. Gorgeous card April! Love the brown glittery deer. So glad you shared it with us for the Scrapy Land Challenge too!

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