Tuesday 6 September 2016

Red and Pink Bauble Card

A Christmas card today, featuring a stamped bauble and some shimmer spray that gave me Shrek hands as I unclogged the bottle to get the spray to work!
 The holly was stamped with a Bo Bunny stamp, all the rest of the stamps used were from a Papermania, Home for Christmas set, including the sentiment.  Once the background stamping was done (Using Evergreen Bough and Twisted Citron Distress Inks), I gave it a spritz of Cosmic Shimmer spray in Mint Green.  The sentiment and bauble string were stamped in black archival ink.  I stamped the bauble in red dye ink onto pink card, and fussy cut, leaving a small border, then stuck to the card, raising it up slightly with dimensional glue.
I used an embossing folder to add some Christmas text to the background and injected a little more colour by using red and pink to mat my layers.
The final touches were to add a small bow where the bauble string meets the edge of the topper and a gem to the bauble string.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Penny Black and More - Add a Sentiment
Creative Fingers - #115 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - #35 - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - #163 - Anything Goes + a Sentiment
CRAFT - #379 - Embossing


  1. A lovely card. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

  2. Hi Wendy, I really like this card. The colours are lovely
    and the design is great. I am now following your blog. My blog is http://jenniferscraftingrainbows.blogspot.com/ if you would like
    to check out my blog.
    Hugs Jennifer xx.

  3. Wendy! You made me chuckle and not feel so alone. My hands are always different colors for some reason or another:). You card is totally worth any extra scrubbing you had to do...it is beautiful and the embossed background paper is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week!

  4. such a lovely christmas card thanks for sharing at Craft

  5. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  6. Ooooo i'm loving the gorgeous backgrounds and ornament, thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month, Luv Sam x


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