Sunday, November 26, 2017

AAA Cards #104 - Christmas

Hello! The holiday season is here and the theme this fortnight for AAA Cards is Christmas :)




How pretty is that graphic?! I love those ornaments and used it as inspiration for my card.

I got this stamp set, Holiday Style from Sunny Studios, awhile ago but hadn't had a chance to use it. This stamp set looks so pretty but I wasn't sure how hard it would be to use. I used my misti and it wasn't hard at all :) I started with the branch and played around with a few different colors of brown and green. I used my stamp pad to swipe brown along the branch portion and then stamped. Then I used a darker green just off the branch but not all the way to the end of the needles and finished off by using a light green on the edges. Its not technically a layering stamp but I wanted to give it a little more dimension. The ornaments are layering stamps and look so pretty with minimal effort.

The paper in the background is part of a holographic design paper pad from DCWV. This paper is so pretty and since most of it was going to be covered, I cut it into a frame so that I could reuse the interior part for another project.

I hope you get a chance to play along with our challenge. Uniko is our sponsor and is giving away a stamp set of the winner's choice. We also have a great guest designer, Cathy from
cathyscardspot.blogspot.co.uk who, along with the design team, has some gorgeous inspiration :)

Thanks so much for stopping by!

12 comments:

  1. I have loved this stamp since it came ot, but somehow I still don;t own it...???Love the look of your card

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  2. Those baubles both have a superb 3D look, but the bell is absolutely amazing! Fab card.

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  3. Love this card, Cheryl! Isn't the stamp set fabulous? I seriously think it's the best layering set I own! So effective!

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  4. Oooh your card is just so beautiful x

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  5. Wow.. this is gorgeous. and it looks so real.. I wish I knew how to do this. Is it hard to do?

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    1. Thanks PJ. It is not hard to do at all! I did use a misti but the hardest part was deciding on which colors to use :)

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    2. You're welcome. Gosh it just looks difficult. I'm going to have to see if I can purchase this stamp set. Looks like fun.

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  6. This is so stunning Cheryl.. I had to stop by coz I did something similar and am so glad my way of thinking is getting close to seasoned artists like you :)

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    1. That is so nice of you! I am a fan of yours. You have a great style :)

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  7. Oh my! Stunning! I have to look twice at the bell. I thought it was a picture at first! :)

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  8. It looks so real. Verry stumming Motiv.

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  9. You have used this stamp set so well. Love the shine of the silver bell. Smiles, Tracie =)

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