Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mod Snowflakes

It doesn't get any easier then this. 

The die is cut from white glitter paper and mounted onto white shimmer paper. Add some crystal rhinestones and your done. It may take you 10 or 15 minutes to do one of these beauties. It actually takes more time to apply the rhinestones then anything else.)

Be sure and stop by again sometime next week. I will be working on some more cards this weekend while I'm up at my cabin.

Poppy Stamps - Mod Snowflake Background-1034

Monday, September 29, 2014

Ring The Bells

Here's another card in traditional colors and it's still an easy one to do. 

I cut all the parts from shimmer card stock. The green square behind the bell was hand cut then embossed with an argyle embossing folder to give a nice pattern. The Noel was die cut from a Sizzix alphabet I have had for a long time but you could use any letters or stamp to add the Noel. 

Poppy Stamps - Claudette Frame-1046

Cuttlebug - Argyle (A2) - 37-1603

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Snowy Cottage

This card looks cut in color but more elegant in all white. Be sure and try it both ways. 

The house is cut from white shimmer paper and the roof and ledges are cut from white glitter paper. I backed the windows with cream vellum and popped them up with foam tape. The curl of smoke is cut from any die that has a curly cue from frosted white vellum. Add a white brad for the door knob and some hand cut snow from white glitter paper along the bottom and you have a scene straight from a snow globe. 

Poppy Stamps - Cute Cottage-1089

Poppy Stamps - Frosted Roof & Ledges-1095

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Easy Peasy Noel

Another Super easy card. I mean this one only takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. It really couldn't be easier. 

The deer is cut from champagne glitter paper and the rest is cut from shades of champagne shimmer paper. Hang the letters from a piece of metallic embroidery floss and voila... you're done. 

Friday, September 26, 2014

Beautiful Poinsettia

OK... so I had do a red poinsettia and the leaves are a new color of shimmer card stock. (Sorry but I can't remember the name.) I added the embossed border to the lime green square with a small ball stylus and a ruler on a rubber mat. I also used a large ball stylus and shaped the petals by rubbing them on the back over a rubber mat. (The leaves are another die cut of the background die but cut in green.) Add some pearls and you have an elegant card. 

Poppy Stamps - Claudette Frame-1046

Poppy Stamps - Small Luxe Poinsettia Outline- 1055

Poppy Stamps - Small Luxe Poinsettia Background- 1061

Spellbinders - Nestabilites Label 1-S4-161

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Glittering Noel

Another super easy but elegant card. 

This arch die cut is originally meant to be an envelope flap decoration but I think it looks great on the front of a card. There is a background die for the arch but it is easy enough to hand cut it. I mounted the "Noel" on some white glitter paper and cut the inside of the "o" out to make it appear less busy looking. Oh and... you know I love to add my rhinestone bling!

Cheery Lynne Designs - Noel-B437

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Double The Pleasure

I am posting these 2 cards together because they both use this large Christmas bulb. I thought it would be useful to show how to use the same die cut and by adding some other simple die cuts you can change the whole look of the card. 

These are both cut from the shimmer card stock in various colors of copper and champagne. The border around the bottom card was done with a small ball stylus and a ruler on a rubber mat. 

Poppy Stamp - Luxe Background-1081

Impression Obsession - Pine Branch-021N