Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Punched Christmas at Woodware

Morning All
It's my turn on the Woodware blog again today, and this week Dorothy is looking for Christmas cards made using Punches and Dies
I have been staying at SirStampalot this last week and so I had to make my card with things that I could find in Janice's workshop. I had enough of forward planning last week lol.
I gathered together several crafty items,
and decided to create my own embossing folder using the Holly Leaf Punch
This is a fantastic way to get additional use from your punches, I used  2 layers of punched shapes stuck down on some thick card.
I embossed the leaves through a machine with a rubber mat, the way that you would with a stencil.  
 I then inked and stamped over the top to highlight them.
The foliage and main sentiment comes from Jane’s Clear Magic stamp set Deck the Halls. The Happy Christmas  greeting in the background comes from Jane’s set Holly Tree. 
 I also punched the leaves from some green card stock and shaped them before adding them to the card. The berries are red brads, and off course there is a liberal brushing with gilding wax.
The card that I sent Dorothy was actually made from the left overs of my original project, made using all the same elements except the berries made using liquid pearls. . 
I decided that I liked the leftover card better. What do you think?
Back to playtime now, and I think I have a parcel of crafting goodies being delivered here today so that is definitely something to look forward to. Thank You Dorothy.
Have a wonderful crafty day.
Hugs Kimx


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Hugs Kimx