It’s the weekend again and I hope you enjoy yourselves with your family and friends.
Are you ready for Christmas – gift shopping done, Christmas cards made, written and posted, decorations up – inside and out?
For me, tick no to the above, except I have MADE all my Christmas cards!
card was inspired by the first Christmas card I received this year.
started my card with a base of Whisper White Cardstock (CS), a layer of
Red Glimmer Paper and a top layer of Whisper Whiste CS.
I adhered the
Red Glimmer paper to the card base using Tombow.
I used Garden Green CS
to die cut eight of the mistletoe branches from the Pretty Pines
I used Tombow, and a lot of patience, to
adhere the berries to the branches!
used one of the Layering Circles Framelits Dies to draw a light pencil
circle where I wanted my wreath to be.
I used Tombow to adhere the stem on the pencil circle,
positioning the first one at N, the second one at NW, the third one at W, the fourth one at SW, etc.
concentrating on the compass points meant I was able to keep an even space between the branches all round
die for the Noel is from the Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies and has
been die cut using Red Glimmer Paper.
final job was to attach the top layer to the card base.
used Glue Dots as I was adhering it to a layer of Glimmer Paper.
Although Tombow would have worked just as efficiently as Glue Dots, I find it needs to have pressure applied for several minutes to give
it a chance to get a really good grip.
Glue Dots are instant, and for this job, are