Sunday, December 7, 2014

Christmas doves

These beautiful doves are a stamp set from Sparkle n Sprinkle called Christmas doves.  These were part of their November release I was lucky enough to win.  The doves were stamped on basic white cardstock using olive archival ink from Ranger. Image was cut out with the largest die from Spellbinders labels 25. The image was then inked with broken china distress ink while the card was still in the die. The Christmas doves was then stamped again on X-press It blending card and the doves and holly were coloured with copic markers. The doves were then covered in embossing ink and heat embossed with Judikins iridescent sparkle embossing powder and the holly with plain clear embossing powder. The doves and holly were fussy cut, shaped and popped over the original stamped image with silicon.  The stamped image was mounted on a 15cm square card over the blue ribbon (I have absolutely no idea of the source of this ribbon other than that it came out of my blue ribbon jar).  The glittery corners were cut from the My Favourite things four corners die-namics using double sided adhesive paper which was adhered to some scraps of card. The top release paper was removed and some fine turquoise glitter was rubbed into the adhesive. I think the glitter was a Martha Stewart glitter. Finally  the Spellbinders ribbon banner was cut from plain white cardstock inked with the broken china distress ink (but more lightly) and stamped with a sentiment from the same Christmas doves stamp set.

Thank you for looking,

I would like to enter this card in the following challenge
Sparkle n Sprinkle creative challenges for December -use loose glitter, embossing powder and/or flocking

Cheers Linda


Betty Wright said...

This is stunning! Love the dimension, sparkle, and texture! Wonderful Christmas card!

Anne Temple said...

This is absolutely stunning! Love the doves with the blues. I'm so glad you got a chance to play with your new stamps and sharing them with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge. Congrats on being a SNS Featured Artist too.