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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Christmas Magic (by Penny)

Hello everyone, today sees the last of our visits from Guest Design Team member Penny Butler this month. She has designed a card using the first stamps that she ever bought from Chocolate Baroque. Can you remember which set you first bought? If you leave a comment for Penny, be sure to mention your first set of Chocolate Baroque stamps as well....

Penny writes:

Hello there, I've got a Christmas card for you today. I love the Nordic colours of red, blue and white on kraft card, and the tree stamps from the Christmas Flourish stamp set are perfect for a tag card. I blended red, blue and green Distress Inks onto white card for the background panel. I faux bleached a Holly flourish stamp randomly over the panel and added some words. I blended green Distress Ink around the edges, coloured another panel in red as a border, and matted and layered them.

I stamped and embossed the corner flourish image in white onto kraft card, then atached the background panel. I stamped the trees onto another piece of kraft card and used red, white and blue embossing powders. I cut the card into three tags with a tree on each, and edged each tag with green ink, punched holes at the top, and threaded twine through. I added a sentiment to complete this festive card.

Thank you for stopping by :)

Penny will be back next year with more projects to share with us. In the meantime, you can catch up with her over on her blog







4 comments:

  1. Lovely card Penny, love the images and festive colours, great use of kraft card too, Kate x

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  2. These tags from Penny certainly have that Nordic feel and the kraft card and stamping is so pretty. x

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  3. This is a so creative card! Love the white on kraft for the tags and the colourful background!

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  4. These look so good on the kraft card :) I have those stamps too, must go play now I'm inspired, thanks.

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