The rush is on to finish up on those Christmas cards so you can get them in the mail. I have made two more cards for you to hopefully inspire and motivate your creative juices.
The Robin's Nest: Winter Glitter Snowflakes cardstock, Glitter Winter Words cardstock, Boy Polka Dot Stamp card stock, Silver Classic Glitter card stock, Peach Classic Glitter cardstock, Gold Classic Glitter cardstock, Robins Egg Blue Classic Glitter Cardstock, Winter Glitter Chipboard Snowflakes, Green Glitter Journaling, Vellum - Silver Classic Swirl, Vellum - Irredescent Glitter Swirl, Ocean Blue Mini Dew Drops, Fushia Mini Dew Drops, Metallic Silver Dew Drops
Christmas Tree Sticker, Stars Stickers (Ecstasy Crafts)
Punches: 3-Dot Scallop, Cathedral Arches, (Martha Stewart); Mini scallop edger, 1/2" circle, 3/4" circle, 1" circle (EK Success)
Dies: Doily (Sizzix), Flower Rosette (Memory Box)
My first card, Snow Angel, is inspired by Laura Denison's paper rosette angel. She has a wonderful how-to video on youtube here. While there are many different versions of paper angels, I really liked this one the most for adhering to a card and just had to share. It is dimensional without the addition of more layers for wings, etc.
Winter Glitter Snowflakes cardstock to 6" x 12", fold in half to make a 6"x6" top fold card.
Cut the words "Snow Angels" from Glitter Winter Words cardstock to 1" x 5".
Trim around a Green Glitter Journaling label and adhere "Snow Angels" to center with foam dots, covering the journal lines.
To make the rosette angel, cut papers as follows:
3" x 4-1/2" Silver Classic Glitter card stock (skirt)
1-3/4" x 5-1/2" Vellum - Silver Classic Swirl (wings)(2)
3/4" x 5" Gold Classic Glitter cardstock (halo)
3/4" circle Silver Classic Glitter card stock (1/2" circle punched off center to form halo behind head)
3/4" circle Peach Classic Glitter cardstock (1/2" circle punch centered inside, cut in half) (arms)
1/2" circle Peach Classic Glitter cardstock (face)
1" circles (to hold rosette together) (2)
Before using edge punches on skirt, wings, and halo, score each strip of paper every 1/4", then punch your decorative edges, as follows:
3-Dot Scallop along skirt bottom
Cathedral Arches along wings
Mini scallop edger along halo
Follow directions on video to put the pieces together. Here are the pieces ready to assemble.
Ecstasy Crafts, our co-sponser this month.
Die cut a doily from green card stock, and a rosette from Robins Egg Blue Classic Glitter Cardstock. Adhere rosette to doily, but leave the rosette loose so it will fit to the edges of the doily, as shown.
Gold Classic Glitter cardstock.
Fushia Mini Dew Drops to tree, as shown. Glue to center of card front. Add some star stickers from the same sticker sheet, and a couple of Winter Glitter Chipboard Snowflakes to opposite corners of card, as shown.
Here is a close up.
Ecstasy Crafts stickers. Both products are so beautiful and work so well together. And the stickers look like you spent hours heat embossing the images. Very easy to use.
So please take a moment or two to visit the Robin's Nest online store to see this awesome collection, which is one sale this month for 20% off, and then take a look at the wonderful products that Ecstasy Crafts has to offer, too.
Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a wonderful week.