Monday, November 26, 2018

Fun Christmas Card Embellishments!

Is everyone ready for the holidays?  I always think I have lots of time to get things done and then I find that the time has passed too quickly and I'm not prepared!  I still need to work on Christmas cards.  I know those of you who have waited will want to see something quick and easy, so here is one of a series of cards I have created using Creative Impressions embellishments:

Using red card stock, I die cut "Merry Christmas" from the Merry Christmas die by Tim Holtz and Stampers Anonymous.  The Pine Bough is from Impression Obsesson.  I die cut it three times from scrap green card stock.

After adhering the words to a white card, I edged the piece with Barn Door Distress Ink and adhered it to a Bo Bunny patterned piece from my museum of paper.  (I call it that since I have so much! Time to use it!).  Then I adhered the die cut pine boughs.

You will notice that I have added some beautiful Creative Impressions Metallic Christmas Light Bulb Paper Fasteners (90655) to my card design.  I adhered some Evergreen/White Bakers Twine (80718)  to the pine boughs to act as a"light strand".  Then I poked some holes in different areas and added the beautiful brads.  I really felt the addition of these brads made the entire piece "pop"!  Love them!  Here are some close-ups:

Can you see the metallic shine on these close-up photos?

Hope this card design gave you some ideas for some since last-minute Christmas cards!



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  2. This is beautiful Susan. You must be feeling better!

  3. Beautiful Christmas card. Love the special touches, like the bakers twine and Christmas bulbs.