Love to Craft? Join my Dazzling Divas team!

Love to Craft? Join my Dazzling Divas team!

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Hey everyone! Welcome to the 2nd sneak peek for Saturday’s Count Down to Christmas Card Class. It wouldn’t be a Christmas card class without a Santa, and Father Christmas is the perfect candidate.

I wanted to create something vintage for this set, and I think I accomplished it with this card. I used an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2″ piece of Always Artichoke for the card base. Then I cut a piece of Sahara Sand to 5 1/4 x 4″ and stamped the top and the bottom with the edge stamps. Then I distressed the edges using the retired Stampin’ Distress Tool. (I never get rid of anything, which is why my scraproom is bursting at the seams! lol) After using the tool, I took a Stampin’ Sponge and sponged the edges with Sahara Sand. I tied a piece of the Very Vanilla Lace ribbon at the bottom. I cut a piece of Cherry Cobbler with a scalloped oval from the Layering Ovals Framelits. I stamped Father Santa on a piece of Very Vanilla with Chocolate Chip ink. Then I colored him with a Blender Pen and some Cherry Cobbler Ink and the tree with some Always Artichoke. I really enjoy using the Blender Pens, it really makes coloring images so easy. Then I cut it out using the new Stitched From the Heart Framelits and adhered it to the scalloped oval and attached them to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add some Pearl Basic Jewels and voila! Instant vintage Christmas card!

I love easy cards with a lot of heart in them, and I think this one is just that! I think the ladies are going to enjoy creating it too. If you would like to purchase the items to create this card, head over to my online store here to place your order. When you place an order using Hostess Code 66GUZUBY, I will send you a package of handmade cards ready to use. If your order is $50.00 or more, I’ll send you a package of the Pearl Basic Jewels to use on your creations. But if you’re looking for an even better deal, you can purchase the Starter Kit and get all your future purchases at a 20% discount. When you get to my online store, just click on the Join the Fun tab and fill out the application. You’ll get $125.00 worth of product (anything you choose!) for only $99.00 and FREE SHIPPING!! What better deal can you find than that?

Thank you or stopping by and be sure to come back tomorrow to see the final 2 projects we’ll be creating Saturday. Have a great evening!

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