Libby Fens is hosting this week's challenge, and has created a super delightful card to get us into the Christmas card mood.
This challenge is open until Monday July 31st at 5pm MST, so why don't you get busy and make your own super Christmas card.
Our design team takes great delight in looking at all the entries and each of us picks a card at the end of the challenge that inspires us, so why don't you play along. All the rules are on the Watercooler Wednesday home page.
Here's My Card:
Being a Stampin'Up! demonstrator really has it's perks. For example I was able to pre-order a new stamp and die set bundle called Carols of Christmas prior to the Holiday Catalogue being distributed on September 1st. I'm using the stamp set for today's card.
Stamp Sets: Carols of Christmas, Six Sayings (R)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Card Stock and Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Whisper White and Me Merry Designer Series Paper (2017)
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Thinlet Dies, Big Shot, Paper Trimmer, Cherry Cobbler Ribbon(R), Dimensionals, Tom Bow Adhesive
Card Base: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" Garden Green card stock(cs) scored at 4 1/4".
1st Layer: 41/8" x 5 3/8" Cherry Cobbler adhered to card base.
2nd Layer: 2 pieces of Be Merry DSP measuring 4" x 2 5/8" adhered to 1st layer. This is fabulous paper/1
3rd Layer: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 square of Cherry Cobbler cs, 2 7/8 x 2 7/8" square Garden Green cs, and 2 6/8 x 2 6/8" Stitched Shapes Square. Stamp sentiment on Whisper White layer with Cherry Cobbler Ink. Glue all layers together and mount in card c enter over the ribbon.
Ribbon layer: Cut a 5 to 6" piece of ribbon and adhere over the line where the two DSP pieces matched up.
Inside of card: Add a 4" x 51/4" Cherry Cobbler card stock and a Whisper White piece measuring 3 3/4" x 5" for the
That's all there is to it. A simple card with a beautiful solid image! The beauty of this card is not only did it come together in a blink of an eye, but it is thin so will be totally mailable.
How do you like this featured stamp? I can see it appearing on cards, packaging, picture decor and more come this holiday season. Right now it's available for FREE for anyone wanting to sign up with Stampin' Up! until July 31st but on August 1st it becomes available to everyone as a pre-Christmas Holiday Catalogue treat. Now that's exciting!
If you haven't done so already visit the Watercooler Wednesday All About Christmas post to check out the design team members inspiring cards. So many awesome designs and I know you're going to love them too!
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