Saturday, April 1, 2017

March Christmas Card

Where did March go? Here it is April 1st and I am just getting to posting my card for last month for Sylvia's Christmas Card Challenge. In my defense, I actually did this card at the beginning of the month but I had moved my photo studio cube to clear space on my dressmaking table and have only now gotten it back in place.

Sylvia's prompts for March were silver and ornament. I made three silver die cut ornaments for my card.
The background was created by sponging from my new Tim Holtz Distress Oxide ink pads. This was my first time using them and they are very soft and lovely. They blend easier than the regular Distress Inks. I like the contrast of the smooth chalk look and the silver foil on the die cuts.

The red ornament was made by laying the die cut on Sookwang Tape and sprinking with Glitter Ritz ultrafine glitter and burnishing in. The round ornament was placed over plain cardstock and I added colour with Copic markers. Here is a shot of the card on an angle so you can see the shine:

The sentiment is a Penny Black stamp from the Joy Filled clear stamp set. My local stamp store closed down this past week and this is one of the stamp sets I bought on discount. Very sad to see them close. I am sharing this over at Christmas Card Challenges as well. Thanks for visiting today.


Karen (karey2005) said...

Pretty! Love those detailed ornaments! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen (DT)

Sylvia said...

Charmaine, I love your background. Thanks for joining my Christmas Card challenge. Sylvia D.

Kate said...

Lovely card! Such a great idea to make Christmas cards all year round. I especially love that red bauble.