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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Frantage Christmas House Card


This is an old Stampendous stamp I've had for years. It was stamped with VersaMark, and embossed with Frantage Aged Hunter. Next, I ran the VersaMark pad around the outside and added more of the aged hunter for a border, and painted inside the oval with Twinkling H20s pearl gold. The holly berries were colored with a gold Gellyroll pen.

Gold pearls were added to two of the corners, but they still looked sort of blank, so I decided to add a bow. Most of the ribbon I had didn't look right, so I tried some old green and gold rayon stuff I've had for years. It was originally made for knitting with. The colors were perfect for the embossing powder, but it was quite thin, so I braided it and made a bow. I really wanted to add tiny jingle bells to it, but I couldn't find any small enough, so I decided on these little stars I had in my stash.

After that, the bottom corner needed something, so I added a few stars there too, then I matted and mounted it. All the paper is Core'dinations Pearl and gold mirror card.

5 comments:

Cards By Jan said...

Oooo...I love this, I love those old scenic stamps...Makes an awesome card, Love it!!

Antoinette Voorn said...

Very romantic christmas scenery en I love the frantage too!

Marie-Louise said...

What a wonderful stamp. Marvellous card.

Olga said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!!

Greta said...

Wonderful stamp & love how you used it here--gorgeous card!