Friday, October 21, 2016

The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store - The Twelve Days of Christmas - Day 12

Hello everyone!  
Welcome, to day 12 of the The Twelve Days of Christmas for The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.  There is still a little bit of time to enter the Blog Candy and the details will be listed below.  If you would like to check out all of the beautiful cards for The Twelve Days of Christmas you can click HERE to visit The Stamp Simply Blog.

Here is the Christmas cards I designed.  
This card is a wonderful combination of metallic copper and gold with some cream.  

To create the background piece I used the Darice Embossing Folder - Pine Branches in Corner and inked the embossing folder with Delicata Celestial Copper ink.  I used a heavier hand when inking the top and bottom of the embossing folder so the middle of the folder had very little ink.  The Delicata inks are great to use for this technique because they leave a very soft shimmer and don't tend to leave harsh lines.  Then I carefully added my cardstock and ran the embossing folder through the die cutting machine.  As you can see from the photo doing this technique leaves the flatter areas with ink and the embossed areas are still the cream colored cardstock.

Here is a close up of the top part of the card.

Here you can see the middle and bottom of the card.  I used one of the stamps from the Stamp Simply Clear Stamps - SS-013 Jesus stamp set.  I used Delicata Celestial Copper ink and Ranger -  Copper Supper Fine Detail Embossing Powder to stamp and emboss the sentiment.  Then I went over the word Savior with a Zig Wink of Stella Gold pen and I also added some splatter droplets on the paper using the Wink of Stella pen.  Next I added some Glossy Accents on top of the word Savior for some added dimension.

To finish off the card I added some May Arts Metallic Wired Iridescent Cord - Copper around the bottom half of the card and I curled the ends.  I also added a few Melissa Frances Cream Pearls.  I layered the background piece on to a piece of Bazzill Luxury Pearlescent Metallic 105# Copper and then added that to an A2 top folding cream card base.

As I mentioned above there is still some time to get your name in 
for a chance at winning some blog candy.

Blog Candy
*Please Read*

The 12 Days of Christmas runs for 12 consecutive days. There is a total of 6 designers participating, so each designer has 2 days.  Each designer will offer BLOG CANDY on ONE of her days, her choice.  So be sure to visit all of the blogs.  I am doing my BLOG CANDY starting today (10/14/16).  You will have until 11:59 PM (CST) Friday, October 21st, 2016 click HERE to leave a comment on the blog post from last week and the winner will be announced Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Leave a comment and let me know if you make Christmas cards and if you do how many do you send or give to family and friends OR tell me if your family has any Christmas traditions--it's your choice.

What will you win?
Your choice of one of the NEW Christmas Stamp Simply Clear Stamp Sets.
*If you have already purchased the Christmas sets, you are then welcome to choose from ANY of the Stamp Simply Clear Stamp Sets.

Please be sure to visit The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store for all of your paper crafting goodies and also the Stamp Simply Blog for lots of inspiration from the design team.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! 

Hugs & Smiles,

Stamps:  Stamp Simply Clear Stamps - SS-013 Jesus
Paper:  Bazzill Luxury Pearlescent Metallic 105# Copper, Cardstock - Ivory
Ink:  Delicata Celestial Copper
Ribbon:  May Arts Metallic Wired Iridescent Cord - Copper 
Accessories:  Darice Embossing Folder - Pine Branches in Corner, Ranger -  Copper Supper Fine Detail Embossing Powder, Glossy Accents, Melissa Frances Cream Pearls, Zig Wink of Stella Gold, Scor-Tape, Heat Tool


  1. Just stunning! Yesterday I was wondering how to combine copper and gold so thanks for showing your technique.

  2. Gorgeous card! I make and send about 50 cards.

  3. Beautiful card! I love that rich color and the pretty embossed details! My holiday tradition is to bake 4 or 5 kinds of cookies and then package them up and deliver to friends and family.


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