I whipped out nine Christmas cards the other day in record time, so it seems to be working so far. My plan is to share all three cards from each set at once...whether they turned out great or not. Keeping it real here at Simplicity!
Today's trio of cards uses Hero Arts Holiday Pine Boughs. The first two cards were inspired by a variety of cards on Pinterest that showcase multiple images of stamped or punched branches arranged in swags, like this one by Michelle Williams here.
|Stamps: Papertrey sentiment; Ink: Hero Arts green; Archival|
red geranium, leaf green; Paper: Papertrey white
Accessories: craft foam, glue, scallop scissors
(to round the corners slightly)
The first version uses traditional Christmas shades of green and red for a festive punch of color. The second version goes softer with light shades of blue and Delicata silver for a peaceful, cool effect.
|Stamps: Papertrey sentiment; Ink: Delicata silver; Hero Arts soft sky,|
cornflower; Paper: Papertrey white; Accessories:
satin ribbon, rhinestones, glue dots
The third card branches into border stamping. (I'm so sorry. That's a terrible pun.) It was heavily inspired by Michelle's CARD on my Pinterest Cards board. Michelle's card is prettier than mine, though.
|Ink: Impress mojito, grass; Ranger red geranium|
Paper: Papertrey white; Accessories: bling
And that's one set down.
1,234,783 more to go.
I think I might have issues.
And many thanks to Michelle for al the inspiration for today's cards!