Wednesday, May 17, 2017

More Christmas Joy

Using alphabet stamps on Christmas cards is particularly easy with short words like joy, noel, and peace. Christmas is a harder word to work with, but you can cover it with a nice Merry Christmas sentiment on the inside of the card.

Today's card uses the easiest holiday word a stamper can use.

To add interest to this simple card, I got jiggy with the layered matting. Instead of using all white layers, I replaced the largest layer with StampinUp real red. So the layers from top to bottom are

1. the raised, stamped circles
2. a solid white panel
3. a 1/16" larger white panel
4. a 1/2" larger red panel
5. a 1/16" larger white panel
6. a white card base

Whew! Six layers on a Lateblossom card!

And a candy-cane stamped envelope completes the project.

And there you go. Joy to you!

Mercy, grace, peace, love, and joy,

stamps: Papertrey Candy Cane Christmas; Hero Arts wood-mounted alphabet (old, old, old!)
ink: Archival red geranium
paper: Papertrey white; StampinUp real red
accessories: circle punch, dimensionals


  1. Cool card, but I just can't think about Christmas cards this soon! Good for you though.

  2. I would love to have a break from anything Christmas. Just live and love in the moment we're in.

  3. Awesome card. It is never to early for Christmas cards. I am trying to do mine before September. Wish me luck.

  4. Six layers, but still clean and simple. Crisp, beautiful!


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