Sunday, November 30, 2014

Gentle Peace hand-stamped Christmas card

In our home, Christmas is all about celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus.  My kids look forward to decorating our tree and placing the emphasis on Jesus, celebrating His birthday and we get the gifts!  So when I think of Christmas I think of all things holy and beautiful, the greatest gift of all time... the sweet babe born and laid in a manger.  So this card is a pretty nod to this amazing event and season.  With the Blendabilites Markers you get beauty and depth of color.  See how easy and fun it is to create this pretty stained-glass looking card.
Create this Christmas Card with:
Gentle Peace stamp set (Photopolymer 139523)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
Vellum card stock (11856)
Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad (132708)
Skin Tone Assortment Blendabilites Markers (129370)
Cherry Cobbler Blendabilites (130995)*
Old Olive Blendabilites (130999)*
Costal Cabana Blendabilites (131000)*
Daffodil Delight Blendabilites (130998)*
Rich Razzleberry Blendabilites (131003)*
Gold Encore Metallic Ink Pad (132141)*
Old Olive ink pad (126953)
Gold 1/8" Metallic Ribbon (134583)*
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Create a cool stained-glass look for your hand-crafted card using the Vellum card stock.  Stamping the Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad on the Vellum.  There is an issue, the Vellum is NOT Porous.. so using the Heat Tool to heat set the ink will allow a quick use - or you can allow it to air dry until the ink does not transfer.
Color the image of the Gentle Peace stamp set in with the Blendabilites Markers.  See More Projects using the Blenadbilites Markers HEREThey are ON SALE for ONE DAY ONLY.. so grab this amazing discount!
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See this Video Tutorial on creating this cool Ombre Blendabilites Coloring technique:
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Layer the hand-stamped Vellum piece over a Whisper White card stock.  I used the Glue Dots to adhere the page to the card stock.  Covering the Glue Dots with the stunning 1/8" Metallic Gold Ribbon* for a stunning and rich accent.
This beautiful sentiment fits perfectly at the bottom of this card.  The Gold Metallic Encore ink pad* gives a rich accent to the colorful hand-stamped card.
Stamping the inside of the card in perfectly coordinated Old Olive ink makes for a beautiful saying.  I love how our products perfectly match for a great looking hand-crafted card, don't you??  This Photopolymer stamp set is so pretty!!  Grab YOURS on-line any time!
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Christmas is a wonderful way to gather your loved ones and celebrate the greatest gift ever given... the life and salvation of our Lord God Almighty.  I'm so excited over this stained glass looking stamp set and how pretty the hand-stamped image comes out!  Using the Blendabilites Markers* for a depth and color that will WOW all who receive it.  Embrace what is important to you this Christmas and share it with others in a pretty hand-stamped card. 

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