Sunday, August 19, 2012

A Bootiful Candlelight Christmas Card

In yesterday’s Christmas Card Stamp Camp, we made six cards… all with very unique designs.  The stamp campers loved their new cards and creations, one of which featured the Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper and Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set.  Hope you like it too!1.bootiful_occasions_stamp_camp_august_2012

Elegant, rich card stock and designer series paper colors included Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla and Bashful Blue.stamp with early espresso ink, color fur with gel penThe Christmas boot was colored using a signo white gel pen along with Real Red and bashful blue markers.  The bashful blue marker was used to color the edge of the Very Vanilla labels collection die cut and around the bootiful Christmas boot.two designer series papers with christmas theme on cardOne of the designer series paper layers was also die cut using the apothecary accents framelit and the cherry cobbler layer was embossed using big shot machine and retired snowflakes embossing folder.use snips to separate sentiment from boots in setThis is a very mail-friendly card with the only dimension coming from bashful blue shadows and embossing… no stampin’ dimensionals were used!

I’d been debating separating the sentiment from boot in bootiful occasions found on page 50 of the big catalog.. they were together as part of the 5 piece stamp set until I designed and created this card!  LOL!  I just couldn’t justify inking, cleaning, masking to achieve a perfect punched sentiment so I chopped off the sentiments from the boots!  Not only do I now have a 9 piece stamp set, but I can also use the sentiments with other stamp sets too!

Tomorrow I’ll share two quick and easy cards we made in Saturday’s Stamp Camp!  The cards feature some unlikely products you may have missed from the new mini catalog and were a big hit at this weekends’ class too!  I hope you’ll stop back by to say hi!

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A Bootiful Candlelight Christmas Card for Stamp Camp

Stamps:  Bootiful Occasions WM 126595 / CM 126597

Papers:  Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper 126901, Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack 126904, Cherry Cobbler 119685, Very Vanilla 101650, Early Espresso 126974

Inks:  Early Espresso 119686

Terrific Tools:  Big Shot Die Cutting Machine 113439, Apothecary Accents Framelts 127003, Labels Collection Framelits 125598, Retired Snowflake Embossing Folder, scallop oval punch 119856, Large Oval Punch 119855

Awesome Accessories:  Bashful Blue Marker (Subtles Collection 119700), Real Red Marker 10052, Signo White Gel Pen 105021, Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430,

Techniques:  Die cutting, Big Shot Machine, Embossing, Coloring, Gel Pen

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1 comment:

Cindy Ware said...

Bootiful and wicked fun to make!!!