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Elegant poinsettia

Using  Quietfire’s Christmas Poinsettia Stamp and heat embossing, the Stamp is elegant enough that I just finished the cards with a sentiment and simple scoring


8921B6C9-9DB1-4F90-9641-F99423C6B18FWith inspiration from Kristina Werner on day one of OCC Merry Making for the Bokeh background. Quietfire’s die cut greeting

0A7851A4-3F7C-44BD-AFEA-C6D0DFD87D2AWith inspiration from Shari Carroll in yesterday ‘s class

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B25FEF83-95C1-4816-AE4A-8F1CA4776608A Distress Oxide inked background, then inked a couple of branches from Stampscapes several times in black, grey and Versa Mark ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder to give the look of icy branches. Sentiment is one from Quietfire design, heat embossed in silver

B365C89E-F77A-4D2E-BD1F-FBB60E7E346DI used multiple colors of Distress inks in a random pattern then placed the Hero Arts spiral stencil over and inked with Distress Oxide black soot through it. Quietfire ‘s Happy Birthday die cut once on red and once on black and layered together to achieve a shadow

BCA995E1-218E-48BE-8F2E-9281F2EE95ECI had another piece of Distress re-inkers on acrylic block inked watercolour paper. I stamped a scene with Stampscapes stamps with black Archival ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. Greeting from Scribbled Sentiments by Phill Martin


Both Therese Calvird on Penny Black’s blog and Jennifer McGuire featured cards with partial cutting of the stamped images. Here is my cards with inspiration from theirs. I used Altenew’s Layered Majestic Bloom Stamp and dies and finished with greetings from Heartfelt Creations set