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Monday, September 12, 2011

Silver Christmas Tree - Woodware USA Challenge 43

Pin ItThe theme for this week's Woodware USA challenge is Happy Holidays (WWUSAC43). I decided to use their Tree of Gifts clear stamp set to create this clean and simple, clear Christmas card.

I started the card by stamping the christmas tree with watermark ink onto white card, then heat embossed the image with silver embossing powder. Once this piece was trimmed down, I matted it with some red cardstock and adhered it to the front of a clear card blank. For the inside I cut a strip of white cardstock, then stamped and embossed the 'Merry Christmas' sentiment. This was placed onto a piece of metallic silver cardstock. Lots of shine in this card.

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Just the details… (1) Used silver embossing powder on the tree image, (2) Adhered front layers with foam tape for extra dimension, (3) For the sentiment on the inside I used a sparkly red embossing powder, (4) A look at the closed card - you can still see the silver cardstock inside, but not the personal message panel.

Challenges used for this card:
 Woodware USA - #43 Happy Holidays

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Stamps: Woodware USA (Tree of Gifts); Cardstock: DCWV (metallic silver), Georgia Pacific (white), Reminisce (red), ShortCuts (clear); Ink: Versamark; Embossing Powder: Ranger (Silver), Stampendous (Red Tinsel)