Monday, November 5, 2012

Merry Christmas Ornament

I was so excited when my dear friend Linda sent me (among many other yummy goodies!) a new Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Set which is exclusive to Archiver's - thanks again, Linda:) The Christmas Ornaments set has three gorgeous ornaments and a die for cutting them out - yay I'll have some Christmas cards made in no time!

Merry Christmas Bauble
Stamps (Hero Arts) - Christmas Ornaments, Aspen Happy Holidays & Very Merry Christmas

To start with I clear embossed and cut out the branch to hold the ornament. I've been using red felt on some other project I've been making so decided to die cut the felt as a backer to the embossed ornament. The ornament and sentiment were embossed and I added lots of bling to finish. Hero Arts' November Challenge includes using bling and dry embossing so I'm submitting this card into the challenge.

I had a great time yesterday with a couple of my friends at the Knitting and Stitching Show and was hoping to show lots of photos here. But a lot of the exhibitions and stands had a no photography policy, so I hardly took my camera out at all. I did get a photo of this gorgeous little box which I fell in love with. Unfortunately the box was out of stock, but hopefully I'll be able to pick one up again - I just need to track down the pamphlet I picked up for that particular shop! It would be a great project for using up paper scraps and stamped images from my stash.

Hope you all had a great weekend!


Dawn said...

gorgeous card Heather. Hope you can get the box ~ it looks awesome.

Maureen Morton said...

This card is so rich and exquisite, Heather. That touch of felt adds so much. Another winner, I think!

Lin said...

Beautiful, Heather! I'll have to give those sets a 2nd look!

Sue McRae said...

This is such a pretty colour combo for the holidays!

CinnamonSally said...

Gorgeous Heather love the use of felt, that new set looks fabulous.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Hi Heather - so glad you're enjoying the stamp and die set! And that you've had a chance to get crafty after being so busy at work. I just love the crisp white background with the kraft and red ornament - the bling adds so much too! Hugs, my friend!

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