Wednesday, November 26, 2008
The 12 Days of Christmas Cards-Day Five
Almost didn't make it today with a card to post. Did a little Christmas shopping and a last minute run for a few goodies for Thanksgiving dinner but I still managed to finish this one. I now think this card might be my favorite. I just love the chocolate browns and golds and I've been dyin' to use this reindeer stamp since last January when I saw it and ordered it just a little too late for last year's cards. Only bad part is I don't have much of the Basic Grey paper I used on this so I can't make many of them. Well, at least not many that look exactly like this one.
Here's all the details. The cute reindeer stamp is from the TAC set "simply Christmas" and I used the Labels One Nestabilities again. I stamped and embossed the reindeer on SU! close to cocoa and then sponged around the reindeer with SU! chocolate chip.I'm loving these dies and totally getting my money's worth out of them! In fact, I've asked for the other label sets from Santa. I used the smaller of the two Nesties as a stencil and traced around it with a gold paint pen. The card base is SU! chocolate chip and the red cs is from SU! In Color line from last year,embossed with the cuttlebug and then I rubbed gold pearlex over the swirls. The "joy" is Quickutz Dragonfly and the flourishes are QK also. Paper is from the BG Stella Ruby line and the ribbon is American Crafts. I used snaps (for the first time ever) and I love how much flatter they are on a card you're going to mail.
Best thing about my card challenge is I'm using up some stash and using stamps I thought I'd never get around to using!
Posted by Cathy... at 4:06 PM