Christmas Cards with a bit of Sparkle

Hello everyone,

Denise here with my last project using the amazingly glittery Glisten Kaisercraft Collection

photo-24-11-2016-14-57-07-2 photo-24-11-2016-14-57-21-2I had a free choice to do whatever I liked this time so I decided to make two cards,one gold tones and one silver tones.

I started off with the wooden snowflakes. In  order to make them a bit sparkly I used some gold embossing powder and heat embossed them to make them ‘glisten’ photo-23-11-2016-14-00-16 photo-23-11-2016-14-05-27I then cut some squares of various papers from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad for mats and layers on my card – I distressed the edges of the papers with scissors.photo-23-11-2016-19-42-33Next I threaded some Gold Metallic Hemp Cord through the holes in the snowflakes.

I used half a Gold Doily in between the layers of papers at the side.

photo-23-11-2016-19-39-44I then stuck a border strip from the sticker sheet across the top.

Next I chose a sentiment from one of the papers Incandescent Foil  and matted it onto some of the amazingly sparkly Gold Glitter Card.photo-23-11-2016-19-50-10To put it all together I wrapped the twine over the back of the layered paper and secured with double sided tape on the back and a gold bow was added.

The second card

photo-24-11-2016-14-57-21-2I used some papers from the 6.5  x 6.5 paper pad again as my base layers, then a strip of snowflakes was  added from the sticker sheet along the bottom.

sticker-sheet-glisten-collectionNext I wrapped some Gold Twine around the card and secured at the back with double sided tape.

I used a giant snowflake from the Collectables Pack, added some glue then sprinkled glitter over to make it sparkle.

photo-23-11-2016-23-17-45This was raised on foam tape onto a die cut oval of cream card as my main image.

Finally some silver gems were added to finish off at the top and bottom.

Thanks for popping over and do come back soon to see some more inspiration from the team.

~ Denise ~

 

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