Here it is a week before Christmas and I still have Christmas cards and recipes to share. I guess I better make a real concerted effort to post a lot in the next week!! And what's wrong with sharing a few Christmas recipes in January to get a jump start on the coming year - right?? Geesh...... one of these days I will do a better job of juggling all of it. But for now, until the little elves come and give me a hand, I will do the best I can!
I needed to get a few birthday cards made, so I tried to combine birthday and holiday and am really pleased with the results. I made ornament embellishments for both cards using two entirely different files and designers, but kept the same greeting because it worked so well!
This design is from Craft Vectors (Dominic). It is one of his Christmas Baubles collection.
It was cut out of gold vinyl.
The designs were cut out of vinyl then transferred to adhesive backed acetate to mimic an ornament. Then each was glittered from the back side. It's a bit tricky to stay in the lines (my perfectionist striving self struggled with glitter that went awry), but I still love how they came out!
This is the end result - after the adhesive acetate has been added
and it has been glittered from the back.
Here is the second design from A Little Hut and is part
of the Poinsettia Gift Set. It was cut from silver
vinyl and also glittered from behind once the acetate was adhered to the front.
This is a relatively simple way to get a stunning look.
This was the first card I did with simple sequins added to the card base.
The sequins reminded me of falling snow.
I used the same font in both, cut out of vinyl but made this ornament a bit larger
and added the glittered bow.
More projects and goodies to come.....stay tuned!
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