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Friday, August 8, 2014

STAMPlorations August challenge - Stamps and Die-Cuts

Its challenge time again!

 For the whole month of August we at STAMPlorations would like you to get out your dies and combine them with your stamps - we do that all the time anyhow, right?
And since Christmas is coming soon......... ;) I pulled out my Christmas supplies for this card.

I just love this STAMPlorations set - I got that a while ago, with Christmas far in the future. Finally time to use it! it is called Oh, Christmas Tree!


I first spritzed the card with Smooches spray and then stamped the trees in various shades of green. I added the sentiment. First I stamped it directly onto the card, but the green shone through and you could not read the sentiment very well. So I stamped it again onto white card stock, cut it out and glues it over the stamped one. Lastly I added the die cut - its from Memory Box. I doubled it up with thin cardboard to make it more stable and mounted it with foam tape. Put some Stickles on 3 of the stars.



Our team has amazing inspiration card for you , so head over to the BLOG and we also have a fabulous guest designer this month - its Karen Dunbrook from Snippets - I am sure you all know her, if not you better go and check her out - you won't regret it, I promise!

This challenge ends August 31; the winner will be announced September 4.

I am also linking this card with A Blog named Hero - die a little or a lot
and with Colour me...! monochromatic green
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - make it sparkle - added Stickles to the stars
and my all time favorite challenge - the Snippets Playground - use a snippet  - the die cut is one
Hope to see you there! Thanks for visiting!


24 comments:

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the way you "shadowed" the trees! Excellent

hellerlittle said...

kaum da erinnerst du mich an Weihnachten (nach dem Sommerurlaub *tztztz)
Eine tolle Karte und die Idee mit dem DIECUT vor dem gestempel finde ich klasse .... merken muss
LG hellerlittle

Julie Beech said...

This is a gorgeous card Cornelia, love the die cut over the stamped background trees. :)

Tenia Nelson said...

LOVE!!

Stephanie K said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Colour Me...! this week.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card!! Such an amazing design! So pretty!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Cornelia
Wow, this is an amazing Christmas card. I love non traditional cards and this is great.
Have a great weekend.
Ang x

sweet art designs said...

I love this card, how unique. I would never have thought about putting trees behind the die cuts.
Thank you for entering Glory of Christmas
-Myrna DT

Pam Sparks said...

this is a gorgeous card! I love it! I want to make something like it! TFS!

joy said...

Beautiful card, Cornelia! I just never can get into Christmas cards until the last minute, but yours is very inspiring!

Susanne Vargas said...

Love the die cut silhouette trees over the artsy stamped ones! Well done!

Monika Reeck said...

great using the die cut and the trees looks wunderbar...

Wie geht es dir...bist du schon in Deutschland...wir fahren montag an der Ostsee..kann sein dass Mein mann in Munich bleiben wegen meine MIL and Ich mit Kinder mit dem ICE dorthin fahren...not funny but thats life...ich habe manchmal groesse Frage woher hast du immer zeit und idea zu neue Karten zu basteln...du bist eine SUPER MOMMY...your children must be proud of you Cornelia..hope to see you on my Blog sweety...hugs...Monika

Deepti said...

What a super cool design! I love how u did spritzing :)

shirley-bee said...

I love how you kept the focal image white, with all the colour behind - fabulous!

Sherrie M. said...

Very cool trees Cornelia! Very different kind of Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at Colour Me...! and hope you'll play with us again soon!

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Brilliant card...love the way you done the trees...thanks for joining at the glory of christmas challenge...Julieannex

Anita in France said...

What a beautiful scene, Cornelia ... love the snowy white dimension in front of all that gorgeous green ... the spritz makes it all so magical! Anita :)

cm said...

I'm trying to catch up on your lovely cards and this one: oh my, but it's absolutely gorgeous! Love the festive green trees tucked in behind the snowy white die cut (more Memory Box and STAMPlorations to add to my wish list!) The golden light is a lovely special touch!
~c

monikaskinner said...

Oh, this is so perfect, Cornelia! Love it. Have a great time in Germany! Hugs Monika xxx

Greta said...

One of my favorite cards, Cornelia! Maybe that set will be my first Stamplorations purchase!

Kylie said...

Perfect, Cornelia. LOVE your spritzing and colours and the die over the top. Very cool! xx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 39 with your lovely card, Hazel , Glory of Christmas DT - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too.

Helen said...

Love it - great CAS card and I love your background.

Thanks for joining us at The Glory of Christmas Challenge.

Helen x

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