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Two More Christmas Cards

Hi Everyone,

recently I got some great new stamps form Germany - they are from the Renke Manufaktur. For a long time I had my eyes on them and finally I got my hands on them, doing a little internet exchange with my friend Elisabeth..... I used one of the stamps, which I had bought in two sizes - its called Bluetendolde. I love it, because you can use it for so many things, like what I did here, made it into a Christmas bauble. I heat embossed it in silver and gold (WOW embossing powder). The sentiment is by Mama Elephant.

I added a little strip of gold glitter paper on the side. And "hung" the baubles on silver and gold strings. 
Did you notice my new splashy watermark - Kylie made that for me and if you want one too, you can contact her - I made a link on the sidebar of my blog.

Stempelkueche - stretch your stamps
The Paper Players - black tie
WOW embossing powders - Memories (Christmas always brings sweet memories for me)

        Click here to enter our challenge and win some Wow! Embossing Powders!!

And then I made a second card, using only the larger Bluetendolde stamp. I die cut the circles (Lifestyle Crafts) and then stamped the stamp on the inside of the card. Added a die cut silver strip on the side and sponged the other side. The sentiment is by inkystamp - love that font and it says Merry Christmas in German

Since I thought it needs something else I drew two straight lines with Copics on the silver strip and also added one line to the inside (to cover up a smudge....)

The challenges I'll play in with this card:
Stempelkueche  - stretch your stamps
Simon Says - Bling it on
Jingle Belles - anything Christmas



Toni said…
Cornelia, these are fab! I especially love the blue one. Great color, design and technique!
Deepti said…
These are so stunning :)
Guten Morgen Cornelia! Diese Stempel zu Weihnachtsstempeln umzufunktionieren, da kannst nur du drauf kommen !!!! Der Wahnsinn, beide Karten! Ganz liebe Grüsse Elisabeth
Flo said…
Die erste Karte ist schon Wowww!!!, aber die zweite schießt den Vogel ab!!! Dafür finde ich überhaupt keine Worte, bin einfach nur sprachlos erstaunt-fasziniert!!!
Liebe Grüße,
Stempelomi said…
Was für tolle Karten! Und ja,dieser STempel ist einzigartig einzusetzen...fnde ich auch!
Danke für deine Teilnahme an der STempelküche-challenge und viel Glück!
Katja said…
Die beiden Karten sind der absolute Hammer. Ich bin schwer begeistert.

Danke fürs mitmachen in der Stempelküche.

Liebe Grüße, Katja
Ann Schach said…
Wow! What fabulous stamps...and what fabulous cards! The blue color on the second card is gorgeous! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players in our Black Tie challenge!
Jan Clothier said…
What a great idea! This card is great.
Susanne Vargas said…
You achieved great dimension in the first card and the blue one is also stunning, cool, and graphic! You outdid yourself!
Di said…
Wonderful Cornelia! Love both cards but your snippets one really is a stunner!


Di xx
Vicki Dutcher said…
Awesome cards - that 2nd one's sponging looks quite fabulous!
Anonymous said…
Unique stamps, and very innovative usage. Your sponging is awesome - I didn't even realise it was sponging till I read it in you post! Great job! :)
Jingle said…
These are both absolutely GORGEOUS cards! Wow! I love them! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!
Anja said…
Deine Karten sind großartig! Sie sehen sehr edel aus. :-) Und sehr inspirierend!
Danke, dass du mit so tollen Karten bei der Stempelküche-Challenge mitgemacht hast!
LG Anja
Cornelia, these are just fabulous! Your sponging is amazing and I love the blue color on the second card! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX
Nance Leedy said…
Oh my, not one but two gorgeous cards! I love the stamp you used to make the baubles and they are so elegant against the black background....stunning cards! Thank you for sharing with us at The Paper Players!
laurie said…
Beautiful cards, just love the blue one!
stampwithsandy said…
What wonderful cards with your new stamps. I love the elegance of the first one, and your use of negative space for the blue one. Thanks for playing along with our black tie challenge at The Paper Players, Cornelia!
Rosmarie said…
Einfach wunderschön, was du mit diesen tollen Stempeln gemacht hast!! Die erste sieht total edel aus!!
LG Rosi
Martina said…
die Farbwahl beider Karten find ich einfach toll <3 komm doch bei mir am Blog vorbei und schau dir mein giveaway an :)

xo, Martina
Larissa Heskett said…
WOWOWOWOOWOWOWOWOW!! BEAUTIFUL In Deed!! I LOVE the Sparkle and the Colors!! These are both AWESOME!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS Holiday Weekend!! =)
Monika Reeck said…
woooohooooo Cornelia...these are ADORABLE...the black gold and silver is beruhmt nowaday and you made it so perfectly...STUNNING card love love...hugs, Monika

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