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Oh Christmas Tree!

Hi Everyone,

I am back with another stenciled card. This time I used the same stencil twice, once with gold embossing paste and then with regular embossing paste.



I added white splatters and the gold thread. the sentiment is by STAMPlorations, mounted with foam tape.

4065-8 Christmas Tree 1:
http://www.istencils.com/store/products/4065-8-christmas-tree-1


The Challenge - Christmas Card
Christmas Cards all year Round  - oh Christmas Tree
Make my Monday - Oh Christmas Tree
Snippets Playground - use a snippet (sentiment strip)
Stampin' Royalty Challenge SR#305 - Winter Theme


And here is my second card:


I used the technique described by Jennifer McGuire this fabulous video. The embossing folder is by We R Memory Keepers and the dies are by Ellen Hudson and Papertrey.



Linking up this card with:

Pinsights Challenge by Ellen Hudson - see inspiration pics below
The Male Room - Thanksgiving
Simon Says Wednesday - anything goes
Shopping our Stash - no stamping

Happy Stamping!


2f4eb07cffa452394a3f521301a5a6a8I love Stampin' Royalty Challenges


Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog

Comments

Deepti said…
Awesome! So good to see you back in action :)
*Vicki* said…
These both look totally amazing and brilliant shimmer and gold in both!! I must get some of that gold embossing paste! The embossing on your second design is amazing! :) Thanks for playing along with us in The Male Room! – Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki* - November Guest Designer
conil said…
Aaaah. You're really working hard on your Christmas cards. They're both gorgeous. Especially like the little beads you added to the cord on the 1st one...very pretty detail...and the second card, this is one of my favorite techniques with these fabulous embossing folders. Initially thought that it was 2 layers...which goes to prove, your masking is awesome.
Becca Cruger said…
I <3 <3 <3 that first card! I didn't realize it was a stencil at first, but I love the dimension of this! So pretty!
Diane Jaquay said…
Love those embossing paste trees, so pretty! Thanks for playing with us at The Challenge!
Flo said…
Das Gold am Tannenbaum sieht aus wie Blattgold!!! gibt eine goldene Embossingpaste??? Davon habe ich noch nie gehört oder gesehen.. Da das Gold so ebenmäßig ist, sieht die Karte doppelt edel aus.
Auch die zweite Karte gefällt mir gut. Der Hintergrund macht was her!!!
Liebe Grüße,
Flo
Geri said…
Two gorgeous cards! I'm always in awe of flawless embossed images! Love the shimmer and the shine! Thanks for sharing with us at 'the chalenge' :)
Shawna said…
Cornelia!!! So good to see you at MMM!! I agree with the others I had no idea that was a stencil you used.. It looks like paper piecing... Your second card is WOW!! The blue embossing is so spectacular and with the copper flower, oh my what eye candy!! It is so good to see you back...
Mayras Designs said…
These are so beautiful ! I love the colors ! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin' Desert Divas !
Hugs,
Mayra DTM
Di said…
Wonderful to see you back in the playground Cornelia! That's made my day here :)

Love both cards you made, the snippets one is gorgeous, great stencilling!

Hugs

Di xx
Bonnie said…
What a gorgeous stencil! I love how you've done it in gold and in white! Thanks for sharing this with us at Happy Little Stampers!
Susanne Vargas said…
Looks like you are back in full force! How wonderful! Love your cards - the first one is modern, graphic, and artsy; the second one shimmery and fabulous!
Cornelia, this is gorgeous! I love the stenciled trees! Love the gold and white on the Kraft! SO happy you joined us at The Challenge this week! XX
Lori said…
Another beautiful stenciled holiday design! Love the splatter "snowflakes." Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!
Suchi said…
Both of your cards are fabulous! :)
Suchi xx
Guten Morgen ;)
Es ist immer schön von dir zu lesen und deine tollen Karten zu gucken! Diesmal mit viiiiiel Glanz !
Euch eine schöne Vorweihnachtszeit Elisabeth
papierelle said…
Ein edler Traum von Weihnachtskarte!! Total schön!!
LG Gundi
Unknown said…
I absolutely love the embossing paste with the stencils. It turned out beautifully! Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas!

Kristin (CDD DT)
Sarn said…
WOW - this is fantastic. Love the cool and trendy look and the added splatters!

x
Jane said…
Love all that gorgeous aqua embossed background. Thanks for playing at The Male Room.
Loll said…
Two beautiful cards Cornelia. Especially LOVE the gold embossed tree ... gorgeous. And looks amazing next to the white embossing paste tree. The splatters add so much interest.

And your faux metal card is beautiful. Love the shine and shimmer from the perfect pearls. Your turquoise background is such a gorgeous shade of blue. Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers. xx
Barb said…
They are two lovely cards Cornelia. Great stencilling. Barbxx
Melissa Bove said…
Fabulous cards! Such lovely designs! So pretty!

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

hugs...
Melissa
Deborah Frings said…
Super Christmas card. But, wow!! The thanks card is magnificent. I've seen this technique and it really does look like a metal panel. Love the faceted texture too. Great card. Thanks so much for playing along with our Thanks challenge here at The Male Room!
Kim Heggins said…
Just so beautiful..love all that gold.
Anita in France said…
A couple of stunners, Cornelia ... simply gorgeous gold and white trees ... and the metallic texture-y shimmer with the coppery die cuts is fantastic! Hugs, Anita :)
lauren bergold said…
so very beautiful!!! (x2!) thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (no stamping!) STASH with us this fortnight! ♥
Chana Malkah said…
Gorgeous technique! Your color choices really lend elegance. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Shopping Our Stash!
Hugz,
Chana
cm said…
Two wondrously beautiful cards! The trees are gorgeous; the faux metal, stunning! I have Jennifer's technique - and two folders, as yet unopened! - on my to try list! Thank you for the lovely reminder!
Hugs~c

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