A Cardinal Christmas

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

What Christmas already?? It’s never too early to get a jump start on your Christmas cards.? I had?this sample of the New Final Press Textured Impressions folder laying on my table and decided I had to create a card with it, so here you go:

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I got my layout from the Mojo Monday challenge for this week.? It isn’t exactly like the sketch but I didn’t want to take away from the Cardinal so I left a few of the items off.? I embossed my Cardinal in Black and colored him in with markers, then I cut him out and popped him up onto the Whisper White Circle I created using the Circle Scissors.?

Recipe:
CS:? Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
INKS:? Real Red, More Mustard, Always Artichoke, Close to Cocoa markers, Black craft and classic ink pads
SS:? Cardinal Christmas
Accessories:? Scallop Circle for Big Shot, Circle Scissors Plus, Final Press embossing folder, Big Shot, dimensionals

Happy Stamping!
Glenda

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3 thoughts on “A Cardinal Christmas

  1. katie says:

    lovely, lovely! I love how the background is embossed white, it really makes the image pop! I too was thinking of Christmas with this layout. 🙂

  2. Jan Hoyt says:

    Omigosh, Glenda! That little cardinal never looked so good! And the finial press background is absolutely beautiful with this card. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful idea, I got this set last year and was so thrilled that it made it into the big catty…I will definitely be case’ing this lovely card. Jan Hoyt

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