Keisha Campbell is back today with two more delightful Christmas cards. Her unique casual, elegant style shines through in these cards. We love the vintage, rustic touches.
The Mini Double Dot Border Die-namics is the star of the show on this card, cut from some interesting gold textured paper. It’s the platform for the snowflake and sets the tone for this merry creation.
Here, Keisha uses a combination of patterned paper, stamps, and Die-namics to create a quick card with glittered detail peeking through the Falling Snowflakes Die-namics. We believe you can mass-produce these cards in a snap, leaving more time to start shopping for gifts for everyone on your list. Can you believe that Christmas is only 60 days away?A Bit of East-coast.
- Cut a piece of tissue paper slightly smaller than your candle and stamp an image on it.
- Color the stamped image as desired with Copic markers.
- Wrap the tissue paper around the candle.
- Cut a piece of wax paper long enough to wrap it around the candle while still being able to hold on to the ends.
- Wrap the wax paper tightly around the candle and use a heat tool to melt the tissue paper into the candle. Move the heat tool back and forth in a steady motion. As soon as the tissue paper starts to melt into the candle, move on to the next section. Repeat this step until all the tissue paper is melted on the surface of the candle.
Kim O’Connell is joining us today as our guest blogger. She combined many different techniques on her card, including sponging the background using Sweet Tooth ink (let it snow), gorgeous Copic coloring, and using glitter to accentuate the mounds of snow created using Circle STAX. Her adorable Christmas card left us grinning ear-to-ear.
The traditional red and green color combination for Christmas cards never goes out of style.
Kim’s coloring of the sweet Pure Innocence character is simply superb! She achieved a truly dimensional look by deeply shading some areas of the image. We love how she created texture on the tree with marker strokes.
We love the little extras on this card, like the festive ribbon treatment, the icicles, and the touches of glitter.
You can see more of Kim’s beautiful work on her blog, Paper Perfect Designs.
We’re looking for well-executed cards and great technical work. You’ll find all the specifics on the MFT Forum on Splitcoaststampers. Simply follow along with this month’s sketch and upload your entry into the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers using this month’s keyword, MFTGUESTDT0413, by Sunday, April 7 at NOON EST.I have an adorable card from Jodi to share with you: We look forward to your entry in the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. The winner will be announced at the April Release Party at around 9:15 pm EST on Monday, April 8th. You’ve got loads of time to work on your entry and here are some tips: 1.) Take a GREAT picture of your project. 2.) When posting on your blog, show us how YOU will represent MFT should you win the contest. 3.) Put effort into your card and show us your BEST work. Most of all have FUN with this month’s sketch!