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In today’s post I would like to share the first of this years Christmas card designs.

Anna Griffin style Christmas Card 2010

Anna Griffin style Christmas Card 2010

This card features

Stamp: Anna Griffin for main motif and holly from Flowersoft Lamp Post stamp sheet.

Base Card; Paper Mill

Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink

Stickles in Red

Nestabilities: Labels 1

Here is the inside of the card;

Inside the Anna Griffin style Christmas Card 2010

Inside the Anna Griffin style Christmas Card 2010

This is a simple quick design for making bulk cards. I like simple and elegant designs. What do you think?

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon

Billie :)

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I post a lot over on the Stamping Mad Forum, and this month the ATC theme was ‘Dots’. Having just bought a set of Scallop Nestabilites dies and needing an excuse to use them I made the following ATC

Inks; Ranger Adirondack Dye ink; Willow, Pink Sherbert, Watermelon. Versafine; Onyx Black. White gel pen

Stamps; Anna Griffin Rose Background, Rose motif

Nestabilities; Large Oval Scallop

 

I applied the inks using Cut n Dry foam from Ranger, the shading around the edge of the scallop is created by applying addtional layers of the light ink until desired shade is created. The dark edge is the watermelon ink. The background was created by sponging on Willow ink to colour the base card, then the background was stamped on using the same colour of ink. I edged the card using the Watermelon ink. The Rose motif was from a clear set of Anna Griffin stamps from QVC, these are perfect for smaller cards as the images are scalled down from the full sized woodmounted stamps by Anna Griffin.

Check out the Rubber stamping tab at the top of the page for links to suppliers websites.

 

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon

Billie

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