Poppystamps: Warm Christmas Wishes

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Morning, y'all!  I'm thrilled to be up again today, on the Poppystamps blog, sharing a card, boasting a paper door all dressed up for the holidays.  So, let's get right to it.
I started this card by embossing vertical grooves, into a wide strip of Oatmeal cardstock, to resemble bead-board and topping it with a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock.  A strip of vellum, stamped, in Jet Black ink, with the "WARM CHRISTMAS WISHES" sentiment was carefully held in place near the bottom of the prepped piece, as all three paper bits were then anchored, onto a white, cardstock, card face, with brown-threaded, straight, machine stitches and their edges distressed with Tea Dye and Antique Linen inks.
The door was Cameo-cut from Crumb Cake cardstock; distressed with Tea Dye and Antique Linen inks, as well as a little, Titanium White acrylic paint; backed with a piece of white cardstock, which had been coated with Tumbled Glass and Broken China Distress Inks, rubbed through the Winter Scattered Flakes stencil; and adhered, tucked under the vellum, sentiment strip, in the center of the card face.  Our Home for the Holidays Wreath was then die-cut from Garden Green, Ruby Red, Certainly Celery, and Ballet Slippers cardstocks, as well as vellum, and stacked one on top of the other, while tucking each limb, leaf, and berry into the other, until it was full and fluffy and perfectly fit to hang on the door.  I also weaved in a few Always Artichoke, cardstock, Pine Twig die cuts.
It was then topped with a length of white, seam binding ribbon, tied in a double bow, and embellished with a lone pearl, backed with a Baker's Twine bow, to complete the look.
Thanks so much for humbling me with a visit, friends!  Be blessed!

{Supplies & Tools}
Stamps: Christmas Greetings (Poppystamps) Paper: Oatmeal & Ballet Slippers (Wplus9); Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Ruby Red, Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, & Garden Green SU!); white & vellum (Paper Studio) Ink: Jet Black, Broken China, Tumbled Glass, Tea Dye, & Antique Linen (Ranger); Jet Black (StazOn) Other: brown thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); Titanium White acrylic paint (FolkArt); white seam binding ribbon (Zipper Stop); Baker's Twine (Clean Country Paper Supplies); pearl (Paper Studio); Build a House - Windows cut file & Cameo (Silhouette); Winter Scattered Flakes stencil (Memory Box); Big Shot (Sizzix); Home for the Holidays Wreath & Pine Twig dies (Poppystamps)


Lynn said...

I love that gorgeous wreath Jinny! So much fabulous dimension!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhh this is gorgeous! LOVING that wreath!!!!!!!!!

SewPaperPaint said...

Yes, one amazing wreath and the door is pretty spectacular too! Gorgeous design, sweet girl. Hugs, Autumn

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Tracy said...

Love the different paper textures in the wreath and the scoring you did for the bead board effect. It's all in the details. :-) Hugs!

Leslie Germain said...

Beautiful card!!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Oh wow! That wreath looks AMAZING! Loving the different colors and the dimension!