merry Christmas

Hi everyone! Happy Friday! August has almost bit the dust and we’ll soon be into September. Just shaking my head at how fast the time is flying! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I’m stoked to be back on the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! I created a pretty Christmas card in non-traditional colors featuring the gorgeous Tutti Designs Ornament Circle! I love a pink Christmas card and I really love these new Sparkling Sheets which are so shimmery and iridescent!

I cut the Tutti Designs Ornament Circle from the pink sparkling sheet and set it aside. I cut a square top-folding card base from Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock along with a layering panel just a tad smaller from CutCardStock Basis Magenta cardstock. I stamped the sentiment in white ink, scored diagonal lines every half-inch in both directions on the layering panel, and adhered the panel to the card base. I adhered the die cut with spray adhesive, and added tiny iridescent gemstones inside the circular part of the die cut and several larger ones in the upper right and lower left corners to complete the front.

I cut the inside panel from Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# cardstock and embellished it with a strip cut from the pink sparkling sheet and a narrow strip of the CutCardStock Basis Magenta cardstock. I stamped the sentiment in pink ink and layered the panel on the magenta cardstock.

And one more peek… this die is amazing and I see more Christmas cards made with it in my future! LOVE how this turned out!

Dies R Us products used:
Tutti Designs Ornament Circle

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Basis Magenta cardstock, PaperWishes Sparkling Sheets
Stamps: Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy stamp set, Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy Add-On stamp set
Ink: Memento Luxe Wedding Dress ink
Dies/Punches: Catherine Pooler Pucker Up ink
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, , Elmer’s Craft Bond Spray Adhesive, Big Shot, MISTI stamp tool, Darice iridescent gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at the Dies R Us store! They not only sell dies… they also carry stamps, embossing tools and supplies, all kinds of craft supplies, slimline products and even Yupo paper! Be sure to join in the fun going on over at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog – there’s a new challenge theme posted on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky random winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us store! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ Dies R Us Facebook Page for lots of creative inspiration and to keep up with the latest news! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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