Merry Christmas Sketched Floral

Hi everybody! A very early Happy Saturday to you! I hope you are going to do something fun this weekend! I have a project to share that I created with the new Prickley Pear Stamps Sketched Florals Poinsettia stamp set! This is the new set they just released a few days ago and I created a pretty Christmas card in non-traditional colors of teal and purple with lots of light green thrown in. LOVE this color combo, especially for a Christmas card!

I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from 110# Solar White cardstock along with plaid patterned paper layers which I adhered to the card base. Using the Sizzix Embroidery Thinlits, I die cut the hoop from CutCardStock Basis Teal and adhered it to the card front. I stamped the poinsettia image in Ranger black soot archival ink on Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock, stamped it again in Versamark and heat embossed it with Hero Arts clear embossing powder. I colored the image with alcohol markers, cut it with the center die from the Sizzix Embroidery Thinlits, and adhered it in the center of the embroidery hoop. I stamped the sentiment on a scrap piece of Solar White cardstock, trimmed it and adhered it to the bottom of the card front. I added an Eyelet Outlet 3mm green pearl bling strip across the top and three pearls on each side of the sentiment.

And one more look… I’m absolutely thrilled with how this turned out! The embroidery hoop is such a fun element to add to this Christmas card!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. ABC Christmas Challenge: N is for New, O is for Old (new stamp)
2. Christmas Craft Creations: July Challenge – Patterned Paper

3. Little Red Wagon: #664 – Stitching Sensations

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Prickley Pear Stamps products used:
Sketched Florals Poinsettia stamp set

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Basis Teal cardstock, Michael’s Recollections Bold Basics paper pad
Ink: Ranger black soot archival ink, Versamark; Arteza alcohol markers- G08, PB03/06, Y02, BG12
Dies/Punches: Sizzix Embroidery Thinlits, Spellbinders Holiday Sentiments Series 2 die
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Tape Runner, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Big Shot, Hero Arts Clear Embossing Powder, Eyelet Outlet 3mm green pearl bling strip

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! 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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