wonderful moments

12/29/19 Top Rocker at 613 Avenue Create!
12/31/19 Best Technique Winner at Classic Design Challenge Blog!
1/18/20 Top 3 at Not Just Cards!

Hi everyone! Christmas will be here exactly two weeks from today! Today is my post day on the Simply Crafty SVGs Blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project with you, a super cute Christmas card for my stash created with the Simply Crafty SVGs Christmas Tree Farm Box Card cut file. How about that sentiment… wouldn’t you agree that going to pick out the perfect Christmas tree made wonderful moments and warm memories?! Whether you were a child or an adult taking your children, it’s a wonderful time of the year!

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I used some very cool star emboss resist paper for the background and inked it with several shades of blue distress inks, making the outside darkest and going lighter and lighter toward the moon.

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I inked some light shadows across the moon with gray ink, colored the star on the Christmas tree with sparkle overlay marker, and gave the ornaments a little dimension with a white gel pen.

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I stamped the front and back sentiments on white cardstock in black ink and cut them with a rectangle die. I layered the back sentiment on dark green cardstock.

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And here’s one final look, flattened and ready to put in an envelope. Love, love, love this card!

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Proud to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Perfect Time To Craft: #12 – December Anything Goes
A Place To Start: December Challenge – Happy Holidays (Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, etc.)
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog: #296 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open Challenge Blog: #12 – Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs: December Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers: #247 – Christmas
Creative Inspirations: December Challenge – Festive Fun
Cut It Up Challenge Blog: #189 – Anything Christmas
Make My Monday: #111 – Anything Christmas
Not Just Cards: December Anything Goes
The Paper Funday Challenges: #12 – Anything Goes with optional Christmas Holiday
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Anything Christmas

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Cardstock Warehouse Brown Box kraft cardstock, American Crafts coffee, white and sunflower cardstock, GKD Grass Green and Fresh Asparagus cardstock
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Peaceful Pines stamp set
Ink: Studio 71- R12, B8, YG7, YR4, N10; Memento Gray Flannel and Tuxedo Black ink; Ranger stormy sky, faded jeans and chipped sapphire distress ink; Spectrum Noir Crystal Clear Sparkle overlay marker, Sakura white Gelly Roll pen
Dies/Punches: Simply Crafty SVGs Christmas Tree Farm Box Card cut file, Spellbinders Long Classic Rectangles Large die
Accessories:  MISTI stamp positioner

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun cut files in the Simply Crafty SVGs store – you’ll have so much fun! And there are tons of freebies to get started! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig