Saturday, 18 October 2014

Scrollwork Christmas



Welcome to the weekend and meet today's card.  It is the first of more to come Christmas cards as I am working away trying to get some ready for the big day.

This card was inspired by the challenge at Splitcoast today, from the Vietri site and this platter:
Blu Vittoria Large Rectangular Wall Plate

I love the scroll design on this plate but changed my scrolls to red for more of a Christmas themed card.  I masked the area that I wanted to stencil then using  Distress inks, I rubbed the ink over the stencil.  I removed the masks then added the sentiment from Kaiser Stamps with black Memento ink.
I die-cut the snowflake and added it with pop dots over the scrollwork stenciled area.  The finishing touch was a red pearl.

Also adding my card to these challenges:

Virginia's View- CLEAN and SIMPLE

Bloggers Challenge- STENCIL

Sisters of Craft- ANYTHING GOES

Sweet Stampin Christmas- SNOWFLAKES


Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look.  I so appreciate when you come to visit.
Have a great weekend.

Supplies:  stamp- Kaiser/ stencil- Gourmet Rubber Stamps/ snowflake die- Lawn Fawn/ bl Memento ink/ Distress inks (Barn Door, Fired Brick)

15 comments:

  1. Great card, that stencil works so well with the snowflake. Karen x

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  2. this is a really pretty Christmas card. I have a snowflake die very similar to the one you used...You have inspired me...thanks for the inspiration.

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  3. Gorgeous! Love the varying levels of colour on the stenciled layer.

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  4. The stenciling n the snowflake make for such a pretty card :)

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  5. Oh my this is so so so amazing Karen. Wowee.

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  6. Hi Karen
    Stunning card.... Fabulous as always
    Hugs Sylvie x

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  7. Oh, Karen, this is beautiful! I LOVE the rich red and the wonderful scroll stencil! Amazing card for yesterday's inspiration challenge...loving that snowflake and pearl too! Hugs, sweet friend

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  8. This is really pretty! Great use of the stencil and nice mailable card!

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  9. Love the combination of stencil and die! Gorgeous design, Karen! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View Clean and Simple Challenge!

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  10. I love this card. I used a stencil for the first time this month and now see this card of yours. I love the technique and how it looks. This red and white is awesome. GREAT card. Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! Hugs, Gail

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  11. this is stunning Karen - love it xx

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  12. Really beautiful stencil Karen ... love it sponged with red. And beautiful paired with the stitched snowflake. Loll xx

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  13. Wow - that's just beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing it!

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