Friday, December 20, 2013

Inspired Merry Christmas


Are you ready for another of my “inspired” cards? This one was inspired by this framed art that I saw in a gift shop.


I started with a Sweet Tooth card stock base, then cut out my Snow Drifts Die-namics element. I gently traced the snow drifts on the base with a pencil, then stamped my trees from Inspired by Winter with Black Licorice ink, some images were stamped off once. Then I stamped the sentiment, from part of an image from LJD Grand Holiday Greetings, with Black Licorice ink, and the bird, from Inspired by Caged Bird with Wild Cherry ink. I cut “merry” with Christmas Greetings Die-namics from Wild Cherry card stock, popped it up on foam, and popped up the snow drift as well. To finish it off I added a tiny clear gem to the bird’s eye. This card would actually be a good one to mass produce—it went really fast once I designed it.

For the inside, I stamped a sentiment from Clearly Sentimental About Christmas.


And there you have it! Thanks so much for stopping by today!


Inspired by Winter, Inspired by Caged Bird, LJD Grand Holiday Greetings, Clearly Sentimental About Christmas (MFT)
Black Licorice ink, Wild Cherry ink (MFT)
Sweet Tooth card stock, Wild Cherry card stock (MFT); chunky glitter paper
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Snow Drifts Die-namics, Christmas Greetings Die-namics (MFT); foam tape, clear gem



  1. Oh my! This is jaw dropping gorgeous, Barbara! What a stunning card! TFS!

  2. Gorgeous! I love how you were inspired!

  3. Chris D. is right: jaw dropping gorgeous.


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