12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 1 – Joyful Christmas Card with Burnishing

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Joyful Christmas Card with Burnishing

 

 I love to add color to my cards with burnishing. This simple technique using sponges or sponge daubers allows you to control the application of color as well as the intensity of the color.

Starting with the darkest color, Cherry Cobbler, at the center, I worked my way out lightening to Strawberry Slush and then Pink Pirouette. I applied the color outside the edges of my white embossed image and also added color around the outer edge of the cardstock.

 

 

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Joyful Christmas Stamp Set

 

Joyful Christmas Stamp Set, Set of 4

Wood $27.95 #131802

Clear $20.95 #131805

Whether you want to create simple cards for Christmas this year or over the top WOW cards, Joyful Christmas is the perfect set. I love that a greeting for the front of the card as well as a second greeting for inside the card is included with this set in addition to the images.

 

 

Stamps: Joyful Christmas (Wood 131802, Clear 131805)

Ink: VersaMark (102283), Cherry Cobbler (126966), Strawberry Slush (131178), Pink Pirouette (126956)

Paper: Cherry Cobbler (119685), Pink Pirouette (111351), Crumb Cake (120953), Naturals Ivory (101849)

Other: White Signo Gel Pen (105021), White Embossing Powder (109132), Sponge Daubers (102892)

 

 

 

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