Monday, 25 December 2017

Christmas is in the Air!

Yes! It's finally Christmas!!!

I'd like to wish you all a very happy Christmas, full of joy, love and blessings. I hope that the festive season allows you to enjoy the company of all your loved ones and that your hearts take comfort in remembering those who can no longer be there with you.

Here's the second Christmas card I made this year. In my last post with the vintage Poinsettia Card I mentioned that I have only been able to make a very few cards this year.

This year I was in a die cutting mode and for this card I played with the Tim Holtz Sizzix dies Victorian Carolers and Holiday Lamppost. The lovely glow in the lamp is down to the Rowlux illusion film, which is one of the coolest products ever! I previously used it in my Halloween lantern and I think it's perfect for light related accents.

The banner was stamped and heat embossed using Stampendous Christmas Air stamp and Detail Gold Embossing Powder.

To embellish my card a little I threw in some glitter and a few gold stars. As always, I've used adhesives from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

I also made these couple of cards, simpler in design, but as you will see I was still in the die cutting mode :)

For these cards, I die cut my Vintage Noel signs from 3D Foam Creative Sheets and sprinkled them with the super lush Lime Micro Glitterand Maroon Micro Glitter.

Oh, and I added multiple accents using tissue/washi tapes  :).

That's all from me for today! Thank you for stopping by and for all your sweet comments!

With warmest festive wishes

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I would also like to enter the following challenges:
Country View Challenges - December 2017 Christmas
A Vintage Journey - Winter Wonderland

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Verna Angerhofer said...

Beautiful vintage design.

Cindy Gay said...

Love this and the texture!

Samra Leshinski said...

Gorgeous Christmas cards Joanna! I missed seeing your wonderful work this year. Hopefully next year will bring more time to craft.
Happy New Year!
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Julia Aston said...

What lovely wintery Christmas cards you created with your caroler dies Joanna! Love the lit street lamp with the holly and gold embossed sentiment on the first one! Thanks for joining us in the A Vintage Journey Challenge! Julia xx

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Wow, so wonderful! Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Greetings Carola

Pamellia Johnson said...

Hi Joanna. Such a beautiful card, oh how I have missed your beautiful work! Just wanted to say Happy New Year!! I hope you and yours had a wonderful holiday! May 2018 be a year of crafting, friendship and good health!! sending hugs :)

S@ndy Diller said...

Love your cards, so pretty with that vintage style. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey

Shirley Chillman said...

Absolutely beautiful makes Joanna and I have also missed your stunning pieces.

Off to have a look at some of what I have been missing.

Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

Sara Barker said...

Congratulations on your win at Country View with these beautiful Christmas cards!

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