Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Holy Night

So, here we are, November already and with that, everyone is getting in the mood for the holidays, I know, I am!!!  This is a photo I took of one of my Christmas ornaments last year, I just knew I had to make a layout with it and the ornament stamps and coordinating dies from Heartfelt Creations, these stamps and dies are perfect for all those cherished Christmas memories :o)
Products Used:
Heartfelt Creations
HCPC 3339 Elegant Holly Swirls
HCPC 3338 Petite Medallion Background
HCPC 3340 Holly Leaves
HCPC 3343 Let It Snow Flurries
HCPC 3337 Fancy Ornament 
HCPC 3336 Ornament Medallion
HCD 705 Holly/Snowflake Diecuts
HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Diecuts

Inks; Distress Ink (forest moss, fired brick)
Paper; Basic Grey, MME, Fancy Pants Designs, gold metallic paper, 
Other; Transparency, MS branch punch, Glazed Dimensions (Clear), Marvy LePlume II markers & blender pen, Alcohol Ink (Meadow, Red Pepper), Embossing powder (Pirate Gold), EK Succes border punch, Scalloped deco scissors, rhinestones, gold thread, Peel off stickers (gold leaf swirls).

Instructions:
Stamp the smallest of the "Elegant Holly Swirls" on a piece of red patterned paper with fired brick distress ink, punch border.  Cut a circle from patterned paper, stamp snowflake from "Let It Snow Flurries" along edge of circle with forest moss ink and heat emboss with pirate gold embossing powder, cut edge of circle with scalloped deco scissors, ink edges with fired brick distress ink, cut six corners with the corner die from the "Decorative Butterfly-Border" die set from gold metallic paper and adhere to circle.   Stamp a "Petite Medallion Background" on a piece of green paper with forest moss distress ink, before I stamped the image I dabbed off some of the ink to get the fading color on the final stamped image, punch border with border punch.  Stamp an ornament from "Fancy Ornament" set on gold metallic paper with distress ink and heat emboss, die cut with coordinating die and color with markers, stamp two ornaments from "Ornament Medallion" set, one on green paper and the other on gold metallic paper with distress ink and heat emboss, die cut with coordinating die, ink edges of green ornament, add some color with the markers to the gold ornament and some glazed dimensions.  Stamp "Holy Night" image from "Holly Leaves" set on transparency with distress ink and heat emboss, hand cut and add some alcohol inks to the back side of the holly.  Adhere everything as pictured, add some red rhinestones, gold thread, peel off stickers, and some punched branches for the final touch.

4 comments:

  1. Angelica, this is beautiful! I love how you made the doily with the HC diecut! Great idea.
    hugs,
    Gini

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  2. Wow, Angelica, this is simply divine!!! Beautiful!!

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  3. Sorry it has taken me SO long to make it over to your blog. I just want to say that your layouts blow my mind this is GORGEOUS!!I'm just in awe! I love the way you used the stamps on this.

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