Welcome to August's post of Keeping Christmas. We're a group of friends who post
Christmas ideas for cards, tags and Christmas decorations each month. Hope my
post today inspires you. The holidays couldn't come quick enough for me.
I've used a new Memory Box embossing folder called, Magnificent
Poinsettia. It touts a 3D image creation, and believe me, it's an impressive
The first card, is embossed on Kraft, with white pencil with shading. My sentiment
is a new die from Poppystamps, Holly Merry Christmas. And that dp is also
new from Memory Box. Has a gold stripe running through each paper in the pack.
Card #2 was painted with metallic watercolors. Take a closer look for the sheen.
The impression made by the folder is super deep and textural. Let me just say, I use
a die cutting machine that adjusts for the thickness of the embossing folder.
The last card was touched lightly with copics, and then 'painted' with glue,
and sprinkled with glitter.
Each card has an envelope, a promise I made myself when I started with the Keeping
The Greetery has a trio of Christmas stencils for the flap of an envelope, one
of which is poinsettia.
Each stenciled envelope completes my card, and will help make life
a little easier during the Christmas rush.
Memory Box also has glitter paper I used for this card.
My supplies will link you to the store.
Be sure to visit each of the other designers for more inspiration!