Saturday, December 2, 2023

CCM Saturday Blog Hop - Vanilla & Gold Christmas

Today's Create With Connie & Mary Saturday Hop theme is Vanilla & Gold Christmas. I absolutely LOVE this combination; it's so rich and elegant looking!

I chose the Merriest Trees bundle because I wanted to use as many of our gold designer papers as I could for the tree layers. After die cutting all the layers, I curled up the bottom edges before gluing them together to give a little more of a 3D look, and then popped it up on the embossed background.

It's great that we can bend the photopolymer greetings, which I did for the banner. After heat-embossing it in gold, I hand cut the banner and glued just the ends so it floats over the tree. I considered adding some gold Festive Pearls around, but I really think the tree doesn't need anything to distract from it. What do you think?

That's all for today - see you next Saturday! Up next is Libby Fens at Libby Stamps. Or click the "back" button to go back to Lori at Loritamarie Crafts.

Stampin' Up! products used:

  • Stamps: Merriest Trees
  • Paper: Very Vanilla, Shining Brightly Specialty DSP, Silver & Gold Adhesive-backed Glimmer Paper, Gold Foil Sheets, More Dazzle Specialty Paper
  • Ink: VersaMark
  • Accessories: Merriest Trees Dies, Basics 3D Embossing Folders, Heat Tool, Metallics Stampin' Emboss Powders

1 comment:

  1. What a beautiful card using different golds for the tree layers!


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