Sunday, October 31, 2010

Christmas Candles

Inspiration

Here’s another Christmas card design - I love the images from Heartfelt Creations! They are so good for working with the COPIC markers - lots of opportunity for shading and detail work.

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Ingredients

Paper

Note: finished card size is 4 1/4” x 5 1/2”

Garden Green (SU!): 4 1/4” x 11, score @ 5 1/2”; Real Red (SU!): 4 3/8” x 3 7/8”; Stamper’s Select White Cardstock (Paper Trey): 4 1/4” x 3 3/4” and 4 1/2” x 2”

Ink

Tuxedo Black (Memento); Garden Green (SU!)

Stamps

Poinsettia And Candles (Heartfelt Creations)

Accessories

COPIC Markers: Y0000, Y000, Y02, Y38, R20, R22, R27, R89, BG0000, 0, G21, G24, G29; SPICA Markers: Clear, Red; Holly Shapeabilities die (Spellbinders); Cuttlebug (Provo Craft); Sponge; Ribbon (Ellen Hutson); Bow-Easy; Scor-Pal; Glue dots; Adhesive Transfer Gun 714 (Scotch); Rotary trimmer with straight blade (Fiskars); Scissors

Instructions

Image

Stamp the image using the black on the larger white square, and color it with COPIC markers: 

  • Candles: BG0000, 0
  • Flames: Y0000, Y000, Y02, Clear SPICA
  • Leaves: G21, G24, G29
  • Berries: R89
  • Poinsettias: R20, R22, R27, Y38

Trim

Create the holly berry trim using the Spellbinders holly die and the smaller white panel. Run it through the Cuttlebug twice - once to cut, and once to emboss. Before you remove the paper from the die, use a small sponge to sponge the green ink onto the leaves. Color the berries with the red SPICA pen.

Assembly

Mount the stamped image on the red panel, then onto the base card on the left. Add the holly die cut in the area to the right of the image.

Tie a small bow in red ribbon, and mount it above the holly die cut using a glue dot.

Thanks for stopping by!

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6 comments:

Vicki Dutcher said...

Very nice coloring! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Lynn McAuley said...

Beautiful work with these Christmas candles!! I love the embossed holly trim!

A fabulous addition to the Friends of Speedy the Cat's holiday card challenge, Lisa!! Thank you for playing along and sharing your wonderful work with us!

Joanne Travis said...

What a classic and beautiful holiday image. I love this!
Thanks for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

Helen said...

Great job - really like the shading effect!

Virgo5 said...

How very pretty! Great Holiday card!
Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

manav said...





Thanks for sharing, I will bookmark and be back again











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