Celebrate the Season

 Another take on the traditional Christmas card that can be easily produced in bulk and mailed without extra postage. I did up a few samples for a local business.  This card will be the basis for their design with a few changes.  This card is created with cardstock and ink only, so the re-production will go quickly.

The card has a nice gold shimmer in person.  You know I had to add some bling in there somewhere!  I first stamped the musical background on my Colonial White cardstock in second generation cocoa ink, then added some distressing with cocoa ink as well.  I then lightly sprayed Gold Smooch spray over my background.  Let it dry for a second and then stamped my images in first generation Cocoa ink.  I am really tempted to add an amber gem to the star on the final project!
I  kept the inside clean and simple.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

D1483 Glory To God
D1477 Universal Backgrounds
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
X5642 Cocoa Cardstock
Z2114 Cocoa Ink
Gold Smooch Spray-Clearsnap

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Catered Crop-Silver or Gold
Celebrate the Occasion-Christmas, no red or green
My Craft Spot-Merry Christmas
Top Tip Tuesday-Christmas

14 comments

  1. Gorgeous card! The music paper is fabulous and I love the gold stamped image! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

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  2. Simply gorgeous. Thanks for playing along with Creative Card Crew!

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  3. Wow!!! Stunning card. I love your sheet music. Really pretty for this time of year.

    Thanks for joining our star challenge at Creative Card Crew.

    Mari

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  4. Just gorgeous! I LOVE silhouettes - and this one is used perfectly! So glad you joined us at My Craft Spot this week!!!

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  5. I love the shimmer and I am so inspired by the beautiful inside - I never take the time to do the inside but yours is perfect!

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  6. Very pretty, thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  7. Fab card, love the colours! Thank you for sharing at Celebrate the Occasion this week! Rachel xxx

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  8. Beautiful! Love the background paper - so pretty! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

    Kimberly

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  9. So,so gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew for our star challenge

    Margaret xx

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  10. Fantastic project, love the 'vintage' and 'dusty' character. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  11. Beautiful, beautiful!! I love the gold shimmer and the finished product inside and out, just lovely. Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Christmas (no red or green)" Challenge :)

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  12. Gorgeous card!!! Love the pretty nativity scene in front of the lovely sheet music!!! Love the inside too!!
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!

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