Monday, October 19, 2020

H2H - Christmas is Coming Early

Welcome to this week's Heart 2 Heart challenge! 

The theme this week is Christmas is Coming Early. That very thought may terrify some of you... but it's a reminder that Christmas truly is right around the corner. 

I have been working on Christmas cards for a few weeks already, although I feel like I will never have enough made by early December. This challenge allowed me to create yet another one to add to my total. 

I used the Comfort and Joy poinsettia paper as the background and created a shaker along the side. I wanted the images to be coloured in similar colours to coordinate with the paper so I chose a holly sprig, an ornament and a group of pinecones. All were coloured using Tri-Blend markers and each square was made into a small shaker to which I added some artificial snow. The sentiment was stamped in Candy Apple and cut with the Stitched Rectangle Thin Cuts. It was mounted within the outer stitched frame. I brushed the veins on the poinsettias with the clear shimmer brush but that isn't visible in the photograph. 

Come and join us at Heart 2 Heart and show us your Christmas projects. 

You have until the end of October to link up your project. 

We can’t wait to see what you create! 

Products used are Close To My Heart unless otherwise indicated: 

Paper: Comfort and Joy Paper Pack, Black Cardstock, Candy Apple Cardstock, Avocado Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock, Neenah Solar White Cardstock 

Stamps: Traditional Holiday, Yuletide Greetings 

Inks: Intense Black, Candy Apple 

Accessories: Stitched Rectangle Thin Cuts, Stitched Square Dies (GMD), Red Enamel Dots, Tri-Blend Markers, Black Sharpie Marker (not CTMH), Acetate (not CTMH), Craft Foam (not CTMH), Artificial Snow (not CTMH), Clear Shimmer Brush 



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