Sunday, August 22, 2010

Gold Christmas Candle

I used a sketch on the PK Glitz blog for this card, except I flipped it over so it would fit my stamps better. Since their challenge also called for using glitter or embossing powder, I used two embossing powders on this card.

First, I embossed the candle and the sentiment using Tarnished Gold ep from Ranger onto black cardstock. I used the Cuttlebug Highlights technique for the background (Technique Junkies 10-08 issue), but the technique has been changed a bit. Since gold Encore ink doesn't really dry, I poured clear embossing powder over it and heated it up to set the ink.

I loved making this card, and as an added bonus, I have another Christmas card for my stash. I wonder who will get this card in December? :-)

Stamps: candle by Penny Black, sentiment by Stampabilities
Ink: Versamark, Gold Encore
CS: Black, Vanilla, Old St. Nick (Couture Cardstock)
Other: Damask embossing folder, clear embossing powder, Tarnished Gold embossing powder, ribbon (May Arts)
Technique: Cuttlebug Highlights (Technique Junkies 10-08 issue)


Noelle Reese said...

This is beautiful! You are amazing, I wish I could have some of your creativity rub off on me! :-)

Beverly Kissler said...

Holly this card is beautiful...I LOVE it. You are just so talented.

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous Holly! love the gold embossing on the black...brilliant!
Hope you're enjoying your day!
hugs & blessings!

Thank you for your lovely card Holly! I really appreciate your thoughtfulness! HUGS!

Unknown said...

This is a gorgeous card! Thank you for entering the P K Glitz challenge!