I have a twofer for you today because I used a Birch Press Designs die set (Radiant Ornament) as a stencil for my first card, and then used the leftover die cuts to make my 2nd card. Take a look:
There are 3 dies in this set, so I had 3 stencils to work with and used 3 different shades of Aqua inks (Gina K's Ocean Mist, Blue Lagoon, & Tranquil Teal) to blend over each stencil layer. After blending on each color, I used one of the dies and a rubber mat to deboss the image and give a bit of dimension. Here's a closer up:
I layered a white mat with the ornament shape cut out over my blended and debossed ornament, and then added a layer of Ocean Mist cardstock behind the white layer and attached both to a white card base. I finished with a few Pinkfresh Studio gems and a sentiment from and older PTI set (Christmas Blessings).
Because the leftover ink blended stencils (the actual die cuts) were too pretty to throw away, I made a 2nd card...
Same basic layout and very CAS!! Here's another close up...
I used some silver glitter cardstock for the ornament topper piece and then added a Tiny Tag (PTI) for my sentiment.
The DT and our Special GD have some AWESOME cards to share with you this month to inspire you, so play along with us right HERE and get a head start on those Christmas cards...it really will be here before you know it! Remember to keep your cards CAS and we can't wait to see YOU in the gallery! This challenge is open till the 24th.
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