Sunday, 16 August 2015

International Ambassadors Informal Bloghop: Christmas in August


Hello everyone,
Welcome to the 8th International Ambassadors Informal blog hop hemed "Christmas in August".
Yep...only a couple of months before it'll be Christmas again...how time flies!
And with the newest Spellbinders Christmas die-templates now being available in stores, we thought it would be a great subject for our monthly blog hop.
We International Ambassadors hope to inspire you with our projects, each of us in their own style.

I chose to make a Christmas card in traditional colors.
For the Holly farme I stacked Holly Frame and Matting Basics B #4 (with #1 being the smallest die-template). Cut/emboss from kraft cardstock and then use some metallic paint to give the frame an antique gold color.
Cut Matting Basics B #5 from patterned or stamped (music) paper and glue the die-cut behind the Holly frame using 3D foam squares.
Cut/emboss Tree With Bows from green cardstock and glue to the frame using 3D foam squares
Cut/emboss Bird Banner from white cardstock and alter the edges using brown in and a dauber.
Glue to the frame using 3D foam squares.
Mat the frame onto burgundy and then kraft cardstock and finally glue to a white cardbase.
embellish the banner with a Christmas text and glue red rhinestones to the tree.


Used materials Spellbinders®:

Other materials:

I hope you will take some time to visit the blogs of the other participating and ever so talented ladies:

And a small reminder: Blogcandy....
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Thanks so much for stopping by
and have fun blog hopping!

17 comments:

  1. I love the dies, the paper and this is a card that looks fun to make!!

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  2. Prachtige kaart Yvonne,mooi papier ook heb je gebruikt.

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  3. Gorgeous card. The dies you have used are lovely especially the tree die.
    Thank you for sharing
    Lesley

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  4. Lovely card Yvonne the tree is so pretty

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  5. Hi Yvonne,

    Very pretty card in lovely Christmassy colours. Love the die cutting.

    Val in Spain x

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  6. Gorgeous card ,loving the frame and traditional colors.
    Elaine H X

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  7. Very pretty Christmas card, you have used some wonderful dies. Makes me want to start my Christmas cards.

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  8. Your card is just so beautiful Yvonne. I love the colours as well as the beautiful dies you've used. Great work!

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  9. Beautiful card! I love all the dies you used and the traditional Christmas colors.

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  10. This is a really classic card Yvonne. I love the dies you have used and the traditional colours. Pat x

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  11. Just breathtaking!!!! I love looking at all the Christmas cards! You lovely ladies always give me so much Inspirations!!

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  12. I love the tree die, really pretty card.

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  13. Very pretty. This is a Christmas card that couldn't be thrown away.

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  14. Prachtig deze kaart. De stans is super!
    GerJanne

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  15. Just thought I'd pop across and say Hello Great card idea I live the traditional colours you have used

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  16. Hi Yvonne, I love this card, I am a traditional girl myself when it comes to Christmas colours. The frame die is beautiful another one for my list.
    Regards Liz.

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  17. Super card, great inspiration....luv Ursula xx

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