A Beautifully Baroque Christmas!

It has been a great day creating in my stamp room today on this cold and gray day in Minnesota!  It really is a quick and easy Christmas card and you still have some time to create your own for Christmas.  Here is what I came up with – what do you think?  Please post your comments below – I would love to see you what you think!

beautifully baroque stamp set

 

Supplies needed:

 

  • Whisper white card stock – #100730
  • Cherry Cobbler card stock – #119685
  • Beautifully Baroque stamp set – #130895 (wood only)
  • More Merry Messages – #126400 (wood) #126402 (clear)
  • Cherry cobbler ink pad – #126966
  • Cherry cobbler marker – #119681
  • 3/8" whisper white taffeta ribbon – #109070
  • 2 way glue pen – #100425
  • dazzling diamonds glitter – #102023
  • stampin' dimensionals – #104430
  • mini glue dots – #103683

 

Cut card stock:

 

  • whisper white – cut one piece at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half for base of card
  • cherry cobbler – cut one piece at 5 1/4" x 4""
  • whisper white – cut one piece at 5" x 3 3/4"
  • scraps of whisper white card stock

 

Step by Step Directions:

 

  1. Stamp "Merry Christmas" on the bottom, center of the 3 3/4" x 5" whisper white card stock.  Attach to the 4" x 5 1/4" cherry cobbler card stock.  Attach all to the 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" whisper white – base of card.
  2. Stamp the "Beautifully Baroque" stamp using the cherry cobbler card stock and stamp onto a scrap piece of whisper white card stock.  Cut out with scissors to make it look like an ornament.  Put 4 dimensionals on the back of the image and put into the center of the card.  Using a straight edge (ruler), using the cherry cobbler marker, draw a straight line on the whisper white card stock – just above the ornament.
  3. Using the 2 way glue pen, dot glue on the ornament where you want the glitter to stick.  Sprinkle dazzling diamonds glitter over the glue and shake off excess.
  4. Tie a bow in the 3/8" whisper white taffeta ribbon and secure to the top of the ornament using a mini glue dot.
  5. Your card is finished and ready to send!

 

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Beautifully Baroque!

Well, snow has arrived in my neck of the woods – not a lot, just a little!  (Did I mention I hate snow?!)  I was busy in my stamp room creating and fell in love with this stamp set "Beautifully Baroque".  I got my inspiration from Deb Valder, but changed it up a bit by using my new favorite stamp set!!!  What do you think?  You can post your comments at the end of this post – I would LOVE to hear them!  This stamp set is featured on page 113 of the Idea Book and Catalog.   Stay tuned tomorrow for another take on this card – but it is for Christmas!!!

 

beautifully baroque stamp set

Supplies:

 

  • Beautifully Baroque Stamp Set
  • Eastern elegance dsp
  • Smoky slate stamp pad
  • Big Shot
  • Vintage wallpaper embossing folder
  • Ovals collection framelits
  • Occasions Paper Piercing Pack
  • Paper piercer
  • pearls
  • crushed curry chevron ribbon
  • stampin' dimensionals

 

Cutting Directions

 

  • whisper white – cut one piece at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half for base of card
  • crushed curry – cut one piece at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • whisper white – cut one piece at 3 3/4" x 5"
  • eastern elegance dsp – cut one piece at 2" x 3 3/4"
  • smoky slate – cut one piece at 4" x 4"
  • whisper white – cut one piece at 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"

 

Step by Step directions:

 

  1. Run the 3 3/4" x 5" whisper white through the Big Shot using the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder.  Attach to the crushed curry card stock.  Attach the eastern elegance dsp to the bottom of the whisper white card stock.  Wrap a piece of crushed curry chevron ribbon around the paper (where the seams meet) and secure on back with tape.   Attach all to the whisper white – base of card.
  2. Cut out an oval using the 2nd largest oval from the Oval collection framelit using the Big Shot and the 4" x 4" smoky slate card stock. 
  3. Using the occasions oval template that matches this, punch holes around the perimeter of the oval.
  4. Stamp using smoky slate ink and the Beautifully Baroque stamp onto the 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" whisper white card stock.
  5. Cut out an oval using the 3rd largest oval from the Oval collection framelit collection using the Big Shot and the 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" whisper white card stock.  Attach to the smoky slate card stock from #2 above. 
  6. Put 4 dimensionals on the back of smoky slate (make sure the piercing/bumps are face up!) and attach to the center of your card.
  7. Adhere pearls on the stamped image as shown.
  8. Your card is finished!