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Thursday, September 29, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Makes A Jolly Christmas Card

Hi, Cornelia here today, making a jolly Christmas card.

Lets get started:

I masked a triangle with Post-it notes to create a tree

Sponged two different shades of green. Don't worry about getting it perfect - a tree is not all the same color.

I masked with fresh post it notes

...and sprinkled water onto my tree. This is necessary, as water drops will fall onto the stained areas on the post it note and the color will seep trough (guess how I know this?)

I then die cut the "be jolly" twice - first from the card and again using fun foam.

I put the card into my Misti and masked and stamped the funny deer.

Colored it with markers.

  ...and that was that.

Hope you liked this. 

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  1. Fun card and a great tip about the fresh post its! Love the reindeer and the awesome 'be jolly' die!

  2. Reindeer is cute. Glad he's keeping
    his head warm.
    Great card.
    thanks for sharing.

  3. So Jolly fun and colorful Cornelia. TFS Hugs, Nancy

  4. Ha ha ha. Or should that be ho ho ho. Very cute card. Hugz

  5. You've just amped up my festive spirit by several notches with this fabulous, fun card! How cute is that reindeer? Feeling mighty jolly in seeing this!

  6. So cool! Such a fab way to make a Christmas tree! xxx

  7. Great tip about the staining. Such a fun card. Loving that cute deer stmap and how you've done the die cutting x


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