Thursday, October 13, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Border Stamping with Cornelia

Hi, Cornelia here today, making a quick border Christmas card. Have you procrastinated making Christmas cards and now you are getting worried, 'cause its already the middle of October????? If so, I might be able to ease those worries.....

Lets get started:


Take any Christmas stamp you have at hand and stamp a border around your card, after you prepped your card stock with an embossing powder tool.

Heat emboss your images and add the sentiment.

Add embellishments.

Still not happy  - add another stamp - I used the snowflake stamp from the same set.

Thinking heat embossing is too much work???? Reverse the color scheme and do black on white. 

Here you have it - two cards in  a few minutes. You could even use your Misti, if you have one and further shorten those steps.

Remember if you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts and hook your project up at our Spotlight Project Showcase  you have a chance to win a $15 gift certificate (random drawing) OR your choice of 5x7 stamp set + a Spotlight Project guest designer spot (randomly drawn from the Top 3 picks).

See you back next month!
 Happy Border Stamping!


  1. very creative, love the idea of the border around your card TFS

  2. The boarder around the card is cute and that red nose rocks! The black card makes the nose pop even more! Cute idea!

  3. Such a fun design. This stamp set was already on my to buy list, but now I want it even more.

  4. Just bought these reindeer.
    Darling stamp. Makes a fun border
    thanks for sharing.

  5. Cute card! I love the black and white card with all those red noses! The Christmas Reindeer is on my wish list... so fun!

  6. What a fantastic idea this is! Genius really.
    Love both cards!!! I definitely need to try this.

  7. Super fun to use that guy as a border! I love it in both B/W and W/B and the noses are so fun!

  8. I am so doing this when my deer stamps arrive. What a hoot. Hugz

  9. What a great idea Cornelia for a fun and pretty easy Christmas Card. I love both your black and your white versions and your added red embellishments and sentiment in the center. TFS and always inspiring us. Hugs, Nancy

  10. Such a cute design and it looks great both ways!

  11. Inspired! This could work in many ways couldn't it?

  12. Awesome cards and such a cool idea! Will give this a go! xxx


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