A big hug and thank you to Jess for asking me to participate in the Christmas Card Challenge! I decided to go with a retro theme (go figure) and use non-traditional colors. I designed and made the tree using the basic shapes in Open Office Impress, a free program, and made the inside pieces too. Then I printed them in black and scanned the page into my Brother Scan N Cut. The shapes were cut out of pink card stock.
I found the perfect paper in my stash from an old GSD line and a coordinating paper from WeR Memory Keepers. I didn’t expect to use classic paper lines but the colors were so great!
The white background is Wendy Vecchi embossing paste through a Claudine Hellmuth stencil. After placing the tree on top, I embellished with bling and it was done.
For the inside of the card, I placed two coordinating strips of paper on each end and added my cut shapes. I placed paper circle accents on top and a gemstone in the star. The sentiment was printed on my computer. I don’t usually have the patience to cut and line up letters!
Hope you enjoy my card and are having a great time seeing all the wonderful creations Jess is assembling. Happy Cardmaking! XX DarcieGlam
You can find Darcie and her sister Johnna’s wonderful mini albums here.