Delicate Ornaments for TSOT247

After enjoying one more quiet day at home yesterday, we’re ready for the busy-ness that December brings.  Today, I’m sharing my third in a series of Christmas cards.  This one happens to be my design team card for Try Stampin’ On Tuesday.

I combined Delicate Ornaments with the TSOT247 sketch.

 Delicate Ornaments Christmas card for TSOT247 from theartfulinker.com



Again today, I went for non-traditional color.  I’ve used Blackberry Bliss, gold and Into the Woods designer paper.

The sketch was divided into lots of panels so, I approached this as if I was creating a card using “card candy”.

The first panel in the lower right is a square of Gold Foil paper that has been run through the Softy Falling embossing folder.  It adds a nice counterpoint of texture.

Delicate Ornaments Christmas card - long ornament cut from Into the Woods designer paper - detail - from theartfulinker.com

I think this ornament cut from Into the Woods designer paper is just gorgeous!

It always pleasantly surprises me that one can cut a piece of designer paper with an intricate die and end up with something totally different and amazing every time!

Tip: to give the designer paper ornament a little more strength and stability, I cut a second ornament from Blackberry Bliss and adhered them together.

Delicate Ornaments Christmas card with inlaid die cut - detail - from theartfulinker.com

For the panel in the upper left, I cut Blackberry Bliss with the flower shaped die and then used the same die on a piece of Gold Glimmer paper.  I then placed the glimmer paper “flower” into the hole in the Blackberry Bliss panel.

Delicate Ornaments Christmas Card - round ornament detail - from theartfulinker.com

Next, I cut the round ornament in Blackberry Bliss and backed it with a piece of Gold Foil paper.  It gives a nice glow to the ornament.

Then, I tied a triple loop bow with the Gold Metallic Thread and attached it to the top of the ornament.

Delicate Ornaments Christmas Card with a Happy Scenes sentiment - detail - from theartfulinker.com

Given the pieces on the card, this sentiment from Happy Scenes seemed perfect!

“Deck the Halls” is stamped in Blackberry Bliss onto a piece of Into the Woods designer paper.

The sentiment banner is backed with half a Gold Metallic Foil Doily, which provides a nice accent to the banner.

Now that’s all the deets on my Delicate Ornaments card.

Pull out your Delicate Ornaments and play!

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