Cheer - Words of Cheer - Ink and Inspiration Blog Hop November 2021

Hello and welcome back to my blog. You are visiting Ann Alexander from Australia. Today I have a card for the "Ink and Inspiration Blog Hop". Our theme this month is "Use Your Stash ". 

Now this month's theme is a very broad one but with Christmas coming soon, my mind went to a Christmas set. One of my favourites from the current Mini Catalogue is the Words of Cheer stamp set and coordinating Christmas Cheer dies. 

I also used the Wintry Embossing Folder, Red Velvet Paper , Gold Metallic Specialty Paper and Classic Matte Dots (available in the new Jan-June Mini). Given that we are about to hit summer here in Australia, I decided to choose non-traditional colours for my Christmas card.


- Use a piece of Basic White card A4/Letter cut in half lengthwise and folded. Stamp leaves from the Words of Cheer stamp set onto Basic White card using Versamark Ink and heat emboss with Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder. Attach a Vellum overlay to the card and adhere the Vellum/Basic White to the card base.

- Emboss a piece of Coastal Cabana with the Wintry Embossing Folder (branches) and then adhere Gold Metallic Specialty Paper on either side. Adhere this to the card using Stampin' Dimensionals.

- Die cut the "Cheer" and its silhouette from the Christmas Cheer Dies using Basic White and Red Velvet Paper. Also cut some flowers from the Red Velvet Paper using the small floral/star dies.  

- Adhere the flowers/stars together and then add a white Classic Matte Dot to each and adhere to the card. Add some additional colour by using a Real Red Stampin' Blend and adding dots to the Vellum like splatter.


- Basic White Card base A4/Letter cut in half lengthwise and folded

- Vellum/Basic White: A4 5 3/8" x 3 5/8"/ 13.9 x 9.5 cm or Letter 3 3/4" x 5"

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    1. Thank you so much Mo! ☺️🙏🏼🌷

  2. Beautiful card Annie! Love the colour combos a lot.

    1. Thank you so much Maheswari! ☺️🙏🏼🌷

  3. Such a cheerful card with this amazing bundle (just got it last week - FINALLY!). Love the colors with gold foil! Thanks for the inspiration as always, Annie! xx

    1. Thank you so much Angie! Can't wait to see what you do with this bundle! ☺️🙏🏼🌷

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    1. Thank you so much Kylie! ☺️🙏🏼🌷

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    1. Thank you so much Shelly! ☺️🙏🏼🌷


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