Saturday, September 27, 2014

Big Fat Holiday Greetings

Greetings TCP Fans!  Are you having fun this week with all these fabulous new goodies from The Cat’s Pajamas?   Alma has so many creative things to offer this month.  I know there’s something for everyone!

Today’s set is a great one for the Christmas and Holiday Season.  It’s called Big Fat Holiday Greetings and there’s some fantastic sentiments and elements included to make some great graphic designs.  

I’ve gone the Clean and Simple way with this design - when I saw this sheet of paper in the MME - Sleigh Bells Ring pack I knew it would work perfectly for one of the new dies Alma is releasing, The Birds.  First I positioned the die where I wanted the birds to be in the sheet of paper, die cutting them out leaving me with 2 pieces.  I discarded the actual birds cut out of the patterned paper.  But then I cut out the row of bird from red cardstock, squished them in VersaMark Ink and embossed them with Iridescent Embossing Powder, making them sparkly.  Then I fit the birds into the two pieces of designer paper matching everything up and it’s a row of pretty winter birds in the woods.  

The sentiment is stamped in Memento Rhubarb Stalk, on Kraft paper, cut out with the new Fancy Flip Frames die and mounted on some more red cardstock that I had sparklified with VersaMark and Iridescent Embossing Powder.  

It’s just a wee bit of crochet lace and twine to finish it off.  

Here’s more of the sparkly birds.  

Heres a Sneak Peek of the set and dies I used from this release.  

Head on over to visit these Cat Packers to see what great stuff they’ve cooked up with this set....

 Christine (you are here)

Don’t forget that there’s a really easy way to win these sets....drop on over to the Splitcoaststampers TCP Forum and chat....Alma picks from the comments to win the set of the day!

And just one more day till the Pajama Party!   Here’s your invite, we hope you’ll join us!

And I’ll be back in a few hours with my next Power Poppy New Release.  Thanks for stopping by!  


Brenda said...

Brilliant Christine! I love this...I could only see crows! Thanks for the inspiration.

Conniecrafter said...

I love this technique and it turned out so cool, love that you added sparkle to the birds. The crochet trim looks great with the swirls of the sentiment tag!

Nancy Thomas said...

Wow that paper is pefect - love how you used the sparkly birds and the crochet ribbon is the perfect touch.

Leslie Miller said...

Ooooh, this is beautiful!

Lisa H. said...

love, love, LOVE this!!! what a great use of that bird die. awesome.