Thursday, November 13, 2014

Christmas Blessings for JUGS #266 Chalkboard Technique

I decided to make a Christmas card with the challenge at Just Us Girls #266.
I tried several different DSP before settling on the green one from Pebbles Welcome Christmas 6x6 pad.  The red is some scrap paper I had.  I cut the black from DCWV Chalkboard Stack with a Spellbinder's A2 Divine Eloquence die.  The sentiment is from Verve Christmas Blessings, the star border from Verve Borderline and the holy is from Inspired by Stamping Festive Frames.  I stamped them all in Versamark ink and used white embossing powder; then I smeared some white ink around to look like chalk dust.  I added some gold rhinestones to the stars and mounted this panel with foam tape.  The card base and mat are MFT Smooth White CS.

Thanks for stopping by.  I appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment.

Happy Stamping,
JoAnn

7 comments:

  1. Can't sleep....so thought I would come and see what you have been up to. Another great card JoAnn...the die is beautiful! Great job with our challenge at JUGS~

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  2. I love it! Your chalkboard is perfect. I love the holly and stars with the rhinestones and great choice of dp. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

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  3. I love the way the curly cues on the paper mimic the edging of the die cut! So pretty! Love your new photo!

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  4. Very pretty card, JoAnn. Lovely choice of papers, and I love your pretty die. Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  5. Stunning card. I really admire this chalkboard technique but haven't been brave enough to try it myself.

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  6. Beautiful chalkboard card and sentiment! Congrats on your new Design Team position! You will be wonderful JoAnn!

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  7. So pretty! Love your chalkboard piece!

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