Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Christmas Stockings

It is hot and muggy outside, but my card today is cool.  I am continuing to try to get these Christmas cards done early.  One day, I will actually count how many I have to know if I am making good progress or not!


I paper pieced my stockings with scraps of patterned paper.  I colored the ribbon and holly leaves with pencils.  All that was left was to stamp the sentiment and add it all to the embossed background. I used a sketch so the design came together quickly!




Supplies:  Kaisercraft Stocking Mini Stamp, Tim Holtz Holiday Magic stamp set, Versafine Onyx Black ink, Darcie Snowflake embossing folder, papers are scraps from my stash.  

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17 comments:

Marina said...

Lovely pattern and texture and it's nice to make Christmas cards in hot weather to cool you down.

Cat Craig said...

Heidi, this is a darling card. I love those cute paper pieced stockings with their holly and ribbon hangers.

Carol L said...

I just love those paper pieced stockings and how you put this card together! The embossed background is perfect and I really like that sentiment panel too! Thanks for playing along with our Tuesday Morning Sketch challenge and good luck! Stay cool - it's too hot to do much of anything outside!

Megan J said...

Hi Heidi, I love the tiny stocking stamp and they look fabulous paper pieced and coloured, I hope you are all keeping cool. Have a wonderful week... Megan

aussie aNNie said...

Nice with the embossing and love your take on the sketch.xx

scrappymo! said...

Such a lovely Christmas card. I love the paper piecing. You have made me think of a similar stamp that I own that would look good paper pieced as well...perhaps you shall inspire me!


Thanks for taking part in the July Rudolph Days Challenge.

Mac Mable said...

What fabulous paper piecing and such a gorgeous layout using the fun sketch. Wonderful card. Sending hugs as I have just read on another blog about your cat xxxxxxxx

aussie aNNie said...

Sorry to read about your fur baby in your comment to me, it's sad and made me sad too, I miss my doggie so much...xx

Theresa Pollack said...

Great use of the sketch and paper piecing.

wannabcre8tive said...

I love your cute stocking card and the paper piecing. A great sketch and you did a wonderful job with it.

*Vicki* said...

Heidi, your paper pieced stockings are just ADORABLE especially with the paper piecing with the festive papers!! I love it! The snowflake background really sets it off nicely too! Great take on the sketch! :) HUGS

Viv said...

Such a pretty Xmas card here Heidi, ...so sorry about your sweet cat too ;( hugs Viv xx

Beth Norman said...

Great work with the sketch. I like the paper piecing and that Tim Holtz sentiment.

Debbie said...

Beautiful card! I love the stockings and scrolly sentiment and the embossed BG!!
Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Debbie ~ TMS DT
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Di said...

Great Christmas card - and I do love the paper piecing! It really adds something special!

Hugs

Di xx

Melissa Craig said...

This is a great Christmas card! I love those stockings. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Diane said...

What a super cute Christmas card design Heidi. Your weather sounds like ours it is hot and smoky.

Hugs Diane