Banner Sparkle

Banners Challenge

My second card for this challenge at Double D. Last month I was playing with the napkin technique and did several that I had on hand at the time. As you can see one of them related to Christmas, but it was a very busy piece so I glittered it and then cut out some of the images I liked. The challenge calls for banners and one of my bits was just that so I created a card around them. Dry embossed a snow fall on the white cs and added some shimmer on top. Glued to card front. Then I took a strip of red scrap and folded it then heat embossed some sentiments in gold. Sentiments are all from GKD sets. After fussy cutting the Xmas owls I added them to the folded piece and then to card front. Added the banners and the stockings as that bottom corner looked a little bare. It is funny to make a Christmas card before Easter.

13 thoughts on “Banner Sparkle

  1. This is a fun Christmas card. I didn’t know the penguins are from a napkin. I have a similar stamp set. Love the banner running down the middle with the sentiments and the small banners for the added touch. Great card!

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    1. Basically my first one made for this year. I have some glittered packages and one more owl to use when I’m in the mood to do another one. Glad you like it.

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  2. using glitter this way makes for a lot of shine, but it is a messy technique and I end up wearing the glitter for weeks after. Not sure I’ll do the technique again because of the mess.

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    1. Glitter drives me nuts. There is glitter on the rug in my son’s bathroom. I have no clue how it got there, but probably just got shifted around when I swept up the craft room, or got tracked through the house. It never seems to go away completely.

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