Seasons Greetings in Silver & Blue …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

It’s been two weeks since we were at our Holiday Retreat and one of the pillow gifts my guests received was the beautiful Christmas Bauble stamp ….

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We made a gorgeous card by coloring in the bauble with our inks and blender pens, and a touch of that fun glitter glue! It definitely is a perfect stamp for those who love to color, but what about those of you who don’t like to color?!

That was a challenge posed to me at retreat. After thinking about it, I described a card that could be make in silver and blue, with minimal coloring. It’s now out of my head and onto the paper … or should I say cardstock…

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I began by embossing the Christmas Bauble in silver on the stunning Brushed Silver cardstock and then colored it with the Night of Navy Blendabilities Assortment. I only used the darkest shade for coloring the bauble.

I framed it up like a pretty little package using the Silver 1/8″ Metallic Ribbon.

I mounted the bauble image onto Night of Navy cardstock and embossed Seasons Greetings from the “Watercolor Winter Too” photopolymer stamp set, then completed the card by mounting it onto a Smoky Slate base.

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You don’t have to love coloring to love this precious stamp … I’m sure there are many different cards we could create with little or no coloring, this is just one idea.

Feel free to share your idea with me … I’d love to share it with our stampin’ community! Send picture to lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com

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Thank you for stopping by ~

Hope you enjoyed today’s solution to coloring in an entire image. Sometimes less is more … especially when you need to make 80 Christmas cards!

Have a wonderful day,

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