Thursday, September 18, 2014

Christmas Stocking


Hi everyone.  The challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More (#113), is Holiday ... so I have another fun CAS Christmas card to share that only took a short time to make.

I started with the background, using a brick stencil and covering it with a thin layer of embossing paste. I die-cut the stocking twice (one from red felt, one from white felt).  I cut down the length of the stocking to make it more fun, and placed the cuff on an angle. I die-cut a holly sprig from green felt and added a red rhinestone for the berry.  I used red glitter glue to add sparkly dots for decoration on the stocking.   The Paper Smooches font is fun and fits perfectly with the felt stocking.

I have lots of Christmas card ideas floating around in my head and I'll be back soon with more to share with you. :)







Stamps:  Christmas Sampler (Paper Smooches)
Paper:  White (Neenah)
Ink:  Real Red (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Stocking die (Sizzix), Holly Vine die (Memory Box), red felt, white felt, green felt, red rhinestone


Challenges:
ATS&M #113

22 comments:

  1. I love that embossing paste brick wall and the felt stocking is the sweetest :) such an adorable card!

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  2. "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care" OK, that's the first thing that popped into my head when I saw this sweet card, Loll! Love how you dressed up the stocking and that brick wall is so inspired! LOVE!

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  3. Love the stocking against the embossed bricks! Today's SCS Ways to Use It challenge is "Stencil It" - it would be great for that too.

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  4. Beautiful card. love the embossed bricks.

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  5. Lovely card Loll, your pretty felt stocking looks great against your embossed background

    Anne

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  6. I do love the way you use the embossing paste and so perfect here with the red felt. I must dig out my felt x

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  7. Love how you suggested the brick wall, the stocking just pops against it. :) x

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  8. Love this embossed brick wall Loll, the stocking looks fabulous on it., Cathy x

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  9. This is just adorable ..... love the brick wall too! xx

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  10. Simple but so effective Loll - love the brickwork of the fireplace with the stocking waiting for Santa.

    Karen x

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  11. Such a cute Christmas card Loll,love it

    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  12. This is just so festive!! I love the brick background, perfect for your cutsie little stocking! The red glitter is a genius touch! So wonderful Loll, as all of your cards are!

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog. I woke up to the sweetest words this morning and you really put the bounce in my step today! I sure do enjoy your visits! big crafty hugs my friend!

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  13. Oh, I just love this card, Loll! Your brick background is perfect with your soft and sparkly stocking...Love it so much!

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  14. I love your felt die cuts! This is so cute with the sparkly dots and the white cuff trimmed with holly!

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  15. Gorgeous! You've nailed this embossing stuff, as that is some brick wall. It's a lovely backdrop for the pretty felt stocking, love all the details you've added to make this stocking so special. TFS

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  16. So fun and cute, Loll ... the brick 'chimney breast' is such a perfect background for that sweet stocking! Anita :)

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  17. A glittery stocking, a wee sprig of holly, an eye-catching brick background...all the ingredients for a most festive, magical card. Gorgeous!
    ~c

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  18. Love the brick embossing, love the cute felt stocking, love the font of your sentiment, LOVE this card...fantabulous!!! :) x

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  19. The brick background is just perfect for this amazing little stocking. Gorgeous work, Loll xx

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  20. OMGosh, I love this card Loll!!!! Hugs, Brenda

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