Peaceful Place and Toile Christmas gold framing. Many technique in this card from simple water coloring, framing, shimmery water.

Hello Stampers, 
The Peaceful Place and the Toil Christmas are a perfect combination for a lovely frame.
 
I did the scenery in the fall color and decided to do a blue bird. I know many will let me know that a cardinal is red but when it come to art we can do whatever we feel like. That is the beauty of paper art let your imagination go wild. I’am not sure if I dare asking but I am “what do you think of the blue bird” Is it something you will do or not? I personally love the blue bird, well after all blue is my favorite color. 

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Video links 

I don’t have a video for this card but I have 2 video to help you out. Here are the links. 

  • Simple way to color the cardinal CLICK HERE Note that in the video I color with Cherry Cobbler and this one is  stamp in Pretty Peacock for the first layer of ink then watercolor then stamp in black. 
  • Watercolor the scenery Peaceful Place CLICK HERE 

Peaceful Place and Toile Christmas gold framing. Many technique in this card from simple water coloring, framing, shimmery water.

Measurements 

  • Whisper White Thick 11 x 4¼ score at 5½ 
  • Pressed Petal 5½ x 4¼ 
  • Gold Foil 4¼ x 3¼ 
  • Watercolor paper 3¾ x 2¾, 5 x 4 for branch and cardinal 

The branch and bird I use the matching die to cut out. I bet you will notice that the bird don’t have a white outline framing, well after I die cut it I didn’t want all that white around the bird so I hand cut all that white framing around the bird. I understand that many don’t like hand cut or should I say fussy cut so you can always keep the white around the bird. 

Peaceful Place and Toile Christmas gold framing. Many technique in this card from simple water coloring, framing, shimmery water.

How to make the gold frame 

For the frame I used the rectangle Heirloom frame die on gold foil paper. After you die cut the frame emboss with the matching embossing frame. Take the StazOn ink pad and drag into directly onto the emboss gold foil frame to give that vintage look. 
Adhere foam strip all around the back for the frame then adhere the stamped and color scenery piece to the back then onto the card front.
To glue the branch and bird I use glue dots to adhere to the frame.

Peaceful Place and Toile Christmas gold framing. Many technique in this card from simple water coloring, framing, shimmery water.

Peaceful Place and Toile Christmas gold framing. Many technique in this card from simple water coloring, framing, shimmery water.

Paper Pumpkin for November 

Tomorrow is the last day to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to receive the November. Here what to expect in the November kit. 

  • Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.

  • Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Each month I send out a PDF with extra inspiration to all my paper pumpkin subscriber. The pdf include instruction  to make cards using the stamp set that is included in the kit. These stamp set are great with most months many greetings. 
Soon the kit arrive at your place, you can assemble the kit and by the end of month my subscriber receive the PDF by email. 
Here the sneak peek of last month extra inspiration 

Winter Woods Paper pumpkin extra inspiration.

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Supplies for toady card 

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Customer Appreciation. 

Christmas Gleaming Bundle and the Brightly Gleaming Specialty Paper.All order of $40.00 or more before tax and shipping place on my online store with Hostess Code FTHD4QGN will qualified for this month projects download. The PDF’s are design by Frenchie’s Design Team. If your order is $40 or more before tax and shipping and you enter the hostess code you will receive the PDF by email. 
This month PDF include 5 cards total and 2 3-D project.
PDF include all measurement, step by step instruction, supplies list, individual pictures. 
All qualified order will receive the download by e-mail in less then 48 hrs, from the time the qualified order is place. CLICK HERE to shop with me.

If your order is over $150 DO NOT enter the hostess code and you will get all the stamping rewards and I will send you the PDF. 

 

Extra download for this month. 

 

Stamping Around the World Tutorial Bundle.

 
All month of November all who place an order with me here, will receive a free download. The download include step by step instruction for 12 project created by demo around the world. I will email you the link in less then 48 hours after you place an order. This can be combine with any other offer. 
 
Have a lovely day!
 

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