Stained Glass Nativity

Stained Glass Nativity

 

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This card is being entered in the Mod Squad Challenge – It’s A Blue Christmas – where we are to “show off some Blue Christmas designs.” (http://modsquadchallenge.blogspot.com/2014/10/its-blue-christmas.html)

It is also being entered in the Perfectly Rustics “PR Design Challenge No. 34 – Holidays” where we are to show our holiday creations (any holiday). (http://perfectlyrustics.com/2014/10/20/prdc-no-34-holidays/)

The stamp I used for this card is “Stained Glass Nativity” by I Brake for Stamps.  I stamped the image on vellum with versamark ink and silver embossing powder.  Then, I turned it over, and colored the image with Copic Markers on the back.  The markers I used were:  B95, B39, B97, E49, E55, E59, and Y17.  The card base is GIna K In the Navy.  I used a spellbinders A2 Matting Basics die to cut out a rectangular window in the card, and attached the vellum panel behind the window on the inside of the card front.  I lined the other half of the inside with white card stock so a message could be included, and also so the stamped image would be more visible (against the white) when the card is closed.  I created a decorative panel for the card front by cutting a slightly larger rectangular window that lines up with the window in the card base.  Before attaching it to the front of the card, I embossed it using the Cuttlebug D’Vine Swirls embossing folder.

When the card is standing on the table, a battery operated tea light can be placed inside to make the “stained glass” image glow.

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7 thoughts on “Stained Glass Nativity

  1. Great card, I really like the idea of embossing the vellum and colouring it on the back, I have done this with straight stamping before and liked it. I love the way it looks with the candle. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

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  2. Pingback: Winner – Holidays No.34 | Perfectly Rustics

  3. Pingback: Perfectly Rustics Design Challenge – Holidays (Runner Up) | I Played With Paper Today!

  4. Dear Lisa!!! It’s official!!! yoU totally rocked our Holiday Perfectly Rustics Challenge and have been chosen as a runner up!!! YAY! 🙂 Well done dear lady, congrat’s to you!!!! Can’t wait to see more of your lovely creations in the future!! 🙂
    Smiles SHarnee and the design team! 🙂
    p.s don’t forget to grab our runner up badge!

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  5. This card is just amazing Lisa!! Absolutely beautiful! The glow sent out by the tea-light looks gorgeous! [Don’t let it catch fire!!!!!] I don’t know how you keep thinking up such phenomenal ideas!!

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