Stained Glass Nativity
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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