Spellbinders A Sweet Christmas Collection by Sharyn Sowell - Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia Lu #spellbinders #diecutting #neverstopmaking #sharynsowell

A Sweet Christmas Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia

Hello friends! This is Virginia Lu. Thank you for joining me for my 2nd guest design project. You can find my 1st post here. The new “Sweet Christmas” Collection by Sharyn Sowell offers so many designs, from sweet and homey to elegant and detailed. Today’s card features this dainty and beautiful Mistletoe Gatefold Die set. Let’s get started!

Spellbinders A Sweet Christmas Collection by Sharyn Sowell - Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia Lu #spellbinders #diecutting #neverstopmaking #sharynsowell

Instructions:

The following are the step-by-step instructions and a few tips about this card “Love & Joy”.

  • Create an interesting and colorful background: blend soft pink and yellow with any dye ink. Start from the folded area (top) to avoid smudges.
  • Stamp a text background by using only part of the cling stamp.
  • Die-cut and adhere the Mistletoe Gatefold die.
  • Create a sentiment with a touch of glitter:
    •     add a strip of glitter washi tape of pattern paper onto the colored card stock;
    •     position the “Love & Joy” dies (from Love & Cookies set) over the washi tape;
    •     follow the instructions of your machine and make the die cut.
  • Assemble and embellish with sequins

Spellbinders A Sweet Christmas Collection by Sharyn Sowell - Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia Lu #spellbinders #diecutting #neverstopmaking #sharynsowell

You can certainly use traditional Christmas color scheme of try a non-convectional color combo, such as this one that I created. I hope that you find today’s card fun and inspiring.  I will see you in my next post (also last!). Thank you for stopping by!

Spellbinders A Sweet Christmas Collection by Sharyn Sowell - Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia Lu #spellbinders #diecutting #neverstopmaking #sharynsowell

Spellbinders Supplies:

Other Supplies:

Distress Oxide ( Worn Lipstick, Squeezed Lemonade), Versafine Onyx Black; Penny Black Cling Stamp (Script); DCWV 6×6 Metallics Glitter and Foil Washi Stack; Gold sequins (Lilac Lane); Neenah Card Stock; Green Card Stock (from Spellbinders Card Kit); gold sequins.

Spellbinders A Sweet Christmas Collection by Sharyn Sowell - Inspiration | Love & Joy Card with Virginia Lu #spellbinders #diecutting #neverstopmaking #sharynsowell

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3 Comments

  1. So beautifully done!! Love the scripts background and minty green die cut!

  2. So pretty! Love the colors and that beautiful die cut!

  3. Whst a great way to use a script stamp! It really adds interest to the mistletoe gate fold die! I also like how you added color with the Distress inks.

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