Monday, June 18, 2018

Candles, Jars, and Peppermints

Today I made another Christmas card! I really liked the inspiration photo at Merry Monday, so I grabbed some stamps from my stash and pieced them together to make something similar to the photo. The sketch at Atlantic Hearts was perfect for this challenge, too, I just replaced the tag with this mason jar. I'm also entering this into the layered holiday cards at Pile It On.


First I wanted a woodgrain background, and I recently remembered that there was one in the No Worries paper pack I got last summer. Then, I wanted a jar and candle, and they were both in the Candlelight Garden stamp set. I stamped them onto White cardstock and on the B&T paper, and paper pieced them together. I also stamped the peppermints from the Sweet as Sugar stamp set onto white daisy and onto the background paper. I got the evergreen branches from the Yuletide Carol WOTG stamp set. For the little holly berries, I embossed them with cranberry embossing powder. I found the perfect sentiment in the Wintry Wishes stamp set. It fits in with the warmth of the card from the candle.

The candle was colored with a Buttercup alcohol ink marker. I can't believe it still works after all these years. Very few of mine still work, but I wish they did. I loved them so much.

I hope you enjoyed my card, and I hope you'll get to play along at Merry Monday, Atlantic Hearts, and Pile It On this week too!



Materials used:
Cardstock: White Daisy
B&Ts: No Worries
Stamps: Yuletide Carol, Candlelight Garden, Sweet as Sugar, Wintry Wishes
Ink: Cocoa, Black, Cranberry
Other: Ruby Twine from the Mini Medleys, Cranberry Embossing Powder, Buttercup alcohol Marker

8 comments:

  1. Such a great card. Love the jar of candies. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday and your backgound pattern paper.

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  2. WOW...you were able to combine ALL the elements of our inspiration photo into one FABULOUS card Sarah...LOVE it!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday!! :0)

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  3. Fabulous, Sarah! How cool that you got the candle into the candy jar - looks great! So glad you could play along with us at Merry Monday!!

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  4. A fabulous winter card - love the jar of candies - super sweet. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  5. Really nice Merry Monday card!

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  6. Wonderful card, I love the woodgrain background. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  7. Super cute, I love it! your take is so unique and a great Christmas card! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

    Brandi R.
    DT member AHSC
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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