Thursday, September 10, 2015

Create Christmas Dreamweaver Style!

Today is Dreamweaver Thursday for the Stampdenous Design Team. Our theme this week has been "Create Christmas" featuring our new stamp set CRS5080 Create Christmas, but what better way to "Create Christmas" than with this beautiful Joseph and Mary stencil (DWLL3019) from Dreamweaver at Stampendous!

Joyful, joyful

SSC1233 Joyful Phrases Perfectly Clear Stamps™
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle

DWL3019 Joseph and Mary Stencil
DWDGP Gold Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper® Chocolate
Neenah Papers Classic Crest Cover Classic Cream 80# 04594
Memento Ink Desert Sand, Rich Cocoa
Ink blusher
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

  1. Step 1:  Fold a  4 1/4" x 11" piece of cream cardstock in half to form an A2  top fold card
  2.  Step 2:  Tape a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of chocolate brown to the front of the card
  3.  Step 3:  Use the Jumbo Acrylic Handle to create a collage of the sayings from the Joyful Phrases set, ink with Desert Sand and stamp on a  4" x 5 1/4" piece of cream cardstock, repeat on a smaller  1 1/4" x 1 1/2" piece, then stamp the Joyful, Joyful saying with Rich Cocoa ink on the smaller piece
  4. Step 4:  Use an ink blusher to rouge a little Desert Sand ink around the edges of the background and saying
  5.  Step 5:  Tape the stencil over the stamped background (near the bottom) and apply Gold Embossing Paste using a Palette Knife and Paste Spreader, remove and clean the stencil, let paste dry
  6.  Step 6:  Attach the pasted layer to the card front
  7.  Step 7:  Mount the saying to a dark brown mat, then to the front of the card toward the upper right side
For more Create Christmas ideas stop over at these designer's blogs:

Happy Creating,


Janelle Stollfus said...

I love this card, Louise. There is a serene moment captured in the style! Great job!

Stampendous said...

Beautiful, rich stenciling for that quiet scene. Thank you for sharing your Stampendous and Dreamweaver project today.

Viki Banaszak said...

Very pretty. I love the background you created.

Lyn Bernatovich said...

Love the serene simplicity of your card Louise!

Pam Hornschu said...

Wonderful inspirational card, Louise!