Holiday Ornaments

Hello! It’s LauraJane. Hope you have had a Lovely Holiday Weekend:)  I have a cheery card featuring the new Holiday Ornaments stamp set.


To make the card:

  • I inked each ornament with Distress inks and dauber to get a gradient shading on the left side.   The MISTI  tool was the key to getting this shading just right.. I could re-ink as many times as needed and got perfect placement each time!
  • When the ornaments were colored to my liking, I used the Scan ‘n Cut to cut them out and set them aside while I prepared a background panel.
  • Utilizing the paper from which the ornaments were cut as a stencil, I quickly created a shadow for each ornament onto a white piece of card stock. Inked with the darkest shade of red.
  • Then I stamped several branches from Holiday Cones (Coord. Outlines).in a light pink.
  • I embossed Holiday Confetti in GOLD EP, as well as, “dipping” 2 edges of the panel in Gold by scraping the versamark on the cardfront then adding the powder.
  • Using a circle punch and then cutting each in half, I made the ornament “toppers”
  • I placed the finished Holiday Ornaments slightly to the right of each shadow.
  • Stitched some GOLD embroidery thread as the string and glued a topper into place. Trimmed the panel down so I could add a strip of Foil tape to the left.
  • The sentiment is inked in Dark Roast couture ink.


Hope you enjoyed my card today!

Until next time, HAPPY Creating!


Remember the Holiday Challenge at The Ton Challenge blog   open until the end of November!  YOU could win a $50 spree to The Ton’s shop!”

*Gift certificates only apply to The Ton stamps, dies, ink, gilding and embossing powder.



3 thoughts on “Holiday Ornaments

  1. Marcia K Designs says:

    That is absolutely stunning, LJ!! Love that you inked about the shadow background and the gold embossing is awesome too! Love your stuff!


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