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Wow! I can’t believe it’s the July long weekend ahead of us in Canada and to celebrate here’s another Easy Peasy Christmas card in red and white!! :)
Now as you’re thinking, that’s it? A two step card????!! Yup! For an Easy Peasy Christmas card it doesn’t have to have a lot! What I love about this card is the clean embossing lines from the Cuttlebug Candy Cane embossing folder! Because the basis of this card is two steps you have the flexibility to bling it up a little of you’d like if you have the time or leave it as is! Even to use clear embossing powder on the sentiment kicks it up a notch or two!
[I know you’ve seen me use this stamp for the umpteenth time but when I find a stamp that I really like, I use it quite a bit. Stamps like that can be tough to find!]
So I’m sure by now you are now wondering how did I not emboss in the middle? If you had a chance to take any of my Cuttlebug or Big Shot classes (and if you haven’t I will be doing a Big Shot class in September) then you may remember how we had created a cardboard outline that we used with an embossing folder. Well…leave it to good ‘ole Tim Holtz and Sizzix to come out with Embossing Diffusers which do the same thing.
For this sandwich from the bottom up:
-Multipurpose platform on tab 1
-clear cutting pad or mat (in the picture it’s the clear mat labelled bottom in fading sharpie)
-embossing folder with card stock inside
-embossing diffuser (place on top of the embossing folder, not inside!)
Can you totally see the potential in this?? It makes this technique really Easy Peasy! Now to kick this card up a notch, add some pearls or glitter!
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Thanks for visiting today and have an absolutely fabulous Canadarrific weekend!