Layered Laurel for Christmas

by Sveta Fotinia

Hello! Sveta is here and I want to share my newest card for Christmas with you! I was inspired by the frozen ornaments on windows and decided to use resist effect technique to imitate them on my card.

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I found Layered Laurel stamp set perfect for this background. I heat embossed the branch and a few of the leaf layers with Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder. Then I started to use my watercolors and applied light layer of turquoise color all over the background and then added darker touches to branches. I suggest you to use watercolor paper for this technique – it will make process easy and the results will be great!

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For the sentiment I chose Merry Christmas Die set and  Gold Mirror cardstock. I adhered words right on the panel and used little sequin for an accent above the “i” letter.

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I can smell Christmas magic already and you? Hope you liked today inspiration card!Altenew post footer

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21 comments

Kelly Fusco November 22, 2017 - 10:21

Wowza! Gorgeous! Love the colors! Well done.
Boy I sure do need to practice!

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Stacey Kowbel November 22, 2017 - 10:48

Beautiful card! Love the colours and design!

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Tara Prince November 22, 2017 - 10:58

Just gorgeous!!

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Marianne Boulejiouch November 22, 2017 - 10:59

Beautiful. Love the color!

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Karthikha Uday November 22, 2017 - 11:18

Wow!! Gorgeous in blue and gold <3

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barbara lassiter November 22, 2017 - 12:02

Beautiful card and a great idea!

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MelissaF November 22, 2017 - 13:14

Gorgeous card, love the soft turquoise colors!

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Linda S. November 22, 2017 - 13:22

That turned out just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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Daria Zender November 22, 2017 - 14:14

Your card is stunning! The leaves and branch look fabulous in white – especially with your beautiful watercoloring.

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Beverly John November 22, 2017 - 14:23

This looks so magical and love this technique!

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Billie A November 22, 2017 - 14:33

Beautiful background so soft and stunning. The sentiment is striking against the background.

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Maureen Killen November 22, 2017 - 15:02

Absolutely gorgeous. Reminds me of the patterns on frozen windows when I was a child.

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Maureen Reiss November 22, 2017 - 16:00

Soooo Gorgeous!!!

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Linda BL November 22, 2017 - 16:26

Such a delicate look for the card. Blue looks so pretty with the gold sentiment.

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Teresa Doyle November 22, 2017 - 17:17

Oh Sheba, this is one gorgeous card. Beautifully done!

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Celeste Goff November 22, 2017 - 18:03

What a beautiful card! Love the embossed and watercolored background and the stunning gold sentiment!

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Laurie Ulrop November 23, 2017 - 15:25

Beautiful card and colors! I recently purchased this stamp set and you’ve given me some great ideas. Thanks.

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Caren Adkinson November 23, 2017 - 16:42

Love the colors!!!

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Barb macaskill November 23, 2017 - 21:42

Breathtaking! This is a very elegant card! TFS!

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Henriëtte November 25, 2017 - 12:01

I love your stunning card, the background is awesome and I will give that certainly a try.

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Marjorie Dumontier November 26, 2017 - 08:20

Your card is so soft !!

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