Thursday 24 November 2022

Merriest Moments for The Paper Players 618

 I was happy to play along with The Paper Players this week. I'm still in Christmas mode and do gravitate towards clean and simple, so the challenge was just what I needed to wake up my mojo.

I do love Merriest Moments. Although the dies and hybrid embossing folder let you make all kinds of stunning cards very easily, I really like that the stamps themselves let you do all sorts as well. I feel a little sorry for them, as the less showy elements of the set!

Although this appears to be a very layered card (and I did sneak in a Garden Green matte) it's really only a one layer card at heart.

I used masking paper so I could layer the poinsettia flowers and foliage, then used a second mask to create the faux border at the corners. 

If you are interested in learning more about the faux border technique I've used, there's a video tutorial for it in this post in this post using Positive Thoughts.

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  1. This is a stamp set that just keeps on giving - a keeper for sure! Love the faded corners of the faux layer - a beautiful touch on a CAS card. Gorgeous Jan! Thanks for taking part in my CAS challenge over at The Paper Players this week!

  2. Jan, this is gorgeous! I love the beautiful poinsettia's and all the greenery! CAS perfection! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week!