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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