Friday, 18 October 2013

Christmas cards using Rub-ons

Today's Christmas cards for the hospice feature patterned paper, stamping and rub-ons. I've used more of the patterned paper from last year's magazines. The overstamping uses Tim Holtz' stamps with black archival ink. Some of the stamping is also heat-embossed in Stampendous Kaleidoscope Transparent, which is a clear embossing pwder that gives a lovely, holographic effect.

"Snowmen Rub-Ons"

The snowmen rub-ons were a gift from a friend, so I've no idea where they came from. Rub-ons work quite well on patterned papers that might be hard to colour.

"Happy Christmas"

Each of these cards has a sentiment or ticket cut from patterned papers and fixed at one end with a brad so it sits at a jaunty angle.

"I Love Snow"

The arrangement for the background stamping is one of my favourites this year and you will see it again over the coming weeks. I'm intending to try and post some of these quick cards every day until Christmas, interspersed with some of my more elaborate cards from time to time, and I hope you can join me again. Maddy x

Entered for the following challenges:
Inkspirational Challenges - Anything Inkspirational Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas


  1. Beautiful card love the papers gorgeous. Love Alison xx

  2. Three more beautiful winter cards.

  3. A lovely collection of christmas cards, they're going to keep you very busy.

  4. Beautiful selection of card love the images and papers
    carol x

  5. A wonderful selection of cards Maddy. I love the background stamping and cute snowmen.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    Sue x

  6. Great set of cards and I love the clear embossing. Thanks for joining us at Ink

  7. Adorable snowmen!!! Thanks for playing along with us in the Holiday/Christmas Challenge this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


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