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It's Xmas in July for me! This is actually the first Xmas card I've made this year. I have friends that make an Xmas card every time they follow a sketch. I should do that since I hate making multiples!
I used two different widths of red line tape to make the background paper. Once I had my pattern laid out, I covered it in Martha Stewart's Garnet glitter and shook off the excess. The snowflakes were next in line. They were cut and embossed with Spellbinders snowflake dies. The embossed parts are covered with Glossy Accents and then covered in Doodlebug white glitter and the garnet glitter from MS. Each flake is adhered together with a mini glue dot and the glitter dot on top is adhered with some more Glossy Accents. The little tag is from another Spellbinders die, embossed and sponged with red ink. The *Merry Christmas* sentiment is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and is from the PTI set, Mixed Messages. The little elf is from C.C. Designs, Sugarplums North Pole. He is colored in with Copics. His coat collar and covered in Liquid Applique and heat set once it was dry. The last little embellishment is a faux dew drop (from Michael's floral section) colored with a Copic and set as the little deers nose.
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