CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

Hello everyone…First week of December… The holly jolly season has began! There will be more and more Christmas theme projects you will see on my blog 😀 And the project today, the first Monday of the month, I created a mixed media Happy Holidays card inspired by this CUTplorations December Challenge image.

CUTplorations December Challenge

I created the card background with Senecio 1 – ARTplorations Stencil, watercolor paper 140 lbs, Gelli Plate, and 2 shades of green arcylic paints. When I work with Gelli Plate, I always ended up with more than one prints that I can use for other projects.

After the gelli print dried well, I sprayed some light teal acrylic paint spray and dried it with craft heater. I run the panel through my diecutting machine with the largest die from Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Dies. I added it on the card base with Tombow Xtreme Adhesive.

CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

I die cut the Happy Word Die and Holiday Word Die out of Gold Metallic Cardstock. I added them on the card with liquid glue.

I stamped the stocking image from Warm Hands Warm Hearts Stamp with Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad and colored it with color pencil. And then I cut it using the matching Warm Hands Warm Hearts Coordinating Dies. After that, I added some liquid glue on the top of the stocking and added some glitter on it. Set it aside to dry.

I added the stocking, snowflakes and silver sequins on the card. That’s all my card for you today 🙂 I hope it inspire you to create and share your project with us for this month’s challenge.

Need more inspirations? Come over to STAMPlorations Blog today to see projects from the design team. And it is your turn to create and link up you project here. Rememeber that you can link up as many projects as you want (1 project per blog post), and you must use at least 1 STAMPlorations product (stamp, stencil, die, or coloring page, or digi stamp). So… now it is your turn to create and I cannot wait to see your project.

Before you go… I have a discount code for you to use at STAMPlorations store. You can save 20% off on your order by using this code: STAMPGIRLHELEN at check out. You can use it for all new released, regular-priced, sale-priced, and retiring products. Enjoy and save!

Thank you for stopping by today… hope you all have a fabulous day!


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2 thoughts on “CUTplorations December Challenge: Mixed Media Happy Holidays Card

  1. You’ve created a lovely background with your gelli plate; a perfect canvas for your stocking and sentiment! Festive fabulous, Helen!