Monday, November 21, 2016

"Merry Christmas" Card for ScrapBerry's

Hello my dear paper crafting friends!! I've been busy creating Christmas cards for family and friends. Today I have one to share with you today featuring two of ScrapBerry's gorgeous Christmas collections and embellishments. This one uses more traditional colors. The image sheets included in the collections have so many gorgeous images like this "Merry Christmas" sentiment.

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Tips and Techniques
There's just something special about sparkle and bling on a Christmas Card, especially sparkling snow. I spread Prima Snowflake Paste on the edges of the petals of these beautiful ScrapBerry's flowers, then while it was still wet, sprinkled with Donna Salazar's Sugar Shimmer Twinkle Dust Glitter. A combination that gives so much sparkle!

For more sparkle, I added a mix of gold beads and silver microbeads below the cluster with a Prima crystal dangle. The glitter berries and pinecones are little bits that I had in my stash. 

I enjoy changing up my embellishments, so I removed the image from one of the Winter Joy Wood Buttons and replaced it with more of the beads. I filled the wooden piece with Matte Gel and sprinkled with the bead mixture. I also added the beads to a lace flower that I tucked in.

I just adore how ScrapBerry’s includes image sheets with their collections. This lovely sentiment was cut from a Once Upon a Winter sheet. I added more of the snowflake paste and glitter around the top edges of the sentiment. I also spattered the card with white ink to add a snowy feel. 

**Tip** Cut a strip of paper to fit over the sentiment while spattering to keep the word area clean and easy to read.

It’s not to early to be creating handcrafted Christmas cards for your loved ones, so I hope you’ve been inspired to pull out your Scrapberry’s Christmas collections and get started. Be sure to consider combining gorgeous ScrapBerry’s collections as you create.

ScrapBerry's Products
Once Upon A Winter Collection ~ Happy Holiday SCB220605608b
Once Upon A Winter Collection ~ Holiday Festivities SCB220605604
Happy Holidays Collection ~ Holiday Fun SCB220605502

Winter Joy ~ Set of Wooden Buttons SCB340108
Mulberry Paper Flower Set (Poinsettias) SCB300902
Mulberry Paper Flower Set SCB300103

Other Products
Websters Pages ~ Designer Trim - All About Me
Prima ~ Magnolia Trims #583033
Martha Stewart ~ Pine Cones
Prima ~ Metal Embellishments - #583576
Darice ~ Toho Beads - Round Galvanized Gold
Martha Stewart ~ Metallic Microbeads - White Gold
Prima Art Basics ~ 3D Matte Gel Transparent
Donna Salazar with Clearsnap ~ Fairy Dust Glitter - Sugar Shimmer
Ranger ~ Distress Ink - Frayed Burlap, Walnut Stain
Higgins ~ Drawing Ink - white
Prima Art Extravagance - Snowflake Paste
Spellbinders ~ Radient Rectangles 
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L ~ Thin 3D Foam Squares - white
Helmar ~ Premium Craft Glue

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~ Blessings ~


  1. This is stunning Tracey!! I love the shimmery effects and the beads and micro bead combination looks wonderful!! I'm a sucker for the traditional colours so this card is right up my alley!! Love, love, love this!! hugs xx

  2. Gorgeous Card Tracey, I love the sparkle!

  3. Never too early for Christmas crafting I reckon! LOOOOVE those strong pops of red here & I really like your clusters of microbeads. They give such a shot of texture!!!


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