Nov 19 2018

An Old Fashioned Christmas – by Holly McMillen

Holly’s Christmas card today is a real delight for those who love vintage Christmas images. She used the gorgeous vintage papers in Graphic 45’s Christmas Magic collection. A bit of cutting and adhering with the addition of a sentiment and floral cluster is all it took! Loving this so much! Take a look:

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What a darling image – Graphic 45 never disappoints!

Creating cards like this is so fun and easy.

It’s pretty much just playing with some pretty things and putting them together.

Can you see the Snow Tex Holly added to the fur on the clothing?

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If you look very closely you’ll be able to see that Holly cut the girl from a second sheet of paper and popped her up here for some added dimension, making her really come to life!

It may show better on the photo below.

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I’ve got a passion lately for banners extending beyond the card edge, as Holly has done here.

If you cut your card just a bit narrower, you can extend something beyond the edge and still have it fit into a standard envelope – FUN!

Holly used our Merry Christmas stamp set and our Fishtail Sentiment Banners for the sentiment.

You can find Holly’s post on her blog here.

Holly used:

Stamps: Merry Christmas by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Paper: Christmas Magic 8×8 by Graphic 45

Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock White

Dies: Fishtail Sentiment Banners by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Ink: Altenew Ink Cubes – Green Fields (Evergreen)

Embellishments: Petaloo Sugared Berry Clusters

Accents: Snow Tex

Adhesives: Scor Tape, 3D Foam Squares

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Merry Christmas by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

This set is a classic that one will never tire of using!

Stamp and die available individually or together with a bit of savings!

Find all Christmas themed Stamp Simply Clear Stamps here.

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Fishtail Sentiment Banners steel dies by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

This is a set of 10 nested fishtail sentiment banners designed specifically to fit the variety of sentiments included in all of our Stamp Simply Clear Stamp Sets.

This wonderful variety of sentiment banners will, of course, work so well with sentiments from other manufacturers as well, the BIG PLUS being that a total of 10 dies are included, so you’ll be sure to find just the size you need!

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Christmas Magic by Graphic 45

In stock is the 8×8, Ephemera Cards and Chipboard Die Cut Tags.

Vintage and Christmas are always such a beautiful match.

Bringing back memories of Christmases gone by.

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