Christmas in the Round – Penny Black
Hello! I hope you are having a beautiful day in your neck of the woods. We are finally experiencing some warmer weather where I live which makes me so happy on the inside. I love spring!
Anyway, I have been having a lot of fun with the Penny Black Christmas in the Round rubber stamp. This was released last Christmas and I have been meaning to play with it all year. I have also discovered Ranger’s Liquid Platinum embossing powder and I am in love with this stuff! It is a beautiful muted gold colour – perfect for Christmas in my opinion.
I have made three cards the same, just used different colours, and then I finished off each border a little differently. I started with a white piece of card stock in each case, and coloured it with completely (and very heavily) with Distress Ink (Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berried and Peacock Feathers). I could have used coloured card stock, but realised that I didn’t have any navy card stock left, so I made my own!
Once the card stock was completely dry – I left them overnight to make sure – I then used Versmark ink and stamped the Round For Christmas stamp the embossed it with the Platinum Gold embossing powder and heat set it.
I used the matching Distress Marker colour and coloured in various elements of the ornament. I also covered these areas with a layer of shimmer using a clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen.
The scoring around the edge was done on a scoring board with a stylus. I changed it up on all three cards for a little bit of variety.
Penny Black products used:
Stamps: Penny Black Christmas in the Round rubber stamp
Card: Xpress-It card stock
Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Inks – Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berries, Peacock Feathers, Distress Ink Markers – Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berries, Peacock Feathers
Other Supplies: Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – Clear, Ranger Embossing Powder – Liquid Platinum, Heat tool, Anti-static Pillow, Fun Foam, Martha Stewart score board and stylus
Thanks for stopping by,