19 December 2016

A break from Christmas cards... Introduction to Mudra stamps

Hi Everyone,

I seriously can't believe that Christmas is just around the corner, can you?! I haven't even posted half of my Christmas cards here on the blog... I suppose you'll be able to see them all on my Instagram - I will only share a few here... unless you are going to be interested in Christmas cards in January ;o)

Today, I decided to take a break from Christmas cards, and share a birthday card I made last night. I used stamps by a company new to me - Mudra Stamps. Watch this space for some upcoming projects in early 2017 - their stamp sets really inspired me, but I won't have much time for the remainder of December to make what I came up with (since I am going to be travelling here and there for the next 3 weeks) - so hopefully January will be the right time for some relaxing crafting! 

Today's card was actually inspired by an ongoing challenge over at Mudra - there's a sketch to follow. I also wanted to play some more with my recently rediscovered texture paste, hence the background of the card (by the way, I mixed the Golden Glitz Delicata ink with he paste, to make it more less match the golden embossing). I think the gold embossing is still a "hiccup" after all the Christmas projects, hahaha!

It's a delicate and feminine card, really beautiful and shiny in person, and it will be perfect for some birthdays I have coming in January - lots of ladies in my life happen to celebrate at the very beginning of the year!

I hope you like it!

I am entering the card into the following challenges:

Have a great pre-Christmas week!


SUPPLY LIST (please see affiliate disclaimer & essential supplies info here):

Stamps: Mudra Stamps, Floral Fantasy #1
Embossing Powder: Stampendous, Detail Gold
S4-114 Spellbinders STANDARD CIRCLE LARGE Dies Tsukineko GOLDEN GLITZ Delicata Ink Pad DE-000-191 Ranger TEXTURE PASTE 4oz INK44444 Simon Says Stamp Stencil TINY DOTS ssst121371 In Stitches Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad SPUN SUGAR Ranger TDP40194 Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS IBT40965 Inkadinkado STAMPING MASK PAPER Dimensional Crafting 62-01022 Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001 Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad VF-82 Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 40 Sheets NH80LB40 Lawn Fawn STAMP SHAMMY Cleaner LF1045 ]

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