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Noel: Dreamweaver and Woodware Collaboration

Greetings! It's that time of year again! The time when we inspire crafters on both sides of the "pond" with a mix of bothDreamweaver and Woodware UK* products for the holidays! Six days, SIX, of beautiful, elegant, merry, cute, artsy, and craftsy projects to have you heading out to your local stores or internet sites to buy these goodies immediately!
Of course, there will be prizes as well. Three prize packages will be given to three commenters during this week's posts on the team's blogs, including five stencils and one nested die set. You can have an opportunity to win these goodies by leaving some holiday sweetness for each team member posting each day, to be one of the three winners for the week. Here are the team members that are inspiring you today:

Alison Heikkila (that's me!)

And here's my project for today:

I started by stamping the Noel sentiment from Woodware's Curly Festive Greetings set on white cardstock with red ink. Then I covered it with a layer of Dreamweaver's Translucent Embossing Paste  and sprinkled some clear glitter on top. I set it aside to dry. The I cut out a few Holly Leaves from the new Holly and Swirls die (DL3005). 

I cut apart several of the leaves so that I could glue them just where I wanted. I added the berries, and a bit of Frosted Lace Stickles to some of the leaves. Just to mimic the clear glitter on the sentiment. This was a nice, simple card, that anyone that is new to stamping or die cutting can do. Or, if you need to make many of the same card. This would be a fairly quick one to do. Thanks for visiting me today. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Pam Hornschu said…
This is soooo fun! A great way to show that the new Holly die doesn't have to just be traditional. Great paper choices, and a cute sentiment from Woodware!
Heather said…
That is very pretty, the NOEL is just stunning!!! very glittery, love it!!
craftymom205 said…
Great card.

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Denise Bryant said…
Beautiful card! I love the glitter and the pretty holly die!
Elena C said…
lOVE that Noel...very cute card!
Lynn Mercurio said…
Love the holly leaves and how they look so festive coming up from behind your shimmery semtiment. A beautiful Christmas card, Alison!
CraftyJo said…
Lovely card, I like the use of the stripy background too, makes me aware of how to use up some of the papers I have which I'm not 'too sure' about ;)
Joan said…
Love the card, that holly die is fabulous, think it's a "must have" !
Dee said…
It really is a Merry Christmas combination. Well dine.
Viki Banaszak said…
Such a pretty and festive card. I like this holley die.
Janice K said…
Lovely bright colours, the holly die is gorgeous. x
Diane said…
Fab bright and jolly card Alison !!

hugs Diane xx
Cazzy said…
Lovely 3d card.
Unknown said…
Like the modern colours and feel of this card!
ionabunny said…
Love the sparkle. Great card
Katie said…
Great card! Love the glitter and noel sentiment! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.
fabulous holiday greeting!

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