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Poinsettia Christmas

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 27 – Merry Merlot

Tonight we are featuring this gorgeous deep tone, which reminds me so much of a rich glass of red wine!!

Poinsettia Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

My card base and poinsettia flowers are Merry Merlot with Evening Evergreen leaves (these are die cut with the same die). The twigy pieces are cut from the Snowy White Velvet Sheets and the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Papers. I used the White Chalk Marker to add dots to the petals.

Poinsettia Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 detail

The background layer is Shimmery White cardstock (for extra sparkle), dry embossed with the Timeworn Type 3D TIEF in the Cut & Emboss Machine. Two corners rounded with the Detailed Trio Punch.

Poinsettia Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 side view

The Tailor Made Tag dies cut out the sentiment (Christmas to Remember stamp set) and I curled it around a pen before adhering it to the card on dimensionals.

The inside is decorated in a similar way with two corners rounded, a simple sentiment stamped with a poinsettia in the bottom corner.

Poinsettia Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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7 thoughts on “Poinsettia Christmas”

  1. So many great details on your card Kate, but the poinsettias are wonderful. Love the 3 white dots, and the sentiments you’ve used for inside and out. Beautiful work.

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  2. The texture and shimmer on your card would be, I’m sure, really beautiful in real life, Kate. Such an eye-catching card. I love how you used the white velvet paper, and Rose Gold Metallic Paper, for the twiggy bits; so pretty!

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  3. I’m so glad you are able to get your blog up in time, Kate, because this is such a beautiful card. Love all the little details such as the rounded corners and the way your curled the sentiment.

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