Tuesday, July 9, 2013

New Memory Box

Memory Box has been having a blog blitz release party to showcase some of the new dies and stamps.  Today is my day to share.  If you want a chance to win the die I used, head on over to the Outside the Box blog and leave a comment there.  You have until Sunday, July 14th to leave a comment there, and one person at random will be chosen to win the die.  Woohoo!

For my card, I used the Mountain Village Frame die (98684).  When you cut it out, it looks like this:


After I cut out the scene in white, I repeated the process again with kraft and blue paper so that I would have a sky and mountain range that I could piece into the frame.  These are the pieces I used for my card:


Whenever I make Christmas cards, I think long and hard about how many cards I am going to make.  I design cards very differently if I am making one, five, twenty, or a hundred cards.  I thought that if I were making a huge number of cards or wanted quick thank you cards, I would just layer the white mountain scene onto a sapphire blue notecard and add a bit of glitter glue to the mountain caps and the horizon:


For a mid-range number of Christmas cards, I cut out the white frame and pieced together the sky and mountains with colored papers (and added glitter glue):


For the most elaborate card, I sponged some color onto the mountains and sky, added some color to the trees with chalk, and pieced together the houses and road.  (For the house bases I used leftover kraft pieces I had previously cut and for the roofs, I used leftover white pieces and colored them with a red marker).  To finish it, I added more glitter glue (of course):


1 comment:

Engagement Rings Online said...

Excellent work done! Its amazing to know so simple things can bring such a beautiful affect.