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Thursday, 21 October 2010

Contempo Christmas Card - Demo Card.

Morning all,

Hope you're enjoying your week so far :) Last night I had my Evening Session and the ladies came over for a little chat a lot of crafting! They made two cards that I had prepared earlier as I had planned previously to give them the two cards from my workshop at the weekend just gone. They made a slightly altered version of my Demo card and the Make & Take card from Saturday :) I think the ladies enjoyed their time crafting.... I'm sure anyone would rather craft than be at home juggling family life/chores etc. :)

So, below is the card I demoed at the weekend using Contempo Christmas which comes in both clear mount and wood mount.

Clear-mount are not clear stamps. The new stamps to the Idea Book & Catalogue are repositionable clear-mount stamps which are still the red deeply etched rubber with foam that Stampin' Up! are well known for. They are placed onto clear blocks instead of the maple wood blocks. This way, depending on the stamp and block size, you can limit your stamping time by adding a couple of stamps to the same block and stamp away as normal. Another favourite with clear-mount stamps is the space saving storage as all clear-mount stamps come in a box the same size us a regular dvd case which is great news for crafter that accumulate a lot of crafting goodies over time!

A peek of Clear-Mount stamps on P.7 in the Idea Book & Catalogue:

Okay, got a bit side tracked there, so here is the Contempo Christmas card below which was actually CASEd from my previous card here.

Contempo Christmas

Stamps: Contempo Christmas and Season of Joy.
Cardstock: Always Artichoke, Real Red and Whisper White.
Always Artichoke and Real Red.
Accessories: 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon - Real Red, Linen Thread, Ornament Extra-Large Punch, Stampin' Write Marker - Real Red, Shimmer Paint - Champagne Mist, Sponge Dauber, Bone Folder, Paper Snips and 3D Dimensionals.
Card Size:

Thanks for stopping by and pop back tomorrow for the Make & Take card from Saturday's workshop that the ladies also made in my Evening Session.

Have a good day.

Bye for now,


1 comment:

  1. Hi Alex, hope you're well - bet you're so busy with the launch of the new catalogue! Looks like you're enjoying the new sets with the fab cards you're making! Take care, love Steph x


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