Sunday, December 1, 2013

Train Around the Christmas Tree

Hello, Friends!  My card today was created using a digi stamp from A Day For Daisies.  I love their Choo-Choo train.  Besides using this adorable digi stamp, we are also using the Letterpress Technique.

  • Digital Image:  Choo-Choo Train from A Day For Daisies
  • Technique:  Letterpress
  • Silhouette Images:  Clouds from Silhouette Store
  • Designer Paper:  The Paper Studio "I Believe in Santa" 8.5"x11" pack
  • Embossing:  Cuttlebug "Divine Swirl" folder
  • Other:  Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink.  Stickles.
A2 sized card = 5.5" x 4.25"
Digital Image from A Day for Daisies

Card Recipe:
  • Mat 1 (blue pattern) = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8". 
  • Mat 2 (white) = 5.25" x 4".  Mat embossed with Cuttlebug "Divine Swirls" folder.  Folder inked with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink before embossing.
  • Mat 3 (red border) = 1" x 4"
  • Train = 5" in length.  Digital Image from A Day for Daisies.  Silhouette used to trace, offset and cut.  Image was colored with colored pencils.  Train mounted with foam tape.
  • Clouds = .355" in length.  Clouds purchased though Silhouette Store, Lori Whitlock design.  Stickles added.
  • Christmas Trees = from same designer paper, fussy cut.
Inside of Card

Inside of Card:
  • Mat 1 (red) = 5" x 3.75"
  • Mat 2 (blue pattern) = 4.75" x 3.5"
  • Mat 3 (white) = 4.5" x 3.25"

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  As always, comments are welcomed and appreciated.

~ Marilyn

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