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Nordic Style Stamped Christmas cards – Creative Stamping 27

Hello and Welcome!

Creative Stamping 27 has landed on the shelves and I really can’t wait to get my copy, because I absolutely loved working with the FREE Woodland Christmas themed stamps available with this issue. I cannot wait to see how my fellow contributors used these gorgeous stamps (I think they have been my favourite ones so far ;-))
CS27 cover and stamps

I was asked to make 5 cards for this issue in the ever popular, Nordic Style stamped Christmas cards.

In the issue I talk you through how to make each card, and what sort of features to include to capture the Nordic Style. I have used only the FREE cover stamps to create the patterns (no design paper at all), some plain cardstock and minimal embellishments.

Over the next few posts I will reveal another card, for you. Today I’m giving you a closer look at my ‘Stag’ card that you can see featured on the front cover.

This card sums up the Nordic Style,

  • the monochromatic (red/white colour scheme)
  • the Stag of course
  • and also the repeating patterns.

I created the repeating patterns using the various smaller stamps in the set, and also added some houndstooth ribbon, and in the magazine I have provided a step by step tutorial on how to achieve this look.

CS27 Stag

 

The ‘Stag’s Head’ stamp is a beauty, and is VERY fashionable and on-trend for christmas styling this year. Just looking at the social media interest in this issue when first glimpse of the cover was released yesterday (8th Oct 2015), I noticed you are all excited by this stamp – I hope you will share your cards on the CREATIVE STAMPING FACEBOOK page for us all to see.

Head to the More Mags website to order your copy

 

Thank you so much for joining me today, hope you like what I’ve created and will join me again soon.

claire

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