On the seventh day of Christmas

That’s right I have a Christmas card for you. I totally subscribe to the twelve days of Christmas deal; I am in no hurry to take down decorations or make resolutions. When I look at this card though, I realize it could definitely work for the new year. We woke up to a very merry & bright scene as the world is once again covered in white! Both these stamps are favourites of mine as they will be useful year round and of course, they feature trees!

No watercolour paints or techniques were used in this card, I know, it’s a bit of a departure but I love the crisp images I was able to get stamping on bristol cardstock. I stamped the winter woodland stamp with memento London fog ink on bristol then switched to versafine clair rainforest ink to stamp the ‘before the snow’ tree  and the sentiment in the foreground. I matted with a co-ordinating green cardstock then a white cardbase.

I made a couple of these cards but might make a few more in preparation for next Christmas or even change the foreground image to make them suitable for year round. It’s a quick but effective design inspired by the beautiful work of Julia of Derkleineklecks blog.

Happy New Year! Thank you for spending time here on the blog with me this year; I look forward to sharing more projects in 2020. How about the neatness of that 2020; I like it!


6 Comments on “On the seventh day of Christmas”

  1. Pat says:

    These beautiful trees look gorgeous in grey and black Heather, so stylish, and love the sentiment too. Not just a new year but a new decade, and I would like to wish you a very happy, healthy and creative 2020. x

  2. Tish rowe says:

    I am excited to see this card to end the year. It is perfect to use any time. Thank you for your incredible sharing and ideas.
    As a retired teacher, I find your patience in explaining the tutorials remarkable. I know how time consuming it is.
    Have a blessed New Year.

  3. Janice Pignanelli says:

    Love this, Heather! Simple and beautiful Christmas card or an all purpose design. Excellent choice of London Fog (a fav) and the evergreen on the highlighted tree. Thank you for your generous sharing and sweet posts! New Years blessings to you!

  4. Karen Jackson says:

    The colours and cool simplicity of this card Heather are perfect for the breath of the New Year that it heralds. May 2020 be kind to you and yours and bring you joy.

  5. Lagene says:

    Beautiful card, Happy New Year!

  6. Clelie says:

    Absolutely LOVE your card design and color choices, Heather, and since I HAVE these trees in my stash, too ♥♥♥, I can’t wait to play with your inspiration! I am so glad that Trees are always in Season! 😀 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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