Friday, September 22, 2017

Cardmaker-Quietfire Blog Hop

Welcome to our blog hop with CardMaker magazine!  Make sure you leave a comment on every blog because there will be a $50 Quietfire Gift Certificate awarded randomly to one lucky commenter!  All comments should be made by midnight PST on Sunday, September 24, 2017 and the winner will be announced shortly afterwards!  

Here are the blogs you will visit!

For more inspiration using Quietfire Design products, you can check out the Quietfire Creations Blog.

Directions -
  • Crumple tissue paper and glue to white cardstock panel.
  • Add strips of washi tape to the center area.
  • Seal with a light coat of Collage Medium.
  • Paint with a thin coat of white paint.
  • Stamp quote onto Tissue Wrap and emboss with white, tear out, glue on with Collage Medium.
  • Paint panel with Candied Apple wiping back color as needed using a baby wipe.
  • Lightly brush Nuvo over panel avoiding center area.
  • Cover center area with crumpled baby wipe and splatter thinned white paint over panel.  Remove baby wipe.  
  • Cut frame from Soft Finish Cardstock and adhere to panel.
  • Paint edges of panel with Gold Smooch.
  • Wrap with twine, add heart charms and glue down.
  • Attach to folded white card.
  • Finished size, 6 1/4" x 5". 
Supplies -
  • Christmas is a Piece of Home rubber stamp - Quietfire Design
  • Flourished Frame Cutting Die - Quietfire Design (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
  • White Cardstock
  • 100# Soft Finish Cardstock - Elizabeth Craft Designs
  • White Tissue Paper
  • Collage Medium Matte - Ranger Ink
  • Blank Tissue Wrap - Tim Holtz Idea-ology
  • Distress Paint Candied Apple - Ranger Ink
  • Embossing Ink
  • White Embossing Powder
  • White Paint
  • Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Mother of Pearl - Tonic Studios
  • Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink Gold Lame - Clearsnap


I'm a Little Teapot said...

You really know how to rock the mixed media, Wanda! Such great texture and techniques used on your card. It looks like it was so fun to make!

Brooke said...

Very, very pretty! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

newbie85 said...

Beautiful card, Wanda! Love the color for Christmas and the sentiment!!! Love the technique you used!!!!!

Jean said...

Loving the red and white!

Janis said...

Absolutely gorgeous mixed media background that is perfect for this beautiful sentiment.
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Robyn said...

this card is both bold and elegant! thanks for the inspiration!

Clare said...

I love this card, Wanda! The tiny bit of gold around the edges, and the little hearts on the cording are a perfect touch!

Yogi said...

lovely Wanda. Have a great day

Sherry said...

gorgeous! love the sentiment!

Quietfire said...

Simply stunning! I think you had entirely too much fun making it!

JmB said...

Such a lovely card and a technique I've never tried. Thank you for the inspiration.

Cynthia said...

Beautifully done.

Lee Ann said...

Need to thinking about starting my Christmas cards for this season

Pamela Haskin said...

Beautiful! Love the red.

Karen Hasheck said...

Wow - this is just beautiful! Lovely sentiment!

Unknown said...

Beautiful card! Really love that sentiment!

Denise Bryant said...

Lovely card... what a beautiful sentiment! Love the Flourished Frame die also!

Yvonne said...

As gorgeous as always!

Diana Nguyen said...

You are the queen of cool backgrounds and this is no exception.

Jill said...

Lovely card, and I love the background. Thank you so much for sharing.

Mary Holshouser said...

Beautiful card.
Lots of texture and dimension.
thanks for sharing.

TLady said...

THANK YOU SO MUCH WANDA, for telling us HOW you did this! I WANT TO TRY THIS NOW! I LOOOOVE the red & white & gold! AND the way the sentiment just pops in the middle, along with the splattered white & the GOLD EDGE! Gold ALWAYS creates elegance! WONDERFULLY DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

Carmen G. said...

Amazing what can be done with red a d a touch of white. Carmen G

Betty said...

I love, love this sentiment. It says it all. And your creation really showed it off. All your techniques really made this a show stopper! Thanks for sharing!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

I love your beautiful work!

Sue D said...

Very pretty background and I like the addition of the twine and heart charms.

Charmaine Stack said...

Your blog posts are always so inspirational and informative - like a mini-tutorial. This is so pretty and I am really enjoying seeing that flourish frame being used.

cghundley said...

Wow, lots of great
work on this card!
Very creative and
so pretty.
Carla from Utah

Sheila said...

What a striking, rich looking card! Thank you for the instructions as I'm going to make a point of trying the tissue technique. The saying...definitely a want to have for my use.

Jo Ann F. said...

There are so many layers and details to make this fantastic Christmas card!