Make an easy Christmas card with the Wondrous Wreath Stamp Set. Yes, there are matching framelits and even the Bundle you can buy at a discount. But today I wanted just a quick card and made just this basic one – which I think turned out lovely in spite of myself! I intended to do the two–step stamping technique with the wreath, where I would ink up the wreath stamp but stamp it on scrap paper first and then stamp lightly on my paper, so I could overstamp with another leafy stamp to make some darker wreath leaves. But I forgot. This wreath is full-strength Old Olive, overstamped with the red berries. The bow is stamped separately and cut out with Paper Snips and mounted on the wreath with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The greeting comes with the set and even includes a sentiment for inside the card, which is often lacking. The Holiday Catalog Christmas sets this year do include sentiments to use inside the card.
My point in making this card is that if you want to just use this stamp set the simple way, you can still make a beautiful card. If you want to jazz it up by die-cutting the wreath and doing all sorts of fancier things to make a card, you certainly can – but you do not have to. Even keeping it simple, you could add drops of Crystal Effects on the berries to make those shine a little or add a dab of Dazzling Details or Dazzling Diamonds Glitter. Change the colors of the card base and layer.
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