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Ornamental Keepsakes


 Before you ask, yes I know that it is Tuesday.  I simply couldn't resist the glamorous Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  I would also like to thank the Merry Monday Design Team for choosing my Ornamental Pine Card as last week's Runner Up.

Christmas Card Tips & Tricks


  • When I thought of using Black on this Christmas card, I immediately thought of the Christmas Cheer stamp from the More Merry Messages stamp set (retiring August 27, 2014).  All the lovely fonts just beg to be embossed white on black.
  • Ornaments should be shiny and bright.  Out came my Silver & Gold embossing powders.  My Ornament Keepsakes (also retiring August 27) were first stamped with VersaMark Ink.  Next, I poured on the embossing powder.  And finally, it was time to heat things up.  Heat Embossing will forever be the magical Stamping Technique to me.
  • At this point the Silver Fancy Foil Vellum was a no brainer.  Attach and bring on the shine.


Merry Monday


Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge


Envelope Punch Board for making envelopes


The Envelope

 Today's card is 4" x 6" which will not fit in a regular or medium envelope.  Not a problem, with the Envelope Punch Board I can make 66 different size envelopes.  Keeping with the glamour and glitz card theme, I fashioned my envelope with Brushed Silver Card Stock.  Envelope Punch Board Video Tutorial

Christmas Messages


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Katie Melhus

This is gorgeous! There are so many elegant details that make this card shine :) Thanks for playing along with us at Merry Monday!


Another beautiful Christmas card, Robin! Love those elegant ornaments and the tag! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

Susan Joyce

Love the Vellum Foil background and those beautifully embossed ornaments. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

Carpet cleaning Ealing

Very stylish Christmas card, it's so beautiful.

Linda S.

Beautiful card.


magnifique création, très élégante, biz

JoAnnn B.

Very pretty.

Linda W

Love this! The vellum background looks fab behind those pretty ornaments. Linda xx

Wendy Aungst

Very pretty, Robin! Love the embossed sentiment on the tag and those beautifully embossed ornaments! Very striking! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)


So pretty Robin, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.


What a lovely combination of Christmas images, so pretty and elegant! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday this week!

Deanne @ Three Trees

Such a lovely card - I love the Christmas sentiment! Thanks so much for playing with us at Merry Monday.

Deanne :)

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