Peace For Rudolph Days March 2021

I’m sharing my DT creations for the Rudolph Days Challenge, hosted by Maureen at her blog.

Christmas cards featuring peace die cut sentiment with embossed holly background copyright Linda

I used this beautiful Penny Black peace die, a gift from Maureen for being a DT member, to cut green cardstock and sponged it with distress inks: shabby shutters, pine needles and chipped sapphire. I added red gloss gems, no longer available but they measure 3 mm. to finish the card, I used the taylored expressions holly embossing folder and lightly brayered with brushed corduroy distress ink.

like so many dies, I thought this one was versatile so I die cut with matte gold foil paper, coloured the berries with the only two spectrum noir markers I have and added the smallest Marianne design rhinestones that I coloured with permanent markers. the card stock is actually dark teal and I added a matte gold border to finish it off.

the rules are so simple and there’s a chance to win a generous prize from maureen so why not get a head start on holiday cards; or keep adding to your pile of cards so there’ll be no last minute rush.

I’m playing along with the Penny Black Saturday Challenge for March and the Anything Goes option.

thanks for popping by.

11 thoughts on “Peace For Rudolph Days March 2021

  1. Hi Linda,
    Happy Rudolf Days.
    what a coincidence we should both use holly on our cards.
    Love that peace die itlooks so pretty and your cards made with it are so gorgeous.
    Love both designs and the colours and especailly the embossing folder used.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

    • Your cards are so lovely, Linda. What a very different look each one has, depending on the paper and embossing folder.
      Love the wiped but if colour over the EF. It looks so pretty.
      Thanks for all your hard work on our Rudolph Days Challenge design team.

  2. You have showcased this die so well Linda. I love the different looks you’ve given it and the jewels in both look amazing. Vicky x

  3. I just love how the holly die mirrors that great embossing folder on the first card! Beautiful sponging of those colors too! The teal & gold version looks so festive and pretty, and you showcased how versatile that die really is! Happy Rudolph day!

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