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A Bit of Serendipity for Christmas

Hi Everyone!  It's Danie here today sharing a couple of Christmas Cards with you using my new favorite Collage Sheet Ivory Angels - AP 2090 and a favorite Serendipity Technique to create my Backgrounds.  This technique is great for using up your paper scraps and one I use a lot for my canvases. Both of these cards today are  again using up my leftovers from the Graphic 45 Christmas Emporium Papers and the Sentiment is from the Even More Christmas Images Collage Sheet - AP1027.

My background for this card combines my paper scraps, gesso and paint which has been applied using a piece of bubble wrap.  I have then added some further panels of my Graphic 45 Papers to highlight my background colors, My Ivory Angel, Sentiment and a bit of bling to finish.

My second card follows the same steps as the first card, however I have then stamped and embossed some snowflakes in black and white over the top for further texture and dimension.  Each time you end up with a unique one of a kind background.  If you would like more details and pictures of this technique you can find them on my blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by today and Happy Creating!

Danie xx


  1. Your cards or gorgeous, Danie. I love how you used up your scraps to make such wonderful creations.

  2. We all have those paper stashes and what to do to reduce the clutter? Danie, you have th perfect answer, they are really lovely.


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