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Hi friends! I have a festive holiday project to share with you today using some of the new products from the Simon Says Stamp All the Joy release. I rarely seem to use red outside of holiday crafting, but when I get started, I just can’t seem to stop! I love pairing interesting papers to create tone-on-tone backgrounds, and the new Dazzling Ornament Plate provided the perfect opportunity to pair cherry red cardstock with some gorgeous Rich Red Matte Metallic cardstock from Simon Says Stamp. Let’s get started with the details!
To begin, I die cut the Dazzling Ornament Plate twice: once from Cherry cardstock and once from Rich Red Matte Metallic cardstock. I covered the front of a card base with Tear-rific Tape and removed the release paper. Once I had created my sticky “canvas,” I adhered the negative space around the ornament die cuts from the plain cardstock piece to the card front, then added the Rich Red Matte Metallic cardstock die cuts to create a luxurious monochromatic background with tons of beautiful texture and interest!
For the greeting, I die cut the detail layer of the new Joyful die from some White Glossy cardstock, then adhered it to the solid background layer, cut from some heavyweight vellum. To make a more complete sentiment, I trimmed down a greeting from the Typed Christmas sentiment cards set.
After I had adhered the greeting pieces to the brilliant red card front using foam adhesive, I wanted to add some botanical accents with the new Bountiful Berries die. I die cut the berries from some red glitter cardstock and the foliage from two different shades of green from my stash, then tucked them behind the die cut greeting with some more foam adhesive. Finally, I added a few crisp white Something New pearls from Trinity Stamps. So many different textures and types of shine and sparkle!
Well, that’s all for my project today! I am definitely getting my fill of vibrant cherry red this season. I hope you don’t mind! Thanks so much for stopping by today, and have a marvelous day!