Happy Monday, all!

As we dive straight into the first of November, I’ve been preparing for round two of my Christmas card buffets I’m hosting this year. I explained what a buffet is in this post. 

I’m creating ten different cards from last month’s buffet. During the creation process, I made some cards that I felt were not great for the buffet, but I still want to share them with you here.

I introduced you to the eclipse technique here. I used the same kind of technique, although I did not stack the dies this time, but rather just used dimensional to pop the letters up.

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I used the Father Christmas stamp set for this scene. I stamped all the images using the Basic Gray Archival ink. I then used the Large Letters Framelits to cut out the word Noel.  Using the Stampin’ Write markers, I then colored only the letter that were cut out, leaving the background in the basic gray.

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I matted the stamped images on black card stock so that would show underneath the popped up letters.

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I stamped the holly berry images again on the inside of the card along with the “A Jolly Christmas to All” sentiment

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I finished it all off by tying the Quilted Christmas Ribbon around the bottom of the card.

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I loved how this turned out, but felt it was too involved with the coloring to use in the card buffet.

Tammy"s Stamping Creations Stampin' Up! Father Christmas Christmas Card

I did use the eclipse technique on another card I will be using in my buffet, however. I will share that card with you sometime in the future.

If you’re in or near the Charlotte, NC area, I would love to see you at my buffet.  You can find the details here or here on my Facebook page.

Thanks for stopping by!

Tammy

Products used on this card: