Nov 27 2011

And the stockings were hung…

I found a similar idea online and it was just too cute not to CASE!  I changed out a few things like the mantle, greeting and colors.  I loved how the fireplace was actually INSIDE the card and cut out on the front so it shows thru!




The base of the card is Naturals White and I ran it thru the Big Shot with the Square Lattice Impressions Folder on the front for the brick look.  I cut out the fireplace opening on the front, then trimmed it with Soft Suede cardstock.  That and the mantel was stamped with Stampin' Up!'s Woodgrain background stamp in Early Espresso on the Soft Suede.  I made a Basic Black firebox inside the card and added two Word Window punches of Soft Suede for the logs.  The fire is three Bird Wing punches of Daffodil Delight, sponged with Pumpkin Pie and placed around the logs.


I stamped Stampin' Up!'s Stitched Stocking images in Poppy Parade and Lucky Limeade and punched with the Stocking Builder Punch.  I added Silver Glimmer Paper for the toes and cuffs, and a loop of Old Olive 1/8 Taffeta Ribbon.  They are hung on the mantel with Silver Mini Brads.  Finally, I stamped Christmas Greetings (from Grateful Greetings) in Poppy Parade and punched with the Extra Large Oval and layered on Decorative Label of Basic Black.  As my customers will tell you, I love Punch Art and this one was fun to put together!

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5 People have left comments on this post

Nov 27, 2011 - 10:11:17
Erika Martin said:

What a cute idea! 

Nov 27, 2011 - 10:11:32
Mitzi Luttrull said:

Connie, this is so cute. Thanks for the detailed directions.

Nov 27, 2011 - 02:11:42

I love the attention to detail in getting the fireplace and mantle right.   Absolutely gorgeous.

Nov 28, 2011 - 01:11:19
Jonia Smith said:

Now Connie, I may have to case you at least once, as I love this card!  A delight to see!

Dec 2, 2011 - 02:12:29

Love it!  I was creating firecplaces, too!  I love your card!!!