50 Days of Christmas: Day 4

Hey everyone!

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Today, I have our Christmas Card for Day 4. I used such a simple but AWESOME technique on this card and I really wish I had video taped it, but I didn’t! LOL

For my card, I used the candy canes and sentiment from the Christmas Emma Stamp set. I love the candy canes in this set so I wanted to feature them on a card.

So you know how candy canes are shiny? Well these ones are too!! I used Crystal Effects (made by Stampin’ UP) to cover the candy canes so they would look shiny like the real thing!


I used my Copics to color in the candy canes: R27 and R29. The neat thing about Crystal Effects is, even though it is a liquid, it doesn’t make your image smear! The lines and the marker ink stays clean and crisp ( I have tried other brands of the same type of thing, and my images would always smear.

And this shape was made using the Cricut Imagine machine! It is a stock shape that is stored inside the machine so no cartridge was needed! Cool huh?

The patterned paper is from the Dear Lizzy Christmas line from American Crafts.

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