Tuesday, 13 December 2011

It's a Clarity Christmas!

****Spoiler Alert*****
if you are one of my co-workers, neighbors or family in Germany, do not look any further ;)

Ok folks, they have been a long time in the making, but the Christmas cards I will actually be giving out to most on my card list are finally done.  My other half and I decided to pick a card to give out to everyone each year so we would not have to worry about to whom we gave which card.  This year, we chose to use one of the lovely designs introduced by Barbara Gray using her Clarity Stamps.  I tried to mix it up a bit, but the essence is definitely Barbara's lovely design.



A couple of my favorites



A random sampling
A closer look at the top row




There is no doubt that these cards took a bit of time and effort, but I think they were worth it.  I cannot take credit for all of the coloring as I did have some help from my other half and a dear friend.  Speaking of the coloring, they are done with Letraset Flex Markers and Pro Markers.  The stamps are all Clarity Stamps which were stamped with clear Versamark heat embossed with a variety of embossing powders in gold, silver, gold sparkle, pewter and even one in iridescent blue.

I will be proud to give these out, and I cannot thank Barbara Gray and her uber talented team enough for their products and ideas.

Now I am off for a nap I think.   Take care and have a happy and healthy holiday season!

xxDenise

5 comments:

Emma said...

As one of Barbara's DT, I just want to say that these are gorgeous cards!! They are stunning and the people who will be receiving them are very lucky!! Fab work ~ keep it up!
Hope you have a lovely Christmas.
Emma x

Catherine said...

Denise these are fab! I hope that the lucky recipients appreciate them.

Catherine x

Michaela said...

Absolutely fabulous! I can imagine how long it took you.
Michaela xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Beautiful cards, love the image and the silver embossing is particularly striking
Lindsay xx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful work Denise. It is very humbling to realise the work, effort, time and energy that have gone into making these beautiful cards. Thank you
xxx
Barbara

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