Today's card is made for the current Simon Says Stamp challenge to use their exclusive products.
I have this very pretty Merry Christmas die and decided to use the inlay die cut technique I saw over on Jennifer McGuire's blog a long time ago. Basically I cut out the die and then put it back in place after embossing it with gold.
I am also using the Tim Holtz tree that I colored with distress inks. I used:
This stamp set also came with dies to match (which I LOVE), so I die cut the ornaments and adhered them with pop dots.
And here's a close up of the die cut inlay. It was pretty easy....the hardest part was replacing all the small loopy pieces! I need glasses for that! :)
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