Thursday, 27 April 2017

Post 150: Plaid Christmas Card

Hi Folks :)

How are you doing? I hope all is well with you and the weather is pleasant in your part of the world. It is scorching hot summer time here which is not my favorite season. Hoping the showers come soon and offer up some respite. 

Onto the card, I'd like to share a Clean and Simple Christmas A2 size card today. I wanted to go for the organic-water colored look so the plaid pattern and the blue watercoloring on the wreath are in keeping with that look. I've used red tinsel embossing powder here, so its quite shiny and sparkly which doesn't show up on the pictures.

Synopsis of the Process:

Embossed the images and sentiment on the die cut rectangle card panel with red tinsel embossing powder. Then did some loose water coloring on the wreath with an aqua brush and a blue zig marker. Adhered clear sequins to the card panel with glossy accents. Then prepared the card base by creating an organic plaid pattern using zig markers and an aqua brush. In the end adhered the card panel to the card base in a titled way for added interest. 

List of Supplies:

1. Hero Arts- Lia Griffiths- Happy Merry Messages Stamp
2. Ranger's Red Tinsel Embossing powder
3. Versamark Watermark Mini Inkpad
4. Homemade Emboss Buddy
5. Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
6. Aqua Brush
7. Mudra Clear Sequins
8. Glossy Accents
9. Tombow Mono multi glue
10. Iris Cardstock 250 gsm
11. Gina Marie Designs Stitched Rectangles Die
12. Ranger's heat tool

Here are a couple of pictures of the card:

I am playing along with the following challenges:

HLS Christmas Challenge April- I've done embossing here

CASology Week 246: Season (I've made a card about the holiday season)

Crafty Christmas Collaboration#3- Sharnawaksmulski (I was inspired by the watercoloring in Sharna's cards and the plaid pattern and color combo in Jessica's cards) 
Thanks for your time :)
Love reading your precious comments.
Stay Blessed!


  1. Awesome!! Love that plaid paper you created. :o) xx

  2. Lovely Christmas card. Great idea to create your own plaid background - very clever!
    Thanks for joining in the Rudolph Days Challenge this month - good luck!
    Liz - Guest Designer xx

  3. Pretty, this is such a pretty holiday season card! I love the non-traditional colors and the clean layout! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  4. Brilliant idea to create your own plaid background!
    Looks perfect with your pretty wreath.

    Thanks for taking part in the April Rudolph Days Challenge

  5. What a fun and creative card Preeti and I love your plaid background.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Carol x

  6. Love the rich red paired with the soft blue - so striking! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

  7. So simple and stylish . Love the different styles you keep trying Preeti
    Thank you so much for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challenge!
    Rudolph Days Challenge DT
    Dr Sonia

  8. Fabulous CAS Christmas card Preeti!
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx