Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing 2 Christmas cards with gingerbread houses. These have been created with the Build-A-House die from Lawn Fawn. The design is the same, but thanks to the different color scheme they look like totally different cards.
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For both houses I used Desert Storm cardstock from Neenah for the base. This cardstock already has a nice gingerbread look which I highlighted even more by adding splatters with white acrylic paint and Distress Ink Vintage Photo. For the red house, I chose red cardstock I still had in my stash. For the teal colored house, I chose Mermaid cardstock from Lawn Fawn. From these cardstocks I die cut al the elements with the Build-A-House die and the Christmas Add-On.
After assembling the houses, I first got started on the backgrounds before adding the frosting elements. For the backgrounds I used pattern paper from the Snow Day Remix and Spiffy Speckles paper pack. The speckled background for the red house I made myself by splattering Distress Oxide ink Candied Apple on white cardstock.
To create the sentiment, I stamped Merry Christmas on a wavy banner with VersaMark ink. I then heat embossed the white embossing powder. After adhering the houses on the backgrounds I could get started on all the detailed elements. To create the frosting, I used Nuvo Drops Gloss White. For the small teal and red elements such as the hearts and lights, I put Wink of Stella and Glossy Accents on top to give it a nice shine. And that finishes of the cards!
I hope you like these card and it gave you inspiration. Thanks for stopping by and see you next time!
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