Sunday, March 7, 2010

Peace Dove

There's nothing like Christmas in....March? Yeah, well, I was on a roll with Stampin' Up's awesome XL Two-Step Bird Punch and couldn't resist fast-forwarding nine months to the most wonderful time of the year.

This punch immediately reminded me of a dove and olive branch...the symbol of peace and so I thought it would make a beautiful Christmas card. And the punch would make this an easy card to mass produce....the only catch is that the punch is only available until April, 30th so if you want to use this idea, you'll have to grab it now!

The textured background was made with the Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder from last fall's Occasions catalog. If you missed it last fall/winter, you're in luck! It's one of the items they've made available again, while supplies last.

Please click HERE to order 24/7!!!
Supplies used on this card:

Whisper White (#100730 for 8.5"x11"' or #106529 for 12"x12")
Old Olive (#100702 for 8.5"x11"or #106544 for 12"x12")
Real Red (#102482 for 8.5"x11" or #106545 for 12"x12")

Stampin' Dimensionals (double-sided foam dots) - #104430
Snail Adhesive - #104332 (refills #104331)
Sticky Strip I find this works really well on highly textured papers - #104294

XL Two-Step Bird Punch - #117191
Big Shot Machine - #113439
Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder - #116824

Four the Holidays (retired)

Basic Black Classic Ink pad - #101179
Basic Black Stampin' Write - #100082


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