Monday, November 5, 2012

Silent Night

Today I'm sharing a little card that I made this past Wednesday while visiting one of my crafting friends. Dottie has one of those wonderful Silhouette cutters and a vast library of SVG cutting files. The black silhouette image of the manger is one of those lovely SVG files. We cut the image slightly smaller than 3" and were able to fill a whole 8.5 x 11" piece of black paper for a total of six images.

For this card, I combined the simplicity of the cut silhouette image with a bit of glitz. The background paper (DCWV) is silver and black glitter -- quite elegant looking! I matted that onto black card. The green patterned paper is from a little 6 x 6" Echo Park pad called Very Merry Christmas. The cranberry card (circle) is from my scrap bin (as is the bit of yellow I tucked behind the star opening on the image). The sentiment is part of a clear acrylic stamp that belongs to Dottie (sorry, don't know the manufacturer as it was not in a package). The stamp included a dove, but I covered that portion and only inked the word.

This was just a matter of layering the various pieces (circles cut with Spellbinder circle die), but it turned out oh so lovely. I was very impressed with the quality of the cutting using the Cameo Silhouette machine. There were no jagged edges nor rips.

Challenges: - Glitter and Bling - Glitter and Sparkle - Celebrating the Seasons - Silhouettes - Make It Sparkle - Anything Goes - Add Sparkle - Silhouette


  1. A beautiful tribute to the holidays! Love the pop of red! So glad you shared with us at Great Impressions Stamps!

    I hope you can pop over this week and play "Guess the Christmas Carol" with the DT for some stampin'



  2. Perfect silhouette for this card - very effective. Thanks so very much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

  3. Wow....this is so lovely, different to anything I've seen you do....I really like it!
    I have one of these machines, but have never properly learnt how to use it....come give me lessons!

  4. Gorgeous!! Great card and loving all that glitter!!! :)
    Thanks for joining us this week at Glitter n Sparkle!
    Toni - DT

  5. Gorgeous colours and a fab image thanks for sharing at glitternsparkle Hugs Trisha x

  6. This turned out so nice!! Wonderful job!

  7. This is beautiful!! I like snowflakes and snowmen and stockings, but I really love true CHRISTmas cards!!

  8. This is gorgeous, I love the red background for the silhouette image and the paper are fabulous with it.

    Thank you for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge

  9. Lovely card and love the image. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week. Abbie DT xx

  10. Love that Silhouette-literally LOL. Your card is awesome and I bet you will have bug to get a machine too! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions Holiday Challenge~♥ Sue Kment

  11. lovely card thanks for joining us at glitter n sparkle and good luck emma xx

  12. This is just stunning and fab creation to enter into our Glitter and Bling Challenge!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Dream Valley Challenges this time!
    Hugs Melly xxx

  13. Gorgeous card, hun, thank you so much for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle, this week hun, good luck xxxx

  14. beautiful paper and all the sparkle!!! thanks for joining us at pile it on and I hope to see you join again a new challenge will be posted tomorrow - Kimberly DT