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11/05/2019

Tue 05

Blog Blitz: Merry Christmas
by Dana Kirby

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Hi there Poppy Friends! The Holiday Blog Blitz is continuing today, and I am showcasing the fun new Townhouses die set. I will have more information about how you can win this wonderful die set at the bottom of my post. Let's get started with my card, shall we?

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I started my card by ink blending Distress Oxide Ink in Peacock Feathers at the top of my card panel. I then die cut the Merry Christmas Flourish sentiment from white cardstock and attached it to the top of my card panel. I am creating a slim line card today. My card panel measures 3 x 8 inches with my overall card measuring 3.5 x 9 inches. 

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Next, I used the Stitched Hills die set and die cut my hills from white cardstock. I attached the hills to my card panel with foam adhesive so my ground/hills would have some dimension.

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For my houses I used the Townhouses and Village Houses, and for my trees I used the Whittle Trees die sets . I die cut them from white cardstock and then used my Distress Oxide Ink sponges to add ink to the homes and tress. I didn't add any fresh ink to my sponges, I just used the "left over" ink that was left on my sponges from another project. I find this works well for small die cuts and when I don't want the color too intense. 

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I also added a small strip of yellow cardstock behind my houses for the light in the windows.

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Next, I began adding my houses to my card front. I used both liquid glue and foam adhesive, keeping some houses flat while other are raised.

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I also tucked in some Whittle Trees around my houses. I love how all of these dies work so well together to help build your scene.

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To finish my card, I attached everything to my slim line card base. This is a fun card size to build a scene on and it can be mailed in a standard sized business envelope without any extra postage.

And now for the part you've been waiting for! You could win this gorgeous and versatile Townhouses die set!

Here's all the details of the event....

The Holiday / Winter blog blitz runs from November 2-14. We'll be giving away a prize on every blog blitz post during this time. To enter to win you need to leave a comment on ONLY the posts that you wish to enter. To enter ALL the posts during the blog blitz you need to leave a comment on EACH ONE. One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz. Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use a random number generator to select winners from comments. You have until midnight US EST November 20 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will be announced on this blog on November 22.

For a SECOND chance to win this die AND ONE FOR A FRIEND...
1.)   Visit our Instagram account and FOLLOW US!
2.)   Like each post you want to enter
3.)   LEAVE A COMMENT and TAG A FRIEND on each post you wish to enter.   Comments open through November 20. 

One comment per post will be selected by random number generator.  The winners will be posted on each Instagram post on November 22.  The COMMENTER and the FRIEND THEY TAGGED on the post will BOTH receive the prize for that post!  Only one Instagram prize per person per Blog Blitz.

So PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!   (You have to comment to win!!!)  Your kind words always make me SMILE! 

 

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Comments

Lovely slimline card and hillside village, the colours are so happy.

Awww, that is adorable. Your little houses look like iced cookies. So cute. Hugz

The card is absolutely beautiful, and I am totally in love with these little houses! So cute!

Love your cute card … the unusual size … and those adorable houses!! Great job!!

This is a very pretty scene with all
the houses set into the hills and
mountainside!

Such a cute card Dana, love your little scene of houses in the snow : )

love this winter village. the card has a strange size, but I think it will be perfect for presents with slim size (bottles, chocolate and so on)

This is just fabulous - I love the stitched hills and the colorful townhouses - that is one fab die and your work is scrumptious! Love! TFS

I love this card! I love all houses! These are adorable!

Your card is so creative and cheerful!! These houses are adorable and very cute.

Cute and colourful. Fun card.

What a darling card, love the happy colors, Dana! Pinning this for down the road!

I love so many things about this card!!!! The size is unique and something I never think of doing. I love the colors you used for the houses, they appear so cheerful! And using that size of tree ties the whole thing together. Thank you for your creativity!

Dana, what a pretty card with all that color. It makes me happy just to look at it!

Such a wonderful, colorful card. Thank you for sharing with us.

I like the color combination.

Beautiful scene! I LOVE those little houses and the stitched hills!

Wow! The townhouses are awesome and so are the trees! You have done a great job! I love this card! :)

I love it. Beautiful scene.

Fabulous card - I love the wee houses (added those to my wishlist). Thanks for sharing!

All those little houses are so adorable!

I love seeing slimline cards! And this one is just gorgeous. Cute little houses!

Love this card! So vibrant and cheery, the colors are great as well as the design!

Such an adorable card! Love the layout, perfect for the tall card base. Thank you for the inspiration Dana!

Love this Tall card with such a cute scene at hillside, great idea of adding different houses on all layers with dimensions!Fabulous!

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