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Simon Says Stamp Diecember Shimmer Oval Die Card…

Hi everyone!  I hope you’re starting to receive some handmade cards!  I hope to get mine mailed out this weekend!

Today’s post is about this new die from Simon Says Stamp, Shimmer Oval.  This was so easy to make!

I die cut in 110# Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock.  I do shim but I use copy paper, not the metal shim.  I just add a folded piece of copy paper on top of my top cutting plate and cut with the die blades up.  This one I used two folded pieces of copy paper, so 4 layers.

Then the oval white panel and the gold glitter panel I die cut with Memory Box Rectangle Basics dies.

I heat embossed the sentiment from SSS Inside Christmas Greetings clear stamp set on a piece of vellum with Ranger super fine detail gold embossing powder.

I die cut two of the mistletoe dies from the SSS Christmas Foliage die from Diecember Release also.  I added Ranger Gold glitter stickles to the berries.  I debated adding them but I gave myself a talking to.  I’m always wanting to leave things plain, so I had to ask myself why did I buy gold glitter stickles then?!  So I put them on the berries. ha!

I glued the gold glitter cardstock panel to the white A2 cardbase first.  Then I adhered the white oval panel with strips of foam mounting tape.  The white floral oval is glued flat on the inside of the popped up oval panel.

I prepared the vellum panel by creasing the folds on each end before I stuck the white panel down, making it easier to adhere after I placed the inside floral oval.

Then I just glued the ends of the mistletoe cuts.

I still have to stamp something on the inside.  In fact most of my cards that I need to get mailed still need stamped on the inside.  I am always sorry I don’t do that when I make the card. moan.  Oh well, I’ll set up the platforms and get them stamped!  hehe

Thanks for stopping by!  Happy stamping, shopping, whatever phase you’re in!  Relaxing would be nice! haha

Shopping links below…

Simon Says Stamp SHIMMER OVAL Wafer…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
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Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two…
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12 thoughts on “Simon Says Stamp Diecember Shimmer Oval Die Card…

  1. Oh my goodness, Pam – this made my jaw hit the floor! Absolutely gorgeous!!! Yes, this one could come to MO too!!! Anyone lucky enough to receive your creations will treasure them always – ask me how I know!!! Love it!

  2. OMG, gorgeous!! Am I going to have to save up for SSS, too? Sheesh, Pam! Love the vellum, especially how you tucked the ends. I need to restock my vellum. Good luck getting your insides done! I have 8 more cards to make. Most are in the mail. Yay!

  3. WOW Pam, this is stunning. Love the white with the gold, very elegant! Also love the vellum, I just never seem to use vellum, love the look, need to make a note to use it more often! Thanks for sharing today, another wonderful Holiday card!

  4. You cracked me up giving yourself a talking to! 😆 I think we all do that at some point in our craft rooms! Beautiful card! I love the simple gold and white – so elegant! I have about 15 cards to come up with insides for. Then off they go this weekend! Yay!

  5. Love love love your card Pam, it’s absolutely stunning! You will always be my go-to inspiration point. Hope you find time to relax too! 🙂

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