The background paper was created by stamping “Musical Notes Background #1” and “Line Art Holly, Sm.” several times with a black memories pad on tan parchment card stock, coloring the holly berries and leaves with a watercolor pencil and brushing with a wet brush. Two sets of “Holly Sprig, Med.” were stamped with green ink, cut out and attached in the upper left corner. “Modern Christmas Tree” was embossed in black and colored with watercolors. The edges were torn and colored with a gold marker. This piece was layered on a torn piece of cranberry colored handmade paper and both were layered on the background. The background was layered on gold green card stock. A red bow with gold holly leaves and berries was added to the upper left corner for an accent. Card by Anaka Kagen.
“Holly Frame”, was embossed in green on white card stock and red glitter was applied to the holly berries. “May the Spirit…” was stamped with a red Marvy pad and the card was deckle cut. It was layered on a deckle cut red glossy card stock and layered two more times, once on green and once on white. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Holly Frame” is stamped on white glossy card stock with Brilliance Rocket Red and embossed. A photograph is layered onto a rectangular piece of white card stock which has been stamped with a portion of the Holly Frame stamp. That is layered onto red glossy card stock which is layered onto the frame stamp. The final step is to layer everything to red card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Tall Fir, Lg.” is embossed in sparkle white on green card stock which has been corner punched. That is layered over red and white glossy card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Winter Cabin” was embossed in black on white card stock and brayered with a sponge brayer using a Peacock (rainbow) Brilliance stamp pad. This was layered over glossy black, cranberry and white card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Bold Print Snowy Cabin with Border” is stamped with a black memories pad on glossy paper. Card by Margaret Wiggin.
“Bold Print Snowy Cabin with Border” is stamped with a Graphite Black Brillance stamp pad on glossy card stock and embossed with a multi colored embossing powder that is glittery. This is layered on glossy red card stock. Card by Judy Conklin.
“Winter Cabin” is embossed in silver on dark blue matte card stock. The edge of the blue card stock is edged with a silver Krylon Leafing pen and a silver cord is wrapped around two corners and tied with a bow. This is layered on ivory card stock. Card by Linda Gordon.