Inspired by Linda's vintage carolers, holly and sheet music, I gathered my supplies. My version is quite simple and flat; great for easy posting. Please visit Linda's blog to see her beautiful vintage tag.
I've used one of Tim's old Holidays Past Christmas Paper Stash from holidays past for the base. I die cut watercolor paper with Tim's Mixed Media Christmas die from last year and blended it with Vintage Photo Distress Oxide and spritzed it with water. I stamped it with a lovely stamp Autumn sent me last Christmas using Walnut Stain DOX. 'Silent Night' is my favorite Christmas hymn. Lastly, I splattered with chalky white paint for a light snowfall.
I topped my card with the Carolers cut from waste packaging and sanded them lightly. The bow is made using Metallic Trimmings colored with Tarnished Brass Distress Stain. The Trimmings react like shrink plastic when heated, and if you blast it quickly with the heat tool, the bow tightens up perfectly and the ends shrink up for a sweet little bow. Finally, I chose a Metallic Holiday Talk for my greeting and added two Ideaology Tiny Bells.