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Christ the Lord is Born - Raluca Vezeteu

Hi everyone and welcome back to our creative WOW space!  Raluca here and I'm so excited to share with you my new CAS card showcasing another sparkling Christmas card.

For my card I played with the fabulous WS167 Unicorn Magic glitter embossing powder, along with these WOW must have tools WOW! Clear Ultra Slow Drying Embossing Pad, WOW! Dual Speed Heat Tool - Euro and WOW! Premium Embossing Craft Mat.

I started my card by preparing a ombre watercolor background using some cheap watercolors. After the panel dried, I added white splatters all over it for a more wintery feel. Although I adore to create cute Christmas cards with adorable critters, Santa and kids, I also love to create cards that show what Christmas really means for me! And the stamp that I used today does exactly this.

I trimmed a large strip from vellum paper and I stamped the beautiful Nativity Bookmark Stamp Set from A Jillian Vance Designs using the WOW! Clear Ultra Slow Drying Embossing Pad, I added the gorgeous and spa…
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