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May Arts + Faber Castell

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Welcome to Day #1 of the 
 May Arts Ribbon & Faber-Castell Blog Hop!

**You should be arriving here from Virigina Fynes's Blog**

I have had a few occasions to work with Faber-Castell and each time
I find something new that I love about their products!
With the chalkboard look being all the rage right now, I thought it would be fun to create
a card using black cardstock, a white PITT pen and some burlap twine:

You could also use May Arts' baker's twine for stitching too!
  1. Pierce candy cane design (from Bazzill's In Stitchz Christmas Pack) onto black cardstock
  2. With the White PITT Artist Pen, color in the area inside the pierced marks.  Repeat as many times as necessary until desired coverage has been achieved.
  3. With White (or off-white) Burlap String, stitch the outer design.
  4. With Red Burlap String, stitch the diagonal lines.
  5. From the same black cardstock, trace holly leaves using the Green Metallic PITT Artist Pen and then trim them out.
  6. Cut oval shape from black cardstock and trim the underside with White (or off-white) Pom Pom Trim
  7. Attach small bow made from red/white polka dot ribbon to the front

May Arts Products Used:

Faber-Castell Products Used:
White PITT Artist Pen and 1.5 Green Metallic Artist Pen

Patterned papers and sticker from Simple Stories' Christmas Documented Collection

**Your next stop is the blog of Rhea Weigand**
Have fun and enjoy the hop!

Comments

  1. Very cute! This blog hop is full of ideas.

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  2. Your card is so sweet and festive! The stitching is awesome and I love the pretty trims and the little heart button you added. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  3. Such a cute and fun card. The texture and the stitching looks amazing.

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  4. This is fantastic! I love that burlap string, but have never tried stitching with it!

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  5. This is simply amazing and I love how you used the pompom trim around the oval - it just looks so professional and darn cute!!

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  6. Very nice , love the polka dot red ribbon!

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  7. Really nice card.....but how do you mail something so thick?

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  8. very pretty card. I really like the blackcard stock background. It really makes the candy cane stand out.

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  9. I love every little bit of this beautiful and creative card! Now I am going to dig out my old Bazzill templates and do something similar....thanks for the inspiration!

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  10. I love adding stitching to all of my projects and this candy cane is just beautiful.

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  11. I loved this card when I saw it over at May Arts. It's reminder that Christmas is coming soon.
    I haven't tried any stitching on my cards - always afraid I'll make a mess. the candy cane doesn't have a lot of stitching so I might try it. Thanks.

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  12. yes, christmas is coming, although i like the sunny day today enjoying autumn, very cute card, like the stitching...

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  13. Great card. Love the way you repeated the dots on the paper, ribbon and the little embellishment around the oval. Haven't tried stitching on my cards yet but yours looks so nice that I just might try it soon.

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  14. Super cute card. I love it. Johanne L.

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  15. What a wonderful card - I love the stitched element on the candy cane! Fabulous. TFS

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  16. Such a cute card. A lot of ideas to use in here, thanks for sharing and the chance to win some really great prizes.

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  17. Very pretty card.
    isoscia@aol.com

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  18. Very sweet card with a vintage home-spun feel.
    <3 J

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  19. Super cute card - love your pom pom trim and polka dot bow!!!

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  20. What a stunning and original card. I love the stitching.

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  21. Like the stitching on the candy cane and cute pom pom trim.

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  22. What a darling candy cane. I am enjoying all the ideas with the pretty May Arts ribbon and Faber Castell product. Such a fun and inspiring hop. Thanks so much :)

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  23. Fantastic combination of goodies creating this card! Thanks for sharing

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  24. Festive looking card!
    Carla from Utah

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  25. This is gorgeous!! I love all the layers!!

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  26. This is really beautiful! LOVE the ribbon and heart !!

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  27. love your card with the ribbon. very nice job. xox

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  28. gorgeous card!!
    www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in

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