Friday 11 December 2015

Uniko - Background Builders Christmas Revisited

This month Uniko is revisiting Background Builders Christmas - very topical theme wouldn't you say?

This is such a versatile stamp set and can be used in so many different ways. Whether it's taking centre stage or a supporting role - must have pantos on my mind - it's a winner.

For my first card I created a swag by bending the holly strip on an acrylic block before stamping.

I then hung some trees from the November release Essentially Christmas and decorated them with bows and stars.

Stamps: Uniko, Background builders Christmas, Essentially Christmas
Inks: SU, crushed curry, real red, garden green 

My next card features three strung baubles stamped in a favourite Christmas colour combo.

I added a strip of very sparkly - in real life - card along the bottom and popped the baubles up on foam pads.

Stamps: Uniko, Background Builders Christmas, Balloon Bash, Labeled Christmas
Inks: SU, real red, marina mist, crumb cake
Die: Spellbinders standard circles small
Card: sparkle from my stash

My first two cards were definitely Christmas themed but my next card shows a different way that this stamp set can be used.

I repeated a pattern with the stamp set and added a silver foiled strip to frame the sentiment.

Stamps: Uniko, Background Builders Christmas, Classic Numbers, All Occasion Sentiments #6
Inks: Memento, grape jelly, bahama blue, summer sky
Ranger Foil Tape Sheet

I know by now you're going to be putting this stamp set into your shopping basket, but just in case you need a little more convincing, follow the Uniko DT bloghop and be inspired.

Jane (that's me)

AND don't forget the GIVEAWAY... Simply comment along the hop for your chance to win the featured set or an eGift Certificate code to the same value if you already own them.

My next two pages of my December album went live this morning - Australian time - at Let's December Daily. Hoping you might have time to pop over and take a peek!

Thanks for visiting today.  Sending you Christmas sparkle!

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  1. Oh I love this new background building strips set Jane
    you made three cards wooooww
    how busy you are and all are adorable woooww
    Love them all

  2. Jane - they are all just brilliant. I think the Christmas baubles are super, and I do like how you've filled in the little trees on the first card. Absolutely love the 2016 card too. Great work. xxx

  3. I just love all your pretty cards! The traditional Christmas colors are perfect for the season!
    Take care!

  4. WOW! Simply fantastic use of the set Jane, you've certainly been busy working your magic.
    Love them all. Sarah x

  5. You really WOWED me Jane with your trio of festive cards, I love how you have used the set and mixed it with new & old Uniko goodies. Such a wonderful showcase. Hugs Bev x

  6. How clever to bring these one line borders into a great pattern for the ornament. I love this stamp set. Great job.

  7. Pretty cards! Love that holly swag you made with the holly border stamp!

  8. The cards look great. You really showed off the versatility of this stamp set. Well done.

  9. Amazing cards. Like how you used the christmas set for a non-christmas card. The baubles are goregous.

  10. Such pretty cards!! LOVE the stamping!!!

  11. I will definitely have to put this set into my shopping basket and must use the rest of my Uniko stamps more in the New Year! Great use of the set Jane, I especially like the second baubles card. Stef x


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