I went with a card, using a quote from Tim Holtz' Idea-logy Clipping Stitckers, Kaisercraft papers, and a freebie embossing folder, stamp set and die that were cover prizes on a Cardmaking & Papercrafting magazine.
I started with the basic card base by cutting a piece of the Kaisercraft paper to fit a pre-folded notecard:
I stamped a candle, three stockings, and a wood fire using stamps from the stamp set and colored these images with Distress Markers. I fussy cut the images and, after glueing the fireplace to the card front, attached them to the fireplace..
I added a clipping sentiment and...
- Stamps, Dies and Embossing Fodlers: Jennifer Ellory for Cardmaking & Papercrafting Magazine "Cozt Christmas" set
- Inks: Archival "Jet Black; Distress Markers "Black Soot", "Fired Brick", "Gathered Twigs", "Carved Pumpkin", "Squeezed Lemonade", "Mowed Lawn", "Peeled Paint", "Festive Berries", "Picker Fence", Brushed Cordury" and "Antique Linen"; Signo Unibazl gel pen "white'
- Papers: The Word Stock Value Pack "white; Kaisercraft supplement to Cardmaking & Papercrafting MAgazein "Christmas Wishes"; scraps of beige and white card
- Embellishments: Idea-ology "Clipping Stickers - Christmas" (TH93651)