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Welcome back to Day Six of our 5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Event! This year, we will be doing a $20 Gift Card GIVEAWAY each day. Be sure to comment on the blog daily to be entered to win! Winners will be announced on 12/13 on the blog.

Hello Crafty Friends!! 

Larissa here today for Day 6 of the 12 Designers Of Christmas event this year!! I’m so EXCITED to be Joining in the FUN!! 

Today I’ve created a Christmas Card using a combination of both Stamped Images and a Stencil!! SWOON!! I LOVE the combination!! 

I Started by Stamping and Embossing the Images from the NEW Country Christmas Wreath Stamp Set!! Then I used Copic Markers to color them in!! Gingerbread Man: E40, E42 & E43   Hearts: R14, R37 & R39   

Then I used the coordinating Country Wreath Die Set to Die Cut them out!! 

I Then Inked around the outside of my Card Panel with some Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink and then used some Purple Tape to mask off the Ground for my Tree!! Then I used the NEW Farmhouse Tree Detail Stencil and I Started with the Tree Basket Inking with Gathered Twigs Distress Oxide Ink and then I Inked the detail to the Basket using some Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink!! Next I Stenciled the Tree Image!! I used Bundled Sage Distress Oxide Ink for the Main Tree Image and Lucky Clover Distress Oxide Ink for the Tree Details and I LOVE how VIBRANT the Tree Image turned out!! 

Next I placed the Gingerbread Man Images where I wanted them to go and then I added some stamped Branches with Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink and the Shinning Image behind the Gingerbread Man Tree Topper using some Scattered Straw Distress Oxide Ink!! I added some of the Stars to fill in the Tree using some Rusty Hinge Distress Oxide Ink!! 

Then I adhered the Gingerbread Men, Pinecones and the Hearts!! I wanted some Sparkle so I applied some of the Midas Touch Shimmer Pen to the Hears and the Pinecones and I LOVE the Golden Shimmer it adds to the overall design of the Tree!! 

Here’s a Close up look at the Embossed Sentiment on the Inside of the Card!! I LOVE the Font!! 

THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and I hope you have a FABULOUS & BLESSED Holiday Season!! 

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64 responses to “12 Days Of Christmas – Day Six: Larissa Heskett”

  1. Lori Lehnen says:

    Your card is so warm and inviting!
    Love the little Gingerbread men and the ink blending gives it such a colorful touch!
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Jan Elmore says:

    Stencils are way cool. I love mixing stamps & stencils.
    Very cute card!

  3. Sharon Gullikson says:

    The gingerguys are so cute! I love how you really focused on them by putting them on the tree. And the stenciled tree, with 2 colors, looks really nice. I LOVE stencils.

  4. Renee says:

    Love the gingerbread folk with the tree! Really festive and fun 🙂

  5. Meghan Kennihan says:

    Ooooo I love your little gingerbread man tree! HOW ADORABLE! Great stenciling!!!

  6. Carol Wortman says:

    ???????????? On the 6th day of Chistmas, Ms. Larissa made for meeeee, the sweetest little decorated tree. ????????????. Oh my this is super cute and super pretty. I’m extra excited because I just got this stencil in the mail yesterday. Gonna steel that color combination!!! Love the Gingies and I love that font too! MERRY CHRISTMAS ????♥️????

  7. Rebecca L Darrow says:

    What a great use of the Christmas Wreath stamps. And, love the gingerbread smiles!

  8. Catherine L says:

    What a clever card! I love the glow you got around the tree and that stencil is great. I’ll need to add it to my wishlist!

  9. Holly Mahoney says:

    Great look combining the stencil and stamped images! The little tree in my kitchen has gingerbread people and cookie cutters on it. Wonderful inspiration Larissa.

  10. nancy f says:

    Love them all!

  11. ljhart says:

    Such a cute card. I must give stencils a try, I love the soft look you created.

  12. Vivian C. says:

    Such a sweet card. The happy little gingerbread men are a great addition.

  13. What a sweet idea! I love those little decorations, especially the hearts! But the twigs and the little gingerbread men are so cute, too!

  14. Anushree Vaish says:

    These Gingerbread Men are so darn cute❤️???? Lovely card.

  15. Andre M. says:

    The gingerbread men are just darling.

  16. Mel H says:

    The stencil work on this is amazing.

  17. Denise Bryant says:

    I love the way you decorated your stenciled tree! The hearts and gingerbread men are adorable! The Country Christmas Wreath set is awesome….. it’s on my wish list! Darling card!

  18. Christine E Sheppard says:

    So cute! I would never have thought of using the little images from the wreath set on a tree. I’ll try it today!

  19. Kelsey Thomas says:

    So cute! 🙂

  20. Jean marmo says:

    Simply darling.

  21. Dalis says:

    It’s all in the details!!! That heart on the inside of the card is such a great finishing touch

  22. Patty McMurray says:

    So cute!

  23. Mary Butler says:

    Very cute card. Stencil and stamp is the way to go.

  24. Ann Hale says:

    Darling!! Live gingerbread!!!

  25. Deb says:

    This is adorable!!! Soo amazing how many different takes on one set can be made!!

  26. Lisa Mosher says:

    Love the stenciled tree, cute gingerbread men!

  27. Miriam Prantner says:

    Love your gingerbread ornaments!

  28. Mirisha says:

    So adorable and different!!!

  29. Maria Petkash says:

    Such a sweet card! I love the gingerbread men on the stenciled tree.

  30. Laurie Black says:

    Cute card! the gingerbread men are so cute

  31. Kelly Keenan says:

    This is adorable! Plus, I really like the sweet little heart on the inside.

  32. Beth Chepil says:

    My mom made Santa Claus cookies and put them on our tree. Sweet memories of a sweet mom. This reminds me of her.

  33. April says:

    I love the little gingerbread men..they look so awesomely 3-D on the tree. Also, they kind of remind me of Gingy from Shrek :D.

  34. nancy f says:

    Sweet and lovely Christmas card!

  35. Debbie says:

    Very cute and love the merry Christmas font.

  36. Shelly says:

    Love all the detail! And that font on the inside is very pretty.

  37. Wendy Stamey says:

    My sweet Lanessa! I love this card…beautiful job as always! 🙂

  38. Barb Gabrielse says:

    What a beautiful card and great ideas for the farmhouse tree!

  39. Leanne S says:

    So cute!! Love the inside of the card too.

  40. Mandakhbayar says:

    Very lovely and cute card! ♡♡ Those gingerbreadman is so cute! Thank you for sharing your Beautiful card! ♡♡

  41. Arianna Barbara says:

    What a cutie card!!! Beautiful Xmas tree card!!!

  42. Isabel Z says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card!

  43. Iris Esther López says:

    The gingerbread cookies look great on the tree. Stencils are fantastic for creating one layer cards.

  44. Rachel says:

    Such a unique tree with the stenciling & gingerbread, super cute!

  45. Mary-Anne V. says:

    Such a cute Christmas tree with the gingerbread people and then I love how you decorated the inside too.

  46. Anneleise Hampson says:

    A great card. What a great use of a stencil.

  47. Kim says:

    Thanks so much for sharing your technique! Lovely card!

  48. Subhashini S says:

    I’m in love with this cute card, love the inside too

  49. Michelle Brown says:

    OMG those little gingerbread men look really cute on that gorgeous tree!!

  50. Marisela Delgado says:

    Such a cute card! I love it! ????

  51. Teri Wilson says:

    So darling! Love the ornaments!

  52. Amy Cooley says:

    How fun! I love all the cute details on the tree. The gingerbread mean are adorable.

  53. Debbie A Smith says:

    How cute! I like the colors you chose for the tree.

  54. What an adorable card!

  55. Lee says:

    I just love that glowing happy tree!!

  56. Dianne says:

    Beautiful job with this card! What a novel way to use the ginger people.

  57. Ann Ito says:

    Adorable card! Just want to pick off one of those gingerbread men and take a nibble!

  58. Chris S. says:

    This card is so cute. I like how you used the gingerbread men as ornaments. Very clever.

  59. Jessica Yoder-Jones says:

    Very cute card. Good idea to use the gingerbread

  60. Kerry D says:

    Sweet card. The gingerbread are cute.

  61. Dawn Cooksley says:

    cute…your card brings a smile..

  62. Ammie says:

    That tree is so soft and lovely. Your gingerbread ornaments are adorable.

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