Yes I do love this Poinsettia stamp from Hero Arts, it really is so versatile and has been my go to stamp for all my Christmas cards this year. I decided I wanted to make some CAS cards with it so for this card I have just stamped in and gold embossed the stamp and then partially die cut the rectangle then fussy cutting the rest of the leaves. I have then layered it up on some more white card after adding the strip of ribbon. The "Merry" is a Memory Box die. I couldn't resist adding a few pearls to finish. I am entering this in two challenges. "Anything Goes " at the Simon Says Wednesday challenge and Die Cut Divas "Layer It"
My second card has proved very difficult to photograph, I have used a background using the Waxed paper embossing technique, then stamped and embossed in gold the Poinsettia. I have then added two layers in White. The sentiment is also Hero Arts.
Another view, I think the wax embossed background is my favourite Technique at the moment, I have used it on so many cards. I will also add this card to the two challenges.
Just to finish I thought I would show you the view from my craft room window today, its a really cold winters day but the sun is shining and the mist is laying in the hills, so beautiful and inspiring!