The stamps on this card are both by Impression Obsession; Holly F7001 and Holly Days A5254. I've had the Holly stamp for a while but never gave it much love.
I inked the stamp in my MISTI using Forest Moss Distress Ink just two times to get complete coverage. I then used a Forest Moss distress marker to make a thin outline around the edge of the stamp and to accentuate the veins in the leaves. This stamp does all the work on it's own -- all I had left to do was to color in the berries. I didn't color the leaves at all.
This is the first card I've made using a variety of background papers and blocking them like I did. I've seen other card makers use this method but for me, it's hard finding coordinating papers unless I break down and buy a pad of them. I have so many single pieces of background paper from years ago that I really don't like spending money buying more papers but this Christmastime set by Authentique spoke to me.
I'm entering this card in the Impression Obsession Challenge: 'Tis the Season and these challenges:
Crop Stop (I used Authentique papers, Tombow Mono Adhesive, Distress inks, and Scor Tape)