Hanukkah begins on Sunday, December 6th, at sundown and is observed by the kindling of lights. The nine branch menorah has eight lights to represent the 8 days and one additional light, called a shamash (in the center) which will light the other candles. Other festivities included playing dreidel and making latkes, which is a favorite with my family…especially with homemade apple sauce!
This card, using Els Van de Burgt Studio Candles (#732) sets on top of my Garden Notes Poinsettia (#1090) with White Pine Boughs (#1091). Both are done in my technique to hand color with Copic Markers and/or shade with PanPastels Set 2/Bright Yellow Green Shade, then emboss using VersaMark and Ranger’s Super Fine Detail embossing powder in clear.
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