CC246: Sweet Christmas Wishes

ahhhhhh finally OK to be completely on the subject of CHRISTMAS!!!!!  Black Friday shopping is really what gets my christmas motor going.  so i made Trev drag all the tubs of Christmas decorations up and i hope to get it all done this weekend.  of course hubby decided to fix all the drywall issues in the boys bathroom this weekend too so i will be doing the painting in there when it’s done so we’ll see how far i get!  i  do FINALLY have a project to share today too!

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i used the gorgeous little candle nestie frame stamp my mom designed for me but a totally different technique for it:

for this card i used the SCS color challenge CC246: pretty in pink, old olive, bermuda bay & neutrals – odd i thought but i LOVE how it turned out!  i decided i needed lots of neutral and then hints of the other colors.  i used Very Vanilla and ran it through the Swiss Dots CB embossing folder.  then i edged the pieces in Versamagic Spanish Olive with my foam blending tool.  i also ran the foam very lightly over the embossing.  i used my fave ek success edge punch on the bermuda bay paper, and found some green ribbon in my stash that was a close match along with a polymer clay embellie from my collection.

i just happened to have this piece of paper i had done up with pink & silver alcohol inks sitting on my table and thought it was a great match for the color combo.  so instead of doing the usual stamp and color i stamped with versamark and used some detail silver embossing powder.  the embossed *joy* image in the center is a studio G of course (love those things – the most useful stamps in my collection i must say!)

it mad for a simple and quick card to put together!  i tried regular white embossing powder but it really needed to be DETAILED powder, which i don’t have in white ACK!  might need to remedy that…….

so what do y’all think??

anyone else doing their decorating this weekend????  if so have fun!

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Stamps: Pezadoodle Designs- Candle Frame; Studio G – sentiment

Ink: Versamark; Versamagic – Spanish Olive (these little dew drops are 20% off right now!)

Paper: SU – Very Vanilla, Pretty In Pink, Old Olive, Bermuda Blue

The Rest: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Foam Ink Blending Tool, Ek Success Edge Punch, ribbon, clay embellie, Nestie Scallop Rectangle

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3 Responses

  1. The card is beautiful. I love all the different designs
    with your new stamp and the ribbon looks great.

  2. Great card. No decorating till my oldest daughter gets home from college….early Dec., she is our master decorator!

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