Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Elegant Christmas

Happy day before Thanksgiving!!  It's Wednesday so that means it's time for another challenge from The House That Stamps Built.  This week we have a sketch challenge for you:
So many fun options with that one!  Here is the card I created:
 I inked up my embossing folder with a gold shimmery ink before embossing my red cardstock.  It gave a subtle but shimmery finish on the debossed parts.  You can kind of see it in the photo below.
I love this color combo; it's always so elegant and it's perfect for Christmas!  I hope you will get a chance to play along with us this week.  I can't wait to see what you come up with.  And remember, if you "need" any of the stamps I used, there is a 10% off your entire order coupon in my left sidebar.

Supplies:
Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Sheet Music" and "Poinsettia"
Dies: Repeat Impressions "Flip Fancy Die Set"; Spellbinders "Classic Circles, large" and "Picot Circles"; Darice "Damask" embossing folder

Challenges:
Craft Dee BowZ--anything goes with handmade bow
Christmas at Sweet Stampin'--anything goes
A Gem of A Challenge #182--ribbon & bling (6 little tiny pearls on to of the squares)
Cuttlebug Mania--music
Creative Inspirations #262--frosty florals
Crafter's Cafe #161--Christmas comes early
Crimbo Crackers #120--anything goes
Winter Wonderland--poinsettias or snow is falling
Brown Sugar Challenge #225--anything goes
Crafty Catz #347--use red
A Bit More Time To Craft #32--anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #308--cute or anything goes
Craft Your Passion #339--anything goes
Merry Christmas Challenge #8--Add ribbon or lace
Creative Craft Cottage #176--anything goes
Die Cuttin Divas #293--anything goes


16 comments:

Glittered Paws said...

Beautiful - love the sheet music bg stamp and the coloring of the flower is perfect. This was an awesome sketch to work with.

Laurie Unger said...

Wonderful job on the sketch. I love the crisp color combo here!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at TMCC, good luck!!! Amy DT

Jennifer Bradley said...

Stunning Christmas card, love the design and embossing. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Cottage. Good luck in the draw and look forward to you joining us again. Jennifer DT members x

Aunty Sue said...

such a lovely christmas card and thanks for sharing at crafty catz

Georgiana said...

Very pretty!

Patti J said...

Heather, this is just stunning! I love the sheer bows, the beautiful papers, and of course, your showcasing of the RI stamps and sketch! Way to go - beautiful as always!

Barbara Bruder said...

Your card is very pretty and love the stamps you used.The dies you used make the perfect outline for your stamped images. Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Barbara

Ine Swinkels said...

very nice. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Good luck.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

Snowflakes and Lilies said...

Beautiful card. Interesting and different. Thanks for sharing at Craft Your Passion and hope to see you again. Good luck.
- Khushboo Gandhi, DT
http://snowflakesandlilies.blogspot.in

Valentina Ivanova said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges!Good luck and hope to see you again. Valentina DT

Team Clark said...

Boy this is ever elegant and beautiful! Great Christmas card! Hugs, Autumn

NGCARDS said...

A gorgeous creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

LOU said...

Gorgeous card Heather. Love that colour combination.
Thanks so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Lou DT xo

cohenna said...

Beautiful!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage :)

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