Friday, June 27, 2014

5 X 7 Merry and Bright

I know your expecting to hear this...but I love how this card turned out...I really...really do...the splash of Gold Card Stock makes it look so elegant...this card is definitely in the running for my Christmas Cards this year...Shhhhh!!!!. 
The Gold Cording is from Stamping Up...they sold it in Silver and Bronze also...I'm very cheap when it comes to using it since they don't sell it's not thick...but it is very strong...a really nice quality cording...too bad it's not available anymore. 
The white shimmery card stock that I used is also another retired S/U fav...I must downsize all my I might as well use it...not doing any good sitting in the draw. 

I don't know where I bought the package of Metallic Card has been a part of my stash that I was afraid to use because it's so pretty...I really like the Gold...BTW...the package also had Silver...and Bronze...sounds like the Olympics...LOL.
 Here is the recipe:
Stamp sets: bright Christmas and delightful decorations.
Card stock: shimmery white...cherry metallic...white...and white printer paper.
Ink: cherry cobbler and midnight muse.
Markers: gelly roll clear glitter pen.
Punches: large ornament...apothecary accents framelits...and Christmas ornament folder.
Additional supplies: stampin' dimensionals...S/U gold cording...sticky strip...and mini glue dots...simply scored plate...big shot...and fiskars. 

SSC78 It's Sketch Time!
It's time for another Sketch challenge over at Sunday Stamps...and they have promised this is a fun one we will want to use over and over stop over there and see what Inspiration they have to share with us.
The purpose of the Christmas Card Challenge is to make Holiday or Christmas cards a few at a that come December...we're not stressing out about making enough cards...that is such a Fabulous idea...please stop by and see what the DT Members and other entries have to share. 
 Merry Monday #114
Over at Merry Monday we have to Sparkle...Shimmer...or Shine!
This is also about Christmas cards and getting a head start on the Christmas season...stop over there and check out the Gorgeous Inspirations they are sharing this week.

Twisted Thursday Challenge
This  is where we create beautiful and fun cards...layouts...and other creations that our imaginations can cook up together!...stop by and check out the Inspirations they have to share. 

 Thanks for stopping by this morning...I hope you had fun sharing my card...because I sure had fun making it...I was just a happy...Busy Bee with my cuppa coffee and my Imagination running wild...have a great day...and I hope everyone has A Stampin' Good Time.
Stampin' HUGZ


Alanna said...

What a beautiful card. I love the embossing, the gold and everything about this card. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges this week.

Marcia HIll said...

SO pretty! I love that gold strip too...makes the card so elegant! Great job! :0)

Karren said...

Wow, that shimmery white and gold background looks stunning! Fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

Joan Jeffery said...

What a wonderful card - I agree with everyone - that gold strip is fantabulous! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps.

Di said...

Absolutely perfect! This look like a winner to me - love the white gold and red plus super embossing.

Hugs, Di xx

Katie Melhus said...

That gold really does add a gorgeous bit of shine! Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday!

Notes by Nina said...

Very pretty card, I love the gold strip. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Pia S said...

This is SO elegant, Beverley! Love the golden details and traditional Christmas feel of your card. Well done!
Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Thursday this week, good luck in the draw!

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