Saturday, June 30, 2012

Christmas #26

Good Saturday afternoon from a very warm NY state.  This is perfect weather to stay inside and make some cards.  Maybe checking out my weekly Christmas card will help you get in a cool frame of mind.  It is for the Merry Monday Sketch Challenge #26.

Very Vanilla card stock was used as the base.  I then added a piece of the Be of Good Cheer designer paper.  On another piece of Very Vanilla card stock I randomly stamped the top of the evergreen tree and the small pine cone from the Lovely As A Tree stamp set using Gumball Green ink.  It was then run through the Big Shot with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder, matted with Midnight Muse card stock and attached to the card.  The ornament from the Chock Full of Cheer stamp set was heat embossed on Very Vanilla card stock with VersaMark and Cherry Cobbler embossing powder and punched out with the 1-3/4" Circle Punch.  The ornament top from the same stamp set was also heat embossed with VersaMark and Gold embossing powder.  I punched out a hole in the top with the crop-a-dile, hand cut it out and attached it to the ornament.  I tied a bow through the opening using Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine.  Gold brads were added for a little extra punch.  Dimensionals were used to add it to the card.  The sentiment is from the same stamp set.  It too was heat embossed with Gold embossing powder and matted with Midnight Muse card stock.  I made a triple bow from Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine, threaded the tails through the sentiment layer with a large-eye needle and added a gold brad.  It was popped up on the card with dimensionals.  Thanks for visiting today.  Have a terrific weekend.  Stay cool and have some creative fun.

Stampin' Up! Products Used 
Stamp Sets:  Chock Full of Cheer (w-#126715/c-#126717); Lovely As A Tree (w-#115026/c-#127793)
Ink:  Gumball Green Classic Stampin' Pad (#126861); VersMark (#102283)
Card Stock/Designer Paper:  Very Vanilla Card Stock (#101650); Midnight Muse Card Stock (#126843); Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper (#126896)
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439); 1-3/4" Circle Punch (#119850); Heat Tool (#129053); Square Lattice Embossing Folder (#119976)
The Finishing Touches:  Cherry Cobbloer Stampin' Emboss Powder (#122949); Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109129); Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine (#123125); Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430); Gold Brads (retired)


Wendy said...

WOWzers! Love this and love that there is so much texture on here! Pretty papers and beautiful embossing too! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! Stay cool!! :)

Lesley said...

Such a pretty card Patti! I wish I had got this set! Thanks for joining in at Merry Monday!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Patti! I love the textured background!

Notes by Nina said...

Very pretty card, I love all the texture. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Bonnie said...

I love the way you made your own DP with the Lovely as a Tree stamps and the embossing! Beautiful ornament too! Glad you joined us at Merry Monday this week!