Sunday, October 27, 2013

PP169: Greetings of the Season

Yippee! Yesterday, I finished making and addressing all my Halloween cards and gifts that I send to my family (and now my son in college) and am now moving onto Christmas themed projects.: )  After teaching Sunday School, picking up trash in the ditches for Youth Group fundraising, and taking my little dog, Riley out for a well deserved walk on this beautiful day...I headed to my stamping room while my 2 children did their homework.  With a coffee in hand (homemade mocha) and Christmas music playing in the background....I found a fun sketch to follow at Paper Players. : )  A stampers life doesn't get much better than that, right???  Here's the sketch:
And here's what I made:
 The Winter Frost Specialty DSP is awesome!  Very trendy, cool colors to work with!
 I stamped the tree in Island Indigo ink onto Smoky Slate card stock and hand cut it out.  When the card was completely assembled, I added glue dots using my Multipurpose Liquid Glue and sprinkled Silver Stampin' Glitter over it.  I used my small Oval punch (retired) to make the cute little bow.  It's hard to see, but I also used the Stylish Stripes Embossing folder on the white piece of card stock.  I love how this folder makes a clean, yet stylish background- hence the name! : ) 
RECIPE:
STAMPS: Christmas Lodge (#123769), Greetings of the Season (#128033)
INK: Island Indigo
PAPER: Smoky Slate, Island Indigo and Whisper White
ACCESSORIES: Winter Frost Specialty DSP, Stylish Stripes embossing folder, Silver 1/8" Ribbon, Silver Stampin' Glitter, 3/8" Brights Glimmer Brads and small Oval punch.
Thanks for stopping by!  Happy stamping!

11 comments:

  1. Wow Annette! that is GORGEOUS!!

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  2. Very pretty card! I love all the wonderful details.

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  3. Wow, I saw your entry on the Paper Players and had to come see it. It's BEAUTIFUL! I absolutely love the colors and the little bow above the banners. Very creative!

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  4. Gorgeous! What a striking card...beautiful all around! Thanks for playing with the Players this week!

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  5. Beautiful card. Love the cute bow.

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  6. Annemtte...WOW!! Seriously! What a gorgeous holiday card! I love the bow and the decorated tree. Just beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

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  7. Oops, I was so excited, I was typing your name too quickly.Eeek, sorry Annette! Hugs! ;)

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  8. Love it. The tree was the perfect element in the corner and perfectly highlights the DSP. So glad you joined the Paper Players this week
    Jaydee

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  9. Annette, this is so gorgeous! LOVE IT! So many sweet details- the bow, the glimmer brads the tree and the banners. Did I cover everything? oh, and that Stripes EF- wonderful!

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  10. I love your card Annette - the fussy cut tree is perfect. A worthy winner over at The Paper Players this week - congratulations!

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  11. Congrats on your pick at The Paper Players!

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