Hello peeps and happy Friday to you all! I love Friday, it’s such a great day! I have lots to get accomplished this weekend and I’m hosting card class this monday so I have to come up with some neat projects over the weekend and bring some semblance of order to my house! Like I said, lots to do!
Today’s post is for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge. This week the ladies have given us a color challenge…
Like I said the other day I’m really into the non-tradiotional holiday colors. I am determined to use all kind of unusual combinations this year. The base of my card is Basic Black Card Stock. I used the Holiday Frame Textured Impressions Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Sahara Sand Card Stock. I adhered it to the card base with some SNAIL. The middle group starts with a piece of Real Red that I cut out with the Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies. I used the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack and my Paper-Piercing Tool around the edge. The center stamped images are from the Joyous Celebrations Stamp Set and are stamped in Real Red and Basic Black. I punched the frame out with the Extra Large Oval Punch and adhered it and the window to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. A piece of retired Basic Black 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon is adhered under the window with some Sticky Strip. The greeting is from the Greetings of the Season Stamp Set and is also stamped in Real Red. I used the Itty Bitty Punch Pack to make the ticket corners on both the Whisper White and Real Red and then mounted it to the card with some more Stampin’ Dimensionals. I love the color combination and the new Holiday Frame Textured Impressions Embossing folder paired with the Joyous Celebrations Stamp Set makes Holiday cards simple and elegant! I hope that you enjoyed this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge card. Have an awesome day! 🙂
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Card Stock: Whisper White, Real Red, Sahara Sand and Basic Black
Ink: Real Red and Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp Sets: Joyous Celebrations and Greetings of the Season Clear Mount
Embellishments: Basic Black 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired)
Tools: Big Shot, Holiday Frame Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Extra Large Oval Punch, Festive Paper-Piercing Pack, Paper-Piercing Tool, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
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