Friday, November 29, 2013

Gumball Wreath, CRD270 & DS128


Greetings! I hope you all enjoyed a very nice Thanksgiving yesterday. I had a houseful, and still do! Today I will start decorating for Christmas, as well as make a few of my famous Turkey Pot Pies. For those of you that are in the mood to shop, don't forget that Stampin' Up is having a holiday sale!

I decided that my Wonderful Wreath stamp hasn't seen quite enough action so I thought I would take it out to play today and create this card for two challenges.


I love this awesome color combo from Color Throwdown for a holiday card! I had to play along!


I knew I wanted to use a bird on my wreath, and went in search of a sketch that would work. The Deconstructed Sketch was absolutely perfect!


I added lots of shine and sparkly embellishments to this card. The greeting was heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder. The base of the bird is Silver Foil. A Silver Glimmer Brad and Glimmer Paper add sparkle, and there's even a snippet of Silver Ribbon.


Stampin' Up Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Wonderful Wreath, More Merry Messages
Card Stock: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Gumball Green
Designer Series Paper: 2012-2014 In Color Stack
Ink Pads: Gumball Green, Versamark
Tools: Big Shot, Pretty Print Embossing Folder, Two Step Bird Punch, Heat Tool
Accessories: Silver Embossing Powder, Silver Foil Sheets, Silver Glimmer Paper, Silver 1/8" Ribbon, Whisper White Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Gumball Green Stitched Satin Ribbon, Basics Glimmer Brads

Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome day!




6 comments:

  1. Beautiful!! I love that wreath and the embossed script background is perfect behind it!! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown!!

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  2. This is beautiful, Sandy! What a perfect image to use with this sketch!

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  3. Very pretty... thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

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  4. Oh, Sandy! I love this! A gorgeous use of the CTD colors, love the wreath, the bird, the embossing...fabulous!

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  5. Love it!! The wreath is fabulous and the shiny bird!! Fabulous use of the colors!! Thanks for joining us at CTD!!

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  6. Sandy, this is gorgeous!! Love how you balanced the throwdown colors in this card and am happy that you were able to play along this week!

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