Thursday, September 3, 2015

Bow and Holly, MM170 & SSC108


Hello there, friends! Is everyone getting ready for the long weekend? I hope you all enjoy a little time off. The weather is still glorious here in NY and I intend to enjoy it as long as it lasts. In contrast to the weather, I'm adding to my stash of Christmas cards today with a card for two challenges. 


I was thrilled when I saw the Holly challenge at Merry Monday, because I had a brand new stamp set called Bow and Holly from Technique Tuesday waiting to be inked up. I combined it with the perfectly simple sketch from Sunday Stamps.


I stamped my main image in Memento ink and colored with Copics, adding a little shadow of gray around everything. I wanted to add a bit of gold glitz, which I did with some gold foil, an embossed sentiment, and a few sequins.

Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Bow and Holly (Technique Tuesday)
Card Stock: Whisper White, Riding Hood Red (SU)
Patterned Paper: Country Living Holiday Collection (SU)
Ink Pads: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Versamark
Markers: Copic
Tools: Heat Tool
Accessories: Gold Foil Paper and Gold Embossing Powder (SU), Celebration Sequins (Simon Says Stamp)

Have a great weekend, everyone! I'll see you on Sunday when I'm hostess for a new challenge from The Paper Players!

15 comments:

  1. What a lovely Christmas card, Sandy! Excellent coloring and love the gold embossed words and the pop of sequins. Perfect! Thanks for joining Sunday Stamps!

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  2. Hi Sandy! What a beautiful Christmas card,love the simple bow on the holly. Hope you enjoy the long weekend.

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  3. I love all the touches of gold on your card.

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  4. Gorgeous holly-ful creation, Sandy! Especially with the gold sentiment!

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  5. Hello Sandy: Love this beautiful card, perfectly colored, the touch of gold with the embossed sentiment and the sequences is so elegant.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.

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  6. A perfectly CAS card - I love the image and you colored it beautifully.

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  7. Sandy, this is just gorgeous! I love the holly stamp! The gold sentiment and sequins look fabulous! Such a lovely CAS card! Thank you for joining us at Sunday Stamps! XX

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  8. Looks like great minds think alike. Check out my card but yours is so much more alive and vibrant. Just beautiful.

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  9. What a gorgeous take on our sketch challenge! I love everything about this card...especially your beautiful colouring. Thanks for playing along at Sunday Stamps!

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  10. Perfect stamp for the challenge. Awesome coloring, the holly looks so pretty!

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  11. Perfect stamp for the challenge. Awesome coloring, the holly looks so pretty!

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  12. Beautiful Christmas card, you used the sketch beautifully!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!

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  13. So pretty, Sandy! Love your perfectly colored holly and the gold embossed sentiment! Great Christmas card! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

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  14. Beautiful image and so beautifully colored, Sandy! Gorgeous card. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

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