Sunday, December 13, 2015

Holiday Pine Branches, PP275


Greetings! Today is a special challenge at The Paper Players as it is the last one of the year. This challenge will end on December 18, and then we will be taking a little break for the holidays, returning on January 3. Lovely LeAnne is our hostess and she has an awesome color challenge for us! 


As we are inching closer and closer to Christmas my cards are getting simpler and simpler! That's fine for me, they are easier to make in multiples and this one is nice and flat and mailable, too. I've inked up my Holiday Pine Branches stamp set for the first time and I must say I love it! I stamped my Mossy Meadow ink full strength on some branches and second generation on others for a bit of variation. I added a few gold stars; I hope LeAnne doesn't mind! 


Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Holiday Pine Branches (Hero Arts), Hand Lettered Holiday (W plus 9)
Card Stock: Very Vanilla (SU)
Ink Pads: Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler (SU), Brilliance Galaxy Gold (Tsukineko)
Tools: Big Shot, Hand Lettered Holiday Dies (W plus 9)

Thanks for visiting! Please visit the rest of the Design Team at The Paper Players, and we hope you'll play along, too! 


12 comments:

  1. Love this. I'm also going for simple designs to get my last Christmas cards done in time and your card fits the bill perfectly. Maybe I can use your card as a starting point to create a few mor...

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  2. Sandy this card is amazing! I had to come on over from TPP to let you know! Merry Christmas!

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  3. Awesome stamping!This is just gorgeous....I love the sentiment in the middle. Have a Merry Christmas Sandy!

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  4. Sandy, this is just gorgeous!!! I love the layout! The sentiment placement is so fun! You made these colors shine! XX

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  5. sometimes simple is better! more gorgeous - more amazing. My mouth dropped open when I saw this card, sandy. I absolutely love it. Thank you for your kindness and encouragement friendship over the past six months as I had the honor of serving as a guest designer with you and the others. I am sure going to miss it. Merry Christmas!

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  6. You already know I LOVE this card...and the little gold stars make it even better! That diecut "merry" is just beautiful, too...I could just sit and look at this all day long!

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  7. This card is lovely. I can't believe you are calling it easy. I love the design you formed, looks like DSP, only better because you were able to stamp both up and down. Love the whole thing.
    :) (Nancy Farrell)

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  8. I agree with everyone else, Sandy, this card is fabulous! I love the way you've stamped those gorgeous boughs surrounding the sentiment in the middle. A fabulous layout and great stamping proving simple can be elegant too! Merry Christmas to you, my friend!

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  9. Oh, this is so pretty! Love the clean design, beautifully stamped and perfectly layered. Fabulous!!

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  10. This is incredible Sandy!! It's delicate and wispy, love it!! I've had a wonderful time guesting with you fabulous ladies!! I'll see you next year in the challenge gallery!!

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  11. Your post made me chuckle - my cards are getting more and more CAS too as the holiday season approaches! This card is just lovely Sandy - I love the stamping and layout with the sentiment front and centre. The gold stars are a neat addition too. My kind of card!

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  12. This is so pretty. I like the card design and the clean look you achieved.

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