Sunday, October 30, 2016

Poinsettia Greetings, PP319


Hi friends! My sweet and talented friend LeAnne is hostess this week at The Paper Players, and she has a fun holiday themed Tic-Tac-Toe board for us to play along with. I was very excited when I saw it because I'm looking forward to getting started on some holiday cards. I went across the top row: Red, Glitter and Snowflakes. 


Recently at the Mama Elephant show I purchased this Poinsettia stamp set and matching dies, and have anxiously been waiting for an opportunity to ink them up. Now that I have, I love them. But what did I expect, they are Christmas themed and a floral at the same time. My red element is obvi the poinsettias, the glitter is in my glitter paper, and the snowflakes though subtle are in the patterned paper. I really like the way this card came out, perhaps too much to give away! Do any of you have a stash of cards you won't part with? Ask LeAnne, I have a lot :)


Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Poinsettia, Jingle Greetings (Mama Elephant)
Card Stock: Solar White (Neenah), Crumb Cake, Real Red (Stampin' Up)
Patterned Paper: Glistening (Authentique)
Ink Pads: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Markers: Copic
Tools: Big Shot, Poinsettia Dies (Mama Elephant)
Accessories: Gold Glimmer Paper (Stampin' Up), Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

So glad you stopped by today! I'd love it if you left a comment, then please check out the creations by the rest of our Design Team at The Paper Players. We'd love for you to play along, too! 

Inky hugs :)

10 comments:

  1. Beautifully colored blooms!Love that glitter panel at the side, such a well designed card. I have the same issue as you..I have tons of cards I keep,too. Sometimes I will make 2... one for me and one to give..LOL!

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  2. Gorgeous with a capital G Sandy - those flowers are a real wow and looked great paired with the subtle snowflake paper and added strip of glimmer. I too loved my card this week I don't think I can send it to anyone but me - so glad I'm not the only one with this problem :-)

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  3. Oh I love the background snowflake paper--it adds so much dimension and interest. These poinsettias are gorgeous and your coloring is beautiful. The glitter just makes it even bettah, darling! Gorgeous!

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  4. LOL!!! I just went through all my cards and I have a lot too! Hopefully I can sell some at a craft show! Anyway, this is just delightful! I think this is such a pretty poinsettia and I love the snowflake background you chose! Just divine!

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  5. Gorgeous card. Love the pretty poinsettias. Yes, I have a lot of cards that it is hard to part with, but eventually I do, or make duplicates. :)

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  6. Sandy, this is really beautiful. I love the gold glitter paper added down the side too, it really makes the poinsettia's pop!

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  7. This is gorgeous, Sandy! I love this poinsettia set! Your coloring is fabulous! The glimmer and background paper make your flowers pop! XX

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  8. Sandy, I love the touch of glitter paper - I never remember to do that - but it is perfect with the Poinsettia. You colored those beautifully, too. beautiful card.
    hugs
    jaydee

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  9. So, so, so Pretty, Sandy! The glimmer paper under the focal image combined with the sequin is yummy. And, so is the coloring on these pretty flowers.

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