Monday, January 30, 2012

Embossed Christmas Stocking

Hello all! So, am I still playing catch up on my 2011 Christmas Cards or am I getting prepared for 2012? I'll let you decide. :o) I had to hurry to get linked in with the i{heart}sketches challenge. I enjoyed playing along last year but didn't get a creation done each month. This year I hope to make the cut!

Sketch Inspiration ~ i{heart}sketches ~ January 2012

Inspiration
My Creation
I wanted to share a way to take your cards up a notch (bling always makes things better - right?) The original card on the left is already nice. Lots of layers, embossing, and a spot of bling. I wanted to amp things up a bit so I dug into my Stickles supply and embellished the embossed snowflake design and glittered up portions of the stamped stocking.

Image Detail
Ins and Outs ~ Enbossed Christmas Stocking
Stamps: Stamping Up Stitched Stockings
Paper: Stamping Up (Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green,  Frostwood Lodge DP)
Ink: Stamping Up (Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, White Craft)
Accessories: Stamping Up (Snowburst Embossing Folder; Punches: Corner Rounder, Scallop Border, 2½” Circle, Stocking Builder; Rhinestone)

8 comments:

  1. Wow lovely project and beautiful colours
    Thanks for joining us at Robyn Fetish challenge this week
    Kym DT

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  2. such a gorgeous card!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    Debxx

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  3. This is a beautiful card. The embossed background is awesome. The plaid paper is so cute to go along with the stocking. Thanks for joining us this week at Robyn's Fetish. Good luck and hope to see you back next week.
    Hugz,
    Christine Dt at Robyn's Fetish

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  4. Thankyou so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog with this gorgeous creation. I hope you can join in with our Animal Antics challenge this week. xxx

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  5. I love all of the glitter you have added - beautiful!
    Thanks for joining Christmas Card Challenges Week #9

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  6. Great card! I need to do something with that punch myself. Thanks for joining us at CCC this week.

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  7. Fabulous card and embossing! I love the sparkle! Thanks for playing with us at CCC!

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  8. Great card. Love the embossing and the papers.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

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