Saturday, October 16, 2010

~ 411 Challenge 173 ~

What a fun week of card making ~ Christmas music playing in my studio ~ and on Thursday I had two girlfriends come over for the Christmas Stack and then continued today with more girlfriends sharing, creating and just having a wonderful time together. I love what I do and sharing it is the absolute bonus for me.  
I saw this 411 Challenge and I knew I needed to play along ~ I'm still in the Christmas theme and enjoying Christmas in October! So here is my creation ~ it is a little challenging to see in the photo, but I'm pleased with the outcome ~




I embossed Whisper White CS with the Northern Flurry Impression Folder, found in the Holiday Mini (love this folder, it's is a definite 'have to have' in my studio) ~ I then used a sponge dauber and Frost White Shimmer Paint on the embossed flurries.


The tree from 'Wondrous Gift' and the decor from 'Delightful Decorations' were heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder ~ I liked how this was coming together. 


I really had a hard time getting the angle correct when taking this photo ~ the sentiment is also from the Wondrous Gift stamp set and heat embossed ~ the border punch used is non SU and it goes so well with the decors of Delightful Decorations ~ love it!


  • Stamps:  Delightful Decorations, Wondrous Gift
  • Paper:  Whisper White, Basic Black 
  • Ink:   Versa Mark
  • Acc:  Silver Embossing Powder, Silver Rhinestone Brad, Northern Flurry Embossing Folder, Silver Ribbon & Border Punch (non-SU)
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Thank you so much for stopping by ~ have a blessed day today ~ 

8 comments:

  1. I really miss this set. I love what you have done with it. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Very very pretty card. Love all that sparkle.

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  3. Love this silvery shimmery Christmas card. That is gorgeous ribbon. I would love to see this IRL.
    What fun checking in on your blog regularly to see what is new my friend.

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  4. This brings back memories of a silver tree my grandma used to have, thank you! The punched border is really cool too!

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  5. Oh so beautiful! I love the silver embossing!

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  6. Oooohhh!! So pretty! Love the silver embossing with that tree!

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  7. I bet this really shimmers in real life! Beautiful embossing!

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  8. Very pretty!! Love all the silver!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week!!

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