Thursday, October 31, 2013

Festive Flurry CCMC275

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary challenge! This week's sketch challenge is a perfect way to use up some paper scraps - or create some - whichever you prefer. :)

For my card, I chose to go with a Christmas card.
Yes, I did use some paper scraps but I also used some Washi Tape and stamped card stock. Because I wanted the banners to be consistent I first layered the Washi Tape on card stock and then trimmed it. That way I could position it the way I wanted it without fear of waste. This is also a great way to use Washi Tape when layering on dark card stock or patterned paper. 

My embellishment is a combination of a punched piece of Silver Glimmer paper, a die cut snowflake from the new Festive Flurry stamp set and one of the beautiful Frosted Finishes embellishments found in the Holiday catalog. This card is definitely an extra postage kind of card but so worth it!

All supplies are Stampin' Up!

Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Festive Flurry, Sweet Essentials
Paper: Season of Style dsp. Silver Glimmer paper
Card Stock: Whisper White, Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler
Ink: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Season of Style Washi Tape, Frosted Finish Embellishment, Cherry Cobbler Grosgrain Ribbon, Silver Ribbon, Scallop Circle punch, Big Shot, Festive Flurry Framelits

I really enjoyed this sketch and I hope you do too! Be sure to check out what the other design team members create at Create with Connie and Mary Challenge Blog. And make our day - give the sketch a try and link up your creation!

5 comments:

Deb said...

What a fun and festive card! Love all the bits of shine and sparkle!

Lisa Martz said...

Love the red and green traditional holiday colors here! Love the sparkle in the snowflake...really fun card!

Penny Hanuszak said...

Lisa what a fun seasonal card you've made for this week's challenge. Thanks for your info on layering up the WASHI tape, most helpful. TFS!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Love the snowflake done with red and green! So festive!

Connie said...

So pretty with the traditional colors and snowflake! Gorgeous! Great job with the sketch this week!

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