Sunday, June 3, 2012

Sweet Sunday Holiday Cheer

It's time for this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge, SSSC160.

It's doesn't take long to fall behind on making one Christmas card per week, but I'm jumping right back on the wagon with today's card. This is card #18 for Project Christmas 2012, and it's a nice flat one for easy mailing!


I used the Christmas Ornaments stamps and Die-namics set from My Favorite Things and paired it with patterned papers from the October Afternoon Holiday Style paper pad.

I used Bubblegum and Sour Apple card stocks for the ornaments then stamped the snowflakes on each with Memento Lady Bug and Memento Cottage Ivy inks respectively. Then I covered them completely with glitter for a gorgeous sparkly look! I used the new Traditional Tags STAX Die-namics to cut out the cream tag and the Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics were perfect for creating the striped layer. I finished the card with a snowflake cut out of Berrylicious card stock using the Let It Snowflake Die-namics.

I hope you'll play along and link your creation on Karen' blog. Now it's time to hop around to see what the rest of the Sweet Sunday Stampers created.
Dana White
Jen Tapler
Lynn Put
Sarah-Jane Kalé
Tracy Clemente <-----superstar guest designer
Vicki Burdick
and Karen Giron

Here are the Die-namics I used:


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Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

15 comments:

Dawn Easton said...

Gorgeous holiday card! LOVE the sparkle!!! So pretty!

zehra said...

Beautiful card

Vicki B. said...

just gorgeous Karen!!! Love the blingy ornaments!

Wendy said...

Xmas!!! You suck...but so smart!! LOL

Leslie said...

Lovely, sparkly and festive!!

Queen Mary said...

Karen, what a cute card! I love how you used the dienamics -- especially the fishtail/flag ones!

Michele Boyer said...

SO pretty! I love your stitching and sparkles!

Karen Giron said...

GEEEEorgeous!! I'm not sure what that was, I am distracted by the fabulous sparkle on your ornaments! LOVE this card and the little snowflake is perfection!

Mary-Anne V said...

Wonderful Christmas card... good for you to start early.

Jill Norwood said...

Glorious Christmas card! I think I am going to start making some too! I never have enough time to in December so it makes sense to start early! Thanks for the idea!

Lynn Put said...

Oooo pretty! I love these glittery ornaments! I like how you used the tag for your images and your fun Christmas papers too!

Jenni said...

beautious!! :) love the sparkle!! and way tog o on adding to stash!! I too, have fallen off the wagon, but hope to get back on soon!!! ;)

jennik

Gabby said...

Pretty Xmas card! Like your use of the sketch, your colors and the sparkles. :)

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

SO beautiful! LOVE the colors and sparkle on this!!

Shannon White said...

Soo Pretty Pretty Karen! Love your Fabulous sparkly ornaments! Your holiday cards are so Wonderful! I've been loving all of them! So jealous, 'cause I know by the time the Holidays arrive I will be scrambling and you will be all done with yours, lol 8-)

Big Hugs
Shannon