Friday, November 14, 2008

Flourishes Friday!!!!

This week I realized that I need to get busy with some Christmas cards. Today I decided to do a Winter Wonderland card using my Flourishes, LLC Sleigh Ride stamp set. I love this very regal and elegant deer. I used some My Mind's Eye dp which is very glittery and sparkly in real life. I combined chocolate chip and Prism papers frosted teal. Love the warm icy effect this combo has. I layered two different papers of the dp. I cut out many oval layers, and I softly sponged the center oval using a reverse mask with some close to cocoa and Adirondack pool inks to give a little depth and warmth along with a wintry effect to the center oval. I stamped the deer in black staz on directly onto the oval, but also stamped him on Strathmore water coloring paper, colored him, cut him out, and adhered it over the initial stamped image for some depth. I stamped the sentiment in red riding hood. I finished it off with some MS layered snowflakes with dew drop centers and some red and silver cording and two little red gems. What do you think?

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Card Deets STAMPS Flourishes Sleigh Ride
INK black staz on, chocolate chip, close to cocoa, adirondack pool, red riding hood PAPER chocolate chip, Prism frosted teal, My Mind's Eye dp, Strathmore watercolor paper ACCESSORIES Nesties, MS Punch, cording, gems, dew drops




  1. Betty this is so very pretty!! I love that reindeer and I love all the embellies you used!

  2. Hi Betty, your card is gorgeous, I love that paper, I just purchased it last week.

  3. Absolutely GORGEOUS, Betty! Love the rich colors and your awesome layout! Fabulous, as always!

  4. OMG!!!!! betty this is just beautiful!!!!!!!love the nesties framne!!!!!!tfs:)

  5. Really pretty card!! Awesome layout and colors!


    I am SO excited about the news we got today at ODBD~!!!!!!

  6. Wow! this is stunning - what an awesome color combo and love that sparkly paper!!
    hugs, Jami

  7. OH, my, Betty, this is soooo FABULOUS!!!! I love the deer image and what a gorgeous design....sooo many beautiful details to take in!!! Such a elegant Christmas card!!!

  8. A gorgeous design and totally wonderful card with this elegant prancing reindeer! Ooooooh, I LOVE it!


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