Tuesday, September 27, 2011




Happy Tuesday!  I am hosting the SCS Color Combo Challenge(CC342) this week and we are having a Cherry Expresso Party!  Check out the link to find out how to play along and to find out about the fabulous dessert option! 

I am sneak peeking a couple new sets to be released on the 1st by ODBD called Christmas Tree Collage and Christmas Door!  I pretty much stamped the whole image in Ranger Walnut Stain and highlight colored with glitter!    I have started doing some accent coloring with glitter. It is fun and so easy to use with the quickie glue pen! The tree is actually covered in a kaleidescope Recollections tinsel glitter and looks really sparkly and textural.   The tinsel glitter captures different light colors.   The ornaments are glittered colored in some Recollections Bell and Icicle colors. The frame and flourishes are glittered colored in  Recollections silver. SO MUCH GLITTER!



 Here is a close up of the dimension and loads of sparkle.  I just love this new Christmas Tree Collage image for making some quick cards with lots of impact!  I topped this card off with a wonderful sentiment from the Christmas Door set.  I used one of the tags in the Spellbinder's Tag Trio Three.  If you are looking for flatter cards for cheaper mailing, the sentiment can be stamped inside.  I dusted off my crimper for some added background texture.  I added a few layers and popped up the collage panel, but those extras can be eliminated for easier mailing as well.  I finished with a seam binding bow and silver metallic bow with curly ques and silver pearl!  Try as I might, I am not sure I can personally eliminate the bow! LOL!  

While I may not always list the Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, and Scotch ATG adhesive, these are part of my cardmaking and are as basic as cardstock and ink for creating finished cards.




As always thanks so much for stopping by!

 I am playing along with a few blog challenges!    
ODBD Shining the Light Challenge(ODBDSLC78) Scriptures, Quotes, or Song!  I went with a song!  Silent Night!    ODBD Stamping In Time Challenge(SNTODBD44)!  We are distressing!  I ink distressed the sentiment die cut!     Fussy and Fancy try new technique (playing around with glitter coloring)  Paper Shelter Challenge Anything goes Anything Goes Challenge Anything Goes  Inspire Me Fridays  always anything goes  Stamp with Fun Anything Goes   Crafty Ribbons Anything Goes  Southern Girls Anything Goes   Digistamps 4 Joy Anything Goes   Simon Says Stamp dies or punches   House of Gilli Embossing (crimper and label) Ooh La La Creations Punches/Dies  




Supplies
Stamps ODBD
Paper SU early expresso, cherry cobbler, pool party, Flourishes Classic Ivory
Ink Ranger Walnut Stain, PTI chamomille
Accessories Spellbinders Tag Trio Three, crimper, Recollections tinsel glitter and fine glitter, foam circles, quickie glue pen, seam binding, silver memory thread, silver pearl

25 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card.Thanks for sharing this with us at OLL.xxx

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  2. What a beautiful Christmas card Betty, I love your glitter colouring and that gorgeous bow!
    Thanks for entering Fussy and Fancy's Try a new Technique challenge and good luck!
    Love Nicola xxx

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  3. WOW Betty! What a gorgeous card! That tree is stunning!

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  4. Fabulous card love the colours, thanks for joining us at TPS this week.
    Hugs Debs

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  5. I love your card! It's classic and really stunning! Thanks for playing with us over at TPS this week.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  6. Gorgeous card, Betty!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  7. Gorgeous Betty!! I just love how you used that background. I have been having using it this week too. The colors, the placement, and the bow are perfect.
    Thanks for supporting the Shining the Light challenge this week!! I really appreciate it!!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  8. A really rich and elegant card. Trace x

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  9. Beautiful!!!!

    Take care and STAY POSTIIVE!

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  10. Wow that is really pretty. It almost doesn't look real.

    I am following you on GFC from the Midweek Blog Hop.

    It would be great if you could follow back at http://savingmoneycanbefun.blogspot.com/

    Thanks
    Denise

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  11. New follower from the Midweek Blog Hop! Wow your paper crafts are AMAZING all i can do with paper is make a plane. And those are big sellers. =)

    www.thehotgluehangover.com

    - Natalie

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  13. Wow What a beauty this is. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons for our challenge and good luck. luv gina xx

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  14. What a gorgeous Christmas card! Love the new designs!

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  15. Gorgeous. You are so creative. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Oh my word Betty!! This is so gorgeous!! Love the tree image and your sentiment is so elegant! :)

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  17. Oh My Betty ~ This is stunningly beautiful! I love all of the glitter you used...and the tree image itself is a classic! Sorry I haven't been around lately...TFS!!!

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  18. This is just stunning Betty! I love the glitter highlights!

    Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La this week! :)
    Lizy DT x

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  19. What great ideas! I LOVE card making - but have been out of it for a little while. You've inspired me to start again soon!

    New follower - scrapproject365.blogspot.com

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  20. Oh WOW, this is absolutely fabulous. Just love your card. Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Anything Goes, hugs Sharon

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  21. Fabulous card! =)
    Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4joy!
    Hugs, Elenor

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  22. Beautiful card, love the collage,
    Sandy

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  23. Oh-my-gosh!! So awesome!!! Gorgeous, as always!

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  24. Fabulous card! =) Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4joy! Hugs, Elenor

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