Tuesday, November 15, 2011


Happy Tuesday!  I am hosting the SCS Color Combo Challenge(CC349) this week. This week's trio of  colors are Lucky Limeade, Baja Breeze, and Calypso Coral.   Check out the link to find out how to play along and what this week's dessert option is!   I am using the sketch from Viva La Verve's November Week 1.  Amy is the host!  Great sketch, Amy!  I am also playing along with Verve's Get Your Diva On!  This month is Celebrate the Season!  Check out the links to find out how to win some Verve!
For my card I am using Verve's Ornamental Christmas set.  The newly released Bright Spirits, and Glad Tiding stamp sets.  I used the new Cut Above Snowflake Tidings dies.  Love these!  I stamped the ornament with versamark directly to the panels and embossed in gold.  I die cut a center circle using Spellbinder's circles.  I then stamped the sentiment from Bright Spirits and gold embossed as well.  I stamped two of the snowflakes from Glad Tidings in Ranger stormy sky and PTI berry sorbet.  I die cut and added glitter.  Finished with a few gold pearls, some stitching, ink distressing, and a double looped gold memory thread bow. I love the not so tradional colors on this for Christmas!  Totally fun, huh?

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty

Supplies 
Stamps: Verve Ornamental Christmas, Glad Tidings, Bright Spirits
Paper:  The Paper Company Kraft cardstock, PTI True Black, MME assorted dp, Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock
Ink:  PTI chamomille, chai, berry sorbet, Ranger stormy sky, versamark
Accessories:  Spellbinders circles, Verve Cut Above Snowflakes Tidings die, sewing machine, foam squares, glue dots, dimensionals, Quickie glue pen, Recollections and Stampendous glitter, gold embossing powder,  Recollections gold pearls, metallic gold Memory Thread


Playing along with a few blog challenges!  
2 Sisters Anything Goes, Do You Stack Up? Inspiration Picture* Song (Ring the Bells)Southern Girls Inspired by a SongChristmas Stampin' All Year Long must be Christmas (use a stamp that has never seen ink) Fabulous Friday  embossing Floweret Christmas, Inspire Me Fridays  always anything goes, Mami DoodlesChristmas, Totally Papercrafts Victorian, Wags 'n Whiskers Christmas, CCEE Stampers 3 Different Shapes on Your Card (rectangle,circle, snowflake shape) Crimbo Crackers  Christmas  Make It Sparkle, Paper Crafting Journey Embossing, Incy Wincy DesignsTic Tac Toe (3 dp, Christmas sentiment, stitching)
                                 
                               




18 comments:

  1. I love what you did with the color challenge today,Betty. This is such a pretty color combo for this holiday card. I love the popped up snowflakes and the gold cording. So lovely!

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  2. Beautiful colors and details that are beautifully blended. Thanks for joining us this week at Totally PaperCrafts Victorian Challenge. **Linda

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  3. Absolutely beautiful vintage holiday card Betty! Love it!

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  4. This is simply gorgeous! I absolutely love it! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up and good luck.

    -Wenche

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  5. Gorgeous Card!!!!Thanks for joining us this week a Frosted Designs.

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  6. This card is absolutely gorgeous!! Love the colors you chose, and you rocked that sketch!!

    Thanks so much for playing along with Frosted Designs!! :)

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  7. This card is stunning!! I love all of the layers and the stitching!! So glad you shared it with us at Frosted Designs this week!

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  8. Oh my Betty ~ This is stunning! I love that gold ribbon and your curling adds just the right touch. As always the glitter makes for one happy Christmas card! TFS!!

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  9. Betty, this is beautiful! I love the gold ribbon and gorgeous shimmer. ;)

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  10. Love this! Do like the wire! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

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  11. Gorgeous colors and layers! Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

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  12. Gorgeous, Betty! Love the LO, the gold accents, and the sparkly snowflakes! Thanks so much for joining us, this week, at DYSU!

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  13. Love what you've done with this sketch Betty!! Your sparkly flakes are so fun, and I love your gold cording!! Thanks for joining our CCEE Challenge this week!! :)

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  14. love the colors on this christmas card Betty-non-traditional but beautiful for sure-great interpretation on the sketch

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous! Many thanks for taking part in the Mami Doodles challenge.

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  16. A special card work you did with marvelous theme. Your envelopes are pretty and the most attractive work of your card is the embossing on the edges.

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  17. Very pretty card!

    Thank you for joining us over at The Paper Crafting Journey!

    Hugs,
    Wendy

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