Wednesday, November 26, 2014



Happy Wednesday!   I am out of school today!   I had a wee bit of time this morning before I start the cooking process to pop into my crafty space and make a card.  I am playing along with this week's Mojo Monday Sketch, Christmas Card Challenges inspiration photo, and Simon Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge!  I am using the colors from this week's Merry Monday Challenges.



For my tall skinny card I decided to start with some pattern paper.  I have not used many pattern papers lately and I still have a few packs that I have not even opened yet.  Today I used the Carta Bella it's a celebration paper pack.

I started with a few stitch die panels and added Verve's Cut Above On Occasion die cut in black.  I stamped the cool frame from Verve's On Occasion stamp set in MFT Pigment in in Sweet Tooth.  I let it dry a bit then softly sponged the edges.  In the center I stamped Verve's Unto Us stamp set using the same ink.  I stacked two sentiments together for this look.  I think they say it all for this time of the year.   While it is a chalkboard style, I did not smudge a lot on the inside of the frame.  Just around the edges to soften it a bit.   I finished the card with a few sequins from the newly released Verve's Holiday Sequin Mix!  Love!

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Betty I wish we adopted Thanksgiving rather than Halloween here in Australia.................May you have a wonderful day full of Family Fun and Love

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  2. Such a great design, Betty! I love that chalk board image and pops of sequins!! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

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  3. So beautiful Betty! Love the beautiful chalkboard sentiment! The paper is so fun and festive! Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. What a neat stamp and cool matching die Betty. I love your paper choices and sequins.

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  5. Thanks for entering our Christmas Card Challenge this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  6. Love the bold black - very pretty card.

    Thanks so much for sharing at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  7. This is fab! I love the background papers! Linda (GD Merry Monday) xx

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  8. Very pretty Christmas card. Love that chalkboard sentiment. Thanks for joining us at CCC!

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  9. Pretty red and green paper, Betty! And a perfect sentiment! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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  10. What a GORGEOUS card!! Thanks for playing at CCC!!!

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