October 8, 2011

CCMC Holiday Edition Saturday Challenge-Week 3

Hmmmm............the challenge for today for Create with Connie & Mary subscribers: A "Cool Christmas Card-that one of a kind for someone special". I think this will qualify:


Do you like? I again created a 2-piece set for our Saturday Challenge.

The card:

The "Gently Falling" Stamp Set is a 2-step stamp set. First I stamped the background colors for my leaves: Baja Breeze, Cherry Cobbler and Soft Suede. I then stamped again with the outline part of the stamp, with VersaMark Ink and sprinkled with Pewter Embossing Powder. I just LOVE this new embossing powder. It is definitely my favorite! I then set with my Heat Tool. Add a Pearl Jewel to the center of each leaf.

I also used a Sponge Dauber and sponged VersaMark ink on the edges of my panel. I first embosssed the Whisper White Panel with the Snow Burst Textured Impressions Folder. Then, dip the edges in the Pewter Embossing Powder and set with the Heat Tool. Hand-cut all the leaves and plop them on your card with Stampin' Dimensionals:



What about this cute little matching goodie box? Super cute and made with the same supplies that I used on the card:


Instead of leaves I used acorns for the front. The box is from the Box #2 Die and my BigShot Machine:


Supplies for both projects:
  • Cardstock: Whisper White
  • Inks: VersaMark, Baja Breeze, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler
  • Tools: BigShot Machine, Box #2 Die, Snow Burst Textured Impressions Folder, Modern Label Punch, Decorative Label Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Pewter Embossing Powder, Heat Tool
  • Stamp Sets: Gently Falling, Forest Festivities
  • Accessories: Pearl Jewels, Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon
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4 comments:

  1. What a SPECIAL Christmas Card...love the use of the leaf set for it! Great embossing details!

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  2. How creative you are! Embossing the edges!! Such a beautiful set and I love the seam binding bows with the pearls!!

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  3. Love your card and box...both are fabulous - thank you for sharing! I have the new Peweter emnbossing powder and now am anxious to use it after your inspiring use.

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  4. This is stunning - I love the Christmas twist on the traditional use of the Gently Falling set. This is just fabulous, Debbie!

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