June 24, 2012

Merry Monday #25

I am really starting to "dig" the Merry Monday challenges. Lesley is wonderful at sketching. And don't forget, these are all Christmas cards to get your stash going so you don't sweat it out by December!

Here is this week's sketch:
 
And my card:


I did a little bit of fussy-cutting this week. The center flower was inked and stamped 3 times, once on the 3" round cardstock layer and twice more on a separate piece of Whisper White Cardstock to cut out. The smaller flower was stamped twice:


I water-colored the flowers using the ink from my Primrose Petals Ink pad and a Blender Pen. I then added Dazzling Details to the centers of the flowers. All of the flower layers are popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals. 

Card Supplies:
  • Cardstock: Primrose Petals, Whisper White
  • DSP: In-color Patterns Paper Stack
  • Inks: StazOn Jet Black, Primrose Petals
  • Accessories: 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon
  • Stamps: Everything Eleanor, Teeny Tiny Wishes
  • Tools: Big Shot Machine, 3" Circle Die, 3 1/2" Circle Die, Word Window Punch, Ribbon Punch, Dazzling Details
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7 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card!! Great idea for a unique look for a Christmas card. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  2. Oh my Debbie! Lovin' those gorgeous flowers with the shine on them and the colour of the card! Great idea to use that set for Christmas! Happy you are having fun playing along! Thank you for the sweet comment!
    Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!
    Lesley

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    1. It's been raining here all weekend Lesley. What better things are there to do then stamp huh? Great sketch again!

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  3. We were saying yesterday that this flower would be pretty on Christmas cards, Debbie! I'm glad you showed us how right we were! Glad you joined us at Merry Monday this week!

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    1. Thanks Bonnie. I like to use my stamp sets for different than what they were intended for!

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  4. Beautiful card, the flower and flourish is stunning. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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