Monday, February 14, 2011

Be still...

my shabby heart!  Have you seen this week's challenge at the Play Date Cafe?  The colors, the inspiration photos and the DT samples are pulling at my shabby heart strings.  Just lovely...  Here is my quick creation for their challenge this week.  I made it with a new stamp set I received from my World Card Making Day win - all the winners are published in this month's Paper Crafts Magazine, did you git it yet?  I've got mine!

Joyeux Noel
Cardstock: (Very Vanilla) SU!

Patterned paper: (New Arrival – polkadot, doily) Peeples
Stamps… clear: (Joyeux Noel) Pink Paisley
Ink: (Soft Suede, Blush Blossom) SU!; Versamark; (tea ink) Tim Holtz Distress ink
Embossing powder: (Silver PEarl) Ranger
Accent: (glassline envelope) PTI
Fibers: (Hemp twine)
Tool: (zig zag cutter) Purple Cow; Distress tool

Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

1. Cut card from Vanilla cardstock and distress with tea ink
2. Using Zigzag cutter to trim polkadot paper 4”x5.25”. Cut doily paper 3.75’x5” and distress the edges. Adhere to polkadot paper. Stamp sentiment along bottom edge.
3. Stamp tree image with Versamark on glassline envelope and heat emboss with Silver Pearl EP.
4. Stamp stars and postage mark on glassline envelope. Adhere to patterned paper.
5. Tie hemp twine around panels and adhere to card.


Colleen Dietrich said...

What a pretty Christmas card! Hey, if you need my address, just ask! ;) Thanks for playing with us at the Play Date CAfe.

Andrea Ewen said...

Love the use of that glassine bag! What a wonderful project, so beautifully designed! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Play Date Cafe!