November 18, 2013

Happy Holiday Stocking

Just a quick post so I can link up to two challenges.  CAS-ual Fridays and Curtain Call have teamed up for this weeks challenge.  There's an inspiration photo that could inspire just about anyone, I think.


Isn't that a lovely scene?  I instantly latched onto the stockings and some of the colours for my card.  I got to use some new stamps too!  Michaels had a great deal on their $1.50 stamps.  9 for $5.94.  That's $0.66 each!  Couldn't pass it up.  Got some great Christmas images that I'm sure will be showing up here soon.  :-). Anyway, here's my card...


The stocking and sentiment are the Michaels stamps.  I stamped the stocking in Aqua (Color Box) on kraft paper (this muted the colour somewhat which I wanted) and embossed in clear (Stampendous).  I used a white gel pen to whiten the snowflake and lines.  I fussy cut it out and added some glitter snow (Aleene's).  On a kraft panel I stamped the sentiment and embossed in white (Stampendous).  I layered the panel on some medium aqua paper then on a white card base.  I added the stocking with foam dots and then added a wire candy cane and candy embellishment to look like it was coming out of the stocking.  I am quite pleased with the results.  :-)

**adding this to Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra**

Hmmm, was that a quick post?  Not really.  Oh well.  LOL.  Thanks for visiting and I hope you have a great day (or evening, depending where you are)!

8 comments:

  1. Sweet card, loving the aqua and red.

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  2. Cute CAS Christmas card and great take on the challenge!

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  3. gorgeous! thanks for playing along at the Curtain Call!

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  4. I absolutely love everything about this card. LOVE it!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. It was certainly a quick post compared to mine, Kim!! Your card wins my Most Precious Christmas Card of 2013 Award!! I am sitting here drooling and I'll be pinning for all the world to see. Your creativity rocks my world!! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. Cute, simple and fun!

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  7. very sweet card...

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  8. Thanks for entering this delightful card for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon. x

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