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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Joy to the World


Happy Hump Day! Today's card is a little out of the ordinary for xmas...purple is not a typical xmas color but I thought maybe with the gold I could make it look Christmasy. :) And my stamp...I really struggled with coloring it cause of the solid area...if I used red ink...the whole Santa would have been in red...didn't really want that so I thought what about just leaving it black and white? So that is what I did and added some Diamond Stickles to Santa's suit to give the card some bling and a Stardust GellyRoll gold glitter pen was used on the stars to brighten them up. I used a Martha S punch on my center layer and stamped the snowflakes using a Studio g stamp I had purchased from JoAnn Fabrics last winter. Of course, you know me...I HAD to add some embossing...I used the Sizzix Dots embossing folder. This was a fun card to make and I may have gotten carried away on my layers but I do like how it turned out. Well off to clean my house for Thanksgiving! Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving...I know I am very thankful for my blogging friends...bless you for stopping by!

Hugs!!!
Vicki



4 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

what a super idea - leaving him black. this is fabulous!

hugs,

Cheryl said...

this is just fab hun love it hugs cheryl xxxxx

Holly said...

Very cute Vicki! Love the sparkle and embossing! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Vicki, your card is sooo very sweet hun!! Love that image! :) Wanted to stop in and wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving to you and your family!! Have fun and be safe my friend!! BIG HUGS