Monday, October 17, 2011

Bells & Boughs


Last year I loved this stamp set and this year I had not even pulled it out until today.  What was I thinking?  Anyway, I am finally using it and very happy with the outcome.  What initiated this card?  The Stamping 411 sketch that was posted yesterday!  For some reason it just spoke to me and I automatically reached for this stampset.  You can find the wonderful sketch here!

And, another challenge that initiated this card is the SULateNightStampers Group!  Our challenge this week is "1-2-3 Challenge -make a project that using one stamp set, two embellishments and three colors!"  So that is where the 3 colors came from - Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, two embellishments - Always Artichoke Seam Binding ribbon and Stiched Felt Winter Wishes Mittens, - one stamp set is the Bells & Boughs.  OK, I just realized I might have cheated if you would think the Petals a Plenty embossing folder is a embellishment.  I am thinking that is just an Accessory!  What about you?

Here is a close up of the stamped image!


And a side view of the card!


Well I have told you everything I used on the card except for markers, blender pen and the Shimmer paint mixture that I spritzed on it to give it a little shimmer.  And it is just enough to make it sparkle.  Wish you could see it in person.

Thanks so much for looking and let me know what you think!

7 comments:

Lisa Hensley said...

so pretty and festive!!

NickelNook said...

It's beautiful, Jonia, and you're absolutely right...accessories don't count! lol Have a great week! :o)

Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

So beautiful Jonia. Love how you outlined the Poinsettias.

At Paula's Place said...

This is so very pretty. Did you take a marker to the outline of the flowers? they really pop nicely. Really great card

Tammy Fite said...

The outline of the flowers is very pretty!

Tiffany Bauer said...

Beautiful!!! Love those felt pieces too!!

Selene Kempton said...

Simply Breathtaking!!! a wow for sure!