Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Christmas Card ~ Bows & Sparkles (post #3)

This card is my favorite Christmas one so far.
I stamped the Christmas sentiment tree with pine green ink onto the kraft card front.
Then to make the teeny tiny ornaments I used assorted tiny punches and the scraps from the foil and kraft paper used on the ornament card I made before.
I hand cut the little presents, added ribbon and tied tiny little ribbon bows to top them off.
I put in two pictures because they both accent the card in different ways.
The first one gives you a good idea of the card colors, highlights the ribbon and allows you to read the sentiment a little better.
The second one I took with a flash so the sparkly foil would show up but it washed out the other details.

 
 

*Card base 5.5 x 4.25 in.
*Tree sentiment stamp from Stampin Up.
*Ponderosa Pine stamp pad from CTMH.
*Design paper from the DCWV Twinkle Glints Stack 6x6 pad.
*Assorted punches from EK Success, McGill Creativity and an unknown punch.
*Ribbon from my stash.

May your day always be filled with love.
Hugs,
D~

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12 comments:

  1. Oh I love your sparkly foil accents! They really make the image pop! And your little wrapped gifts are just darling with the sweet, itty-bitty green bows!! I'm so glad you joined our Flourishes Christmas in July Challenge!!

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  2. What a wonderful card - love the tree and what fabulous bows! TFS

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  3. What a great take on our "Time to Sparkle" challenge at Crafty Creations. Thanks for playing along with us and I hope you get to play along again real soon.

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  4. Your tree really sparkles great job!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes July Linky Party
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  5. So pretty! Loving all the bows and sparkle.

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  6. This is darling! Your little presents look wonderful, very pretty. Thanks for playing in Flourishes Christmas Challenge!

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  7. Love the gifts with ribbon around the tree :) Thanks for joining us for this month's Diva Dare!

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  8. So very sweet with all those wrapped packages! Who wouldn't want to get this beauty in the mail for Christmas! Fabulous creation!

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  9. What a fun project! Lovely work! Thanks for playing along with the Get, Inky! Challenge! Jessi DT

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  10. Beautiful...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!!

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  11. Another pretty one, Dawn. Love the color of the bows.

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D~