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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

PCCCS172 - Noel

Sometimes mixing up the new with the old can be so satisfying.  For this challenge I did exactly that.  After all, what good is it having a stash of retired favourites if all you're going to do is look at it?

I began with a base of the Naturals Ivory cardstock.  I'm still in shock that they retired this paper.  It's so gorgeous and there is nothing out there that is similar.  But I have a good stock and I love using it.  My next layer is a piece of Mossy Meadow on which I first used my Softly Falling embossing folder.  I put the most embossed section to the bottom of the card since I covered the top portion with a piece from the Season of Cheer DSP.  To make the embossing stand out, I softly sponged it with some of my Encore Silver ink.

My next layer again came from the Naturals Ivory but this time I cut it into an oval and topped it with an oval of Soft Sky which I embossed using the Elegant Dots embossing folder.  My little Bambi is from the Home for Christmas DSP and was attached using Dimensionals after I carefully fussy-cutting it.  I added a Mossy Meadow banner heat embossed in Silver and a ribbon of the heavy-weight Cherry Cobbler twine.  A little sequin snowflake with a silver sequin in the centre completes my card.


You can find more cards using this sketch at the Paper Craft Crew Challenge.

Paper Craft Crew Challenge 172. #papercraftcrew #cardsketch

For fun I've entered my card in the Christmas Card Challenge which is "Anything Goes.

And finally, I've added my card to the Sunday Stamps Weekly Challenge.

8 comments:

  1. Very pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges this week and good luck!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  2. Totally cute... I love that vintage looking deer!

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  3. A great Christmas card using the cute bambi image. The bakers twine gives it a nice pop of color between the DPS. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps! this week!

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    1. Thanks so much, Annette. I love that DSP this year.

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  4. Heidi, this is just adorable! I love this little deer! This is my favorite DSP of the season! So happy you joined us at Sunday Stamps! XX

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    1. Thanks so much, Claire. This is my favourite DSP as well. My hoarding instincts have been at war with my desire to use it. :)

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