Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Snowflakes with Perfect Pearls Christmas card



Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge

Hello everyone,

I don't know why time is in such a rush these days but it's hard to believe it's been 2 weeks since our last Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge. Never mind, we only have just over 8 weeks until Christmas, and if you have been joining us this year, you will have amassed quite a stash to make things easier for you in the busy days of December. This time Cindy has given us a bingo challenge, and I decided to go with the bottom row -  die cuts, punches and pearls.

Challenge - Bingo

Ribbon
Texture
Glitter
Rhinestones
2 designer papers
Twine
Die cuts
Punches
PEARLS



We are sponsored this time by

Fred, She Said Designs .... The Store
Fred She Said

and

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Stamp and Create



I used a snowflake digital cutting file from Fred She Said and cut it out on my Silhouette Cameo,



then I used this as a stencil on some black card. I pushed Versamark Ink through the snowflakes and then added blue Perfect Pearls (the pearl part of the challenge). I used an Avery Elle Die from the Custom Panels set to cut the card, and stamped and embossed a greeting on blue card through the aperture.





I punched a red heart out to finish it off.


Why not pop over to the Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge and see lots of inspiration from the Design Team.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges





Thanks for stopping by

Hugs
Carol x




14 comments:

  1. Wow Carol, what a brilliant card, the pearly blue is gorgeous xx

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  2. What a lovely and elegant card :-))

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  3. Absolutely beautiful and creative, Carol. I love that sweet, little heart you added.

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  4. Carol, your card is gorgeous!! I love the perfect pearls on black, and the stencil is really great. I never manage to get tidy results when inking through a stencil, you need to reveal your secrets!!

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  5. Love the technique...gorgeous card, Carol! So happy you could join us at ATS&M!

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  6. My perfect pearls never turn out like yours Carol! this is gorgeous ..huggles Sue xx

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  7. Wowzers Carol! This is so very beautiful Hun...love all that bling & the design!!!!
    DT Sis Jackie

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  8. Wow Carol, this is really eye catching, that blue is very vibrant! I love how you have used the stencil with the perfect pearls against the black, really effective!

    Vicki x

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  9. great card Carol, Love the blue on the black,and a great sentiment too. Love how you thought outside the box with this.
    Cindy

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  10. This card is awesome! I love the blue with the black, and the teeny tiny touch of red! :)

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  11. Oh, Carol, this is just gorgeous. Love the deep rich colors, and the fun way you placed the sentiment.

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  12. Beautiful card, love that blue! I always appreciate a non traditional colour combination for Christmas cards. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

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  13. This is really striking. The colours are gorgeous. Hugs Mrs A.

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    1. Such a GORGEOUS effect for a very lovely Christmas card and easily mailable again!!!

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