a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Happy Holidays

I adore how this card turned out.  I'm usually a "straight and narrow" stamper, I have a hard time creating cards with cock-eyed pieces but I do like a good challenge.

This is the last Sketch for You to Try.  I've loved Jen's sketches and am sad that this will be the very last one!

I'm excited that this year I completed all 12 of the sketches for this challenge.

I'm also including this card for the current challenge over at the Paper Loft travel blog for a holiday challenge.

Card details:
Stamps: Happy Holly-days from Our Craft Lounge and Icons Sentiments from Clear & Simple Stamps
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Confetti White, Echo Park Season's Greetings
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Embellishments: Washi Tape from Freckled Fawn, circle spellbinders die, rhinestones colored with copic

For my next card as I've been creating so many Christmas cards, I used the new Retro Sketches #40 on this card.  I used some more washi tape on this one :-)  I'm seriously thinking I'll be using some of the washi on Christmas gifts this year.

Card details:
Stamps: Happy Holly-days  and Merry Wishes from Our Craft Lounge 
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Kraft Like a Rockstar Ivory, Echo Park Season's Greetings
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Cherry Cobbler
Embellishments: Washi Tape from Freckled Fawn,  rhinestones


Vicki G said...

Pretty Cards Lady! Thanks for playing with us over at Paper Loft! Good Luck on the drawing Chickadee!

Anonymous said...

Love both of these designs Kim!! Gorgeous take on the layout! HUGS ;)

Tina said...

I GOTTA GET A MOVE ON WITH MY cHRISTMAS CARDS - LOOKS LIKE YOU have a great bunch already done. this is lovely.

Hope life is treating you well.


TrishG said...

Pretty card! Love the colors you used and that poinsettia image. Great job.

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful cards - fab job with the sketch!

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