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Monday, December 16, 2013

'tis the season


Good morning!  Mondays mean a new sketch at From the Heart Stamps...it's a fun one...I hope you will join us and try it!

I am using Holly Jolly Christmas today.  The birdbrain is colored with pencils and accented with glitter, then die cut and layered.  I hated to hide the cute DP so I've used vellum for one of the layers and secured it with brads.  Somewhere in my stash is a cute present charm, but I couldn't find it so I used a banner instead.  Ack!  Does that ever happen to you?  You have a plan, but can't find what you want....  So frustrating!

Image: From the Heart Stamps
Ink: Printer
Paper: G.P. 110, SU! Blue Bayou, PTI Pure Poppy, My Mind's Eye DP, The Paper Studio Vellum
Embellies: Spare Parts Brads, Martha Stewart Crystal Fine Glitter, Doodlebug Glitter (yellow)
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, Spellbinder's Nestabilites, EK Success 3D Dots

Here is the sketch for this week:


You can check out the rest of the DT's creations here; as I said, we would love to have you play along!

I am also entering my card in the following challenges:

Alphabet Challenge Blog: "V" for Vellum
Brown Sugar: Christmas
Challenges 4 Everybody: Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges: Christmas
Inkspirational: Photo Challenge (red cardinal)
My Time to Craft: Christmas Birds

Thank you for stopping by!

Angela

11 comments:

Roxx.T Barnes said...

Lovely card. .I hate when I can't find what I planted on using too! Especially when you find it afterwards!
Thanks for joining us the Alphabet Challenge Blog.
ROXX

KraftyKoolKat said...

Very cute sweetie. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Challenges 4 Everybody Hugs
Cathy DT Member
Xxxxxxxxxx

Mrs.B said...

This is so sweet, love the image
Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge.
Avril

Kathy said...

This is so super cute. Love the velum layer and laughing about a missing charm. That happens to me ALL the time!

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,fabulous image and papers.xxx

Jessi Fogan said...

Happens to me ALL.THE.TIME.! I think the off-the-edge banner is an awesome save! Love the touch of glitter & the fab vellum panel :)

creatingwithpaper said...

Oh wow... what a cute card! That image is so unique and I love your nontraditional Christmas color choices. Also, great use of vellum! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Imke said...

Fabulous christmas card, Angela. Love all the bling and of course this crazy bird :-)

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Angela, I love your fun image and lovely papers.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Pauline
x

Nikki said...

This is gorgeous Angela. That image is so cute and I love the DSPs you have used. Thanks for playing along at Inkspirational.

Nikki

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card.

Thanks for sharing at Dream Valley.

Susan x