Friday, November 25, 2011

Clean and Simple- Two in One!

Hi Stampers!   

Well, I was able to create another card today while my husband watched football (his team won- yea for both of us!).

This week my "gals" at the Paper Players have the PP73 Clean and Simple Challenge - such a classic combo and one of my favorites!  Also the Pals Paper Arts PPA121 CAS Challenge is Pearls (are you kidding me, this one is perfect since I cannot seem to make a card without pearls!)  

So here is my card (believe me, this one is pretty quick and easy)!
With Versamark™ ink stamp the poinsettia images and sentiment onto Whisper White cardstock and h­­­­­eat emboss with Stampin’ Emboss® Silver Embossing Powder. 

Once the embossing powder cools, "fussy cut" around the poinsettia images and center the sentiment within the Decorative Oval Frame Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.  Emboss the frame with the Big Shot™ and use the Versamark™ marker to ink the edges of the embossing- heat emboss with the Silver Embossing Powder  (the marker worked great, but if you did not have the marker, you could also run the edge along the Versamark™ pad).  Or you could skip this set altogether- you cannot really see it :-)

Use the Big Shot™ along with the Petals-A-Plenty Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder to emboss the Night of Navy cardstock and the Snow Burst folder for the Whisper White panel.

Assemble the card and add the 5/8” Night of Navy Satin Ribbon along with the pearls to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  Bells and Boughs

 Ink: Versamark™

Cardstock:  Whisper White, Night of Navy

Accessories:  Big Shot™, Decorative Oval Frame, Petals-A-Plenty and Snow BurstTextured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Pearls, 5/8” Night of Navy Satin Ribbon,  Heat Tool, Stampin’ Emboss® Silver Embossing Powder

Thanks again for stopping by!  I will be stamping this weekend to prepare for a quarterly demo meeting with my wonderful upline- I will share with you as soon as I can:-)


LeAnne said...

Just lovely, Julie! I would not have thought to use this image with blue, but it works perfectly...especially with the pearls! Have fun at your meting! Thanks for playing with us this week at the Paper Players!

Ann Schach said...

Absolutely stunning, Julie! So much texture and so many fabulous details! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

Tara Bilbao said...

Great card Julie. I love all the texture and shine of your embossing. The beautiful bow adds the perfect touch to this CAS card. Thank you for playing along with The Paper Players!

Nance Leedy said...

Gorgeous are the queen of embossing! The poinsettias in silver are stunning! I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving...So glad you joined us at The Paper Players!

Anne Marie said...

Julie, you are the queen of fabulous details! Wow! Beautiful texture and dimension, with your signature style! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :) Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Big hugs! :)

Rita said...

So pretty, Julie! I love the the embossing on the navy and the silver of the image! Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

Nina Dee said...

This card is so beautiful! Wow! Thanks for joining us at Pals Paper Arts! :)

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