Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Noel's Christmas Letter

I don't know why I haven't tried this before, all monochromatic, neutral colors. I love the antique/vintage look it has! I only used my brown Distress inks to color this beauty, with just a little bit of red and green for tiny accents. I LOVE it! I'm not sure I can part with this card, LOL! I may keep it for a while, till I get tired of looking at it.
This is the new Christmas 2009 Sara Kay Collection made by Stampavie, available at 7 Kids College Fund.
Here's a neat trick for getting a 'label' die look even if you don't have the Spellbinders labels dies. Or sometimes you just don't have the right size/shape label die; use the Martha Stewart Flourish punch to punch each side of your paper exactly in the center, then use a corner rounder punch. And you have a label look in any size you want! I think it's pretty neat.
Hope it inspires!
Stamps: Stampavie, PTI sentiment
Ink: Ancient Page, Distress
Paper: Heavenly white, Bristol vellum, Basic Grey, Stardream shimmer cardstock, The Paper Company
Accessories: Martha Stewart flourish, snowflake/corner rounder, Fiskars apron lace & SU snowflake punches, glass glitter, Scribbles 3D paint, self stick pearl, SU wide striped ribbon, PTI button/twine, Copic Spica pens

7 comments:

  1. Oh sooo sweet! I love this Sarah Kay stamps and the card you have made are so beautiful!
    Have a nice day, Annacarin

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  2. I'd be keeping this one, too. HOW PRETTY! Love the monochromatic vintage look you created. That image is so darling. Thanks for the tip about the punch and corner rounder. I don't have that punch, but it will surely get me to think outside the box for what I do have.

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  3. Beautifully done! I love that vintage look, and your coloring is magnificent!

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  4. WOW! This is picture PERFECT! It really would be hard to give away! I think you should send it in for publication!

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  5. Ha! It has inspired me to go find that MS punch :) Beautiful card!!

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  6. I couldn't resist her. She is just adorable!! The card is beautiful too!

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  7. I can´t belive it - this is so beautiful !!!!!!!

    Another dream from you.

    Greetings
    Moni

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