Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Holiday Sweets

Good morning everyone, I've got a vintage looking card to share with you today, using Papertrey Ink's Friendship Jar and Holiday Fillers sets. I find it amazing how much this set has grown on me, considering it didn't even faze me when I first saw it!
I wanted to try paper piecing the ruffle around the neck of the jar, to make it look like real scrap of homespun and the card practically made itself from there. Amazing how one simple element can inspire an entire card, I love when that happens!

After coloring all those individual peppermint candies (pheww!) I cut out the jar and covered the whole thing with Ultra Thick Embossing powder to make it look like glass. Not sure if it even shows in the picture, you'll just have to take my word for it!

The old Cosmo Cricket 'Be Good' collection fit perfectly with the peppermint candies, I'm almost out of that stuff...boo hoo!

Hope you like it, thanks for visiting!

Stamps: PTI, Catslife Press
Ink: Memento, DIstress, SU
Paper: PTI, Gina K, Cosmo Cricket
Tools and Accessories: Martha Stewart garlad punch, UTEE, colored pencils, OMS, tiny red rhinestone, natural twill ribbon, K & Co. paper lace, Spellbinders lacey circles/Labels 17

7 comments:

  1. Its absolutely beautiful :o)
    hugs and xxx

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  2. Just amazing! I've missed your posting..hope you get to post more often after the holidays.

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  3. Such a darling card sweetie. It's really stunning.
    xMarie

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  4. Wow, I love this card. I love the way you did the top of the jar. Just gorgeous!

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  5. This is adorable, must have taken some time to colour all those lollies! Love the vintage look on this.

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  6. Oh yummmy card. I can picture this nestled in a basket of homemade Christmas goodies. uuummmm

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