Monday, October 30, 2017

Joy - AHSC #236

Friends from back East were visiting and we got together a little crop on Saturday ... tried to get them to join in this challenge with no attempt ... they were on vacation and didn't need any stress.  So we all enjoyed doing our own thing and I was anxious to do another Christmas Card using the CTMH Beary Christmas paper pack.  Use of the Zip strips from this packet was just what the sketch needed.  One of my favorite flowers for Christmas cards are Poinsettias and since the design paper didn't seen fit for this sketch I pulled out one of my favorite dies using white daisy cardstock, embossed, sponged in gold and after attached added some wink of stella for a little sparkle.  The holly leaves and the sentiment were cut using design papers.  





My card this week as Design Team Member for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. Love to see you at this challenge...you have until Sunday, November 5th to enter your project. The design team reveal for this sketch will be on Wednesday, so be sure to stop by to see the beautiful cards from the rest of the design team and other entrant inspirations for this challenge.  

And stop by every Monday for new sketches. Don't wait for the DT post to create your project...show us up with your artwork.  

The inside of the card was given a border on the bottom, with another small poinsettia on the corner.




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CTMH Products Unless Specified Otherwise:  
Design Paper 
     Beary Christmas and Zip Strips
Cardstock 
     White Daisy and New England Ivy 
Dies
     Dee's Distinctively Poinsettia #83583-49541
     Peachy Cheap "Christmas Set" Sentiment "Joy" 
Inks 
     Gold - Unknown (borrowed from Neighbor)
Other 
     3D Thin Foam Tape 
     Zig "Wink of Stella, Clear" 
     Red Glitter Tape on Poinsettia in Sentiment and Liquid Glass

13 comments:

  1. Just love the white poinsettias and the JOY with a poinsettia for the O. So glad you could join us at Merry Monday!

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  3. Beautiful holiday card - so pretty and classy! Thanks so much for joining us at HLS ATG w/ dies October challenge!

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  4. Wonderful card, love the colors and your strips of designer/stamped paper borders! the poinsettias are beautiful as well as the one taking the "O" place in the JOY! Thank you for coming by and playing along at Merry Monday!

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  5. Such a pretty card! The poinsettias are gorgeous! Great take on the challenge!

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  6. Beautiful! I am loving all those poinsettias on your card - so pretty!! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday.

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  7. This is a beautiful card. I love your poinsettias.

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  8. This is absolutely stunning... love the white poinsettias. Thank you for joining us over at Merry Monday challenge.

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  9. Love the poinsettias along with the one for the O in JOY. Well thought out design, remaining close to the sketch. Beautiful Christmas card.

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  10. Comments from DT at The Outlawz "Festive Fridays"

    Darcy Schroeder, DT on October 30, 2017 at 11:18am
    Beautiful Christmas card, Suzanne!  Great way to use your designer papers!!  I love the poinsettia for the O in Joy!!

    NanaConnie on October 30, 2017 at 1:43pm
    Magnificent, Suzanne!

    Anne Fenton DT on October 30, 2017 at 7:13pm
    Love this card Suzanne, you have captured the Joy of Christmas for sure.

    Fiki on November 1, 2017 at 7:03am
    So pretty card!love red!

    Laurian Macdonald, DT on November 2, 2017 at 5:43pm
    Beautiful Christmas card Suzanne!

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