Sunday, August 22, 2010

Sparkle's Christmas Card Challenge Week #38

So how are those Christmas cards coming along? May as well get started, eh? (So glad I did!) This week's Challenge is Vintage/Retro. For this one, I had some fun with a new set from Close to My Heart's new Fall catty! (Just got them this week and couldn't wait to play!) The set is called "Father Christmas" and I think it worked well for the vintage feel - perfect timing! I just love it when it works out that way!
I also had some fun with my distresser tool and my Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist on this one! It is hard to see in this photo, but there is a bit of glimmer to it.
I tore around the "post mark" rather than cutting it out and used stickles on the Holly berries to make them the right color.

This is the card I will be "teaching" at our Annual Charity Pyjama Stamping Party on September 12th. Watch for an email coming soon and/or inquire about signing up at DAT'S.

I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend! I'll be back soon with some fun photos from our trip. Thanks for stopping by!

Shanna :)

What I used:

stamps: CTMH - Father Christmas - D1449 - NEW, Vintage Christmas - D1166

papers: CTMH - garnet, ponderosa pine, cocoa

embellishents: gingham ribbbon from DAT'S, Burgundy stickles, Irridescent gold glimmer mist

10 comments:

  1. Great card, love the ginham ribbon and the distressing looks good too.

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  2. Can't wait to make this one...so nice!!

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  3. This is so gorgeous. I love that stamp set. Perfect for this challenge.

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  4. This is beautiful! Love the santa and it fits so well into this weeks challenge!

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  5. love the distressing on this and the sparkle :D

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  6. Love this, Shanna! The vintage Santa is just perfect!!

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  7. What a beautiful card, love that new Santa stamp!

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  8. Lovely card..I have to admit I did much better with my Christmas cards last year :( I need to get started.

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  9. very pretty! love the vintage feel - great distressing!

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