Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Catalogue countdown, day 3


Staying with the Christmas theme, Pennant Parade, one of our new stamp sets, is perfect for Christmas cards – because if you turn the stamps upside down, you get these lovely trees! There’s even a pot in the stamp set, as well as a star, although I’ve not used the star here.

The background is “debossed”, which means the dots go in instead of out. Whether that was by accident or design, I’ll leave you to decide! I made the ground using torn vellum... the trees didn’t look right without it, they were just floating.

Stamps: Pennant Parade
Cardstock: Lucky Limeade, Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Vellum cardstock
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip, Lucky Limeade
Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, Pennant Punch, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, Big Shot, Polka Dots embossing folder, Scallop Edge Punch

All products by Stampin’ Up!®            

5 comments:

  1. This is fab - been waiting to see what you came up with! I love the snowy ground for the trees, and the way you did the greeting. Plus the fact that you didn't even waste the tiny piece you trimmed off the end of the Modern Label! You make frugality an art!

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  2. Another beauty! Love the torn snowbanks and the rhinestones on your sentiment. I'm guessing that was a happy accident :)

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  3. Woooo those reverse dots look brill - very festive :D

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  4. I LOVE this card Helen!! Might feel a CASE coming on if thats OK?? Jules x

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  5. The vellum snow is perfect for your trees and I love the way you used the trimmed off edge of the sentiment for an accent piece! Beautiful card!

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