Monday, December 15, 2014

O Bling-y tree



What's Christmas without a little bling? This card has lots of jewel-bling plus glittery EP.
The sketch is from Bugaboo's Stella Says Sketch #221.  The tree is embossed with "pirate gold" EP which has glitter in it.  I added little gems to all the stars that are on the tree.
I'm not sure who made either the tree or the sentiment, also in the pirate's gold EP.
I used Spellbinder's Nestabilities in oval and scalloped oval, along with a scallop border die.  The gold paper is upcycled; I think it was first used inside an envelope -- it has been in my snippets file for ages.  The strip of printed paper is another snippet -- It jumped out of a folder and demanded to be used on this card.
I'm entering this card in these challenges:
Bugaboo -- Stella Says Sketch #221
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday -- Bling it on
Cuttlebug Mania -- anything Christmas
Creative Inspiration #293 -- anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #162 -- anything goes
Pixie's Snippet Playground #155 -- snippets

12 comments:

  1. Great use of scallops above and below the DP. We really appreciate that you are posting art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Advent Blessings, Carole

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  2. Great card. Thank you for joining in with the anything goes challenge at Creative Inspirations this week.
    CraftyNatalie: DT

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  3. Fabulous card Sandy! I love the vision of a strip of paper jumping up and demanding to be used :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  4. Stunning card. Love that special glitter on your pretty tree!

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  5. Love how you brought this card together with the green, the simple trees and the stunning tree embedded in a scalloped oval. Nice job...

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  6. Simply lovely. A beautiful creation! Thank you so much for sharing your project with us for our Word Art Wednesday challenge this week. We are so grateful for your support!
    Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

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  7. Gorgeous card Sandy :-) I love your bling-y tree, so pretty, and the paper is perfect too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  8. Pretty and shimmery! And yes, to your next post--Christmas is a week away??!!! When did that happen?!

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  9. Super elegant...love your take on the sketch! Thank you for playing along with us at Catch the Bug!

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  10. Oh this is just so pretty, thanks for playing along in our Stella Says Sketch Challenge at Catch The Bug.

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  11. Beautifully sparkly and love the simplicity of this design!
    Thanks for participating in Stella Says Sketch and good luck in the challenge!
    Pia, Bugaboo GDT

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  12. I love the soft elegance of your card...well done! Thank you for playing along with us at Bugaboo!

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