Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Gold and white Christmas

I'm trying to keep a slow but steady pace on making Christmas cards this year. This is the latest, using the current sketch from Sketch Saturday.

I used glittery gold EP from Powder Keg, which I'm pretty sure has been out of business for a while. On one white snippet, I gold-embossed a tree (Manufacturer unknown) and on another I gold-embossed the sentiment (Hero Arts?  -- yes, I am being very helpful on the supply list today, aren't I?).
I embossed a 1/4 sheet snippet with the Swiss dot folder and cut it in two, applying the wider piece to my base card. Following the sketch, I used gold washi tape for the line between the embossed and unembossed areas and created a little fish-tail flag. I matted the gold tree on a snippet of gold paper, added it to the card, The sentiment has fish-tail ends on both sides.
I made a second, similar card to use up the other Swiss-dot-embossed snippet, using a gold-embossed ornament image that's been sitting around since before Christmas as the main image. So, two cards done.

I'm entering these challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge #264 -- Cute or anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra -- anything Christmas
Sketch Saturday #395 -- sketch
Pixie's Snippet Playground #212  -- must use snippetwss
Word Art Wednesday #218 -- Anything Goes


  1. Love the elegant simple card this is.

  2. Very pretty card, thanks for playing at Sketch Saturday!

  3. VERY stylish card indeed! And beautifully embossed Sandy - it just ooozes elegance.


    Di xx

  4. Very glitzy and a lovely layout x

  5. Gold embossing is beautiful and so on trend now. Thanks for entering this with us at Sketch Saturday this week. Hope you'll come back soon.

  6. I really like the simple sketch you used for your card. The gold and white is very pretty and elegant! Thanks for sharing it with us at CHNC Extra! :)

    ~Marie B -DT

  7. Did you see that Di gave you a shout out on the playground for this fab card?

  8. Great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty HazelNuts this month.
    Fiona DT x


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