Thursday, December 22, 2011

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, EVERYONE

Our color challenge this week was to use burgundy and gold and I immediately new that the Christmas Script stencil (LL3009) would be perfect for my card.  And it's a snap to put together. 

Paste emboss the stencil with metallic gold paste.  When dry, cut to size, and mat on ivory Stardream paper.  Cut larger mat and add ribbon and tie the bow before adhering to card base.  Adhere Christmas Script matted piece and you're done.  Note:  I used a wired gold ribbon, which is not post-office friendly.  If you're going to mail your card, remove the wires before tying the bow and it will flatten nicely when you put it in the envelope.

With Christmas just days away, I know there's more on the "To Do" list than there are hours in the day, but be sure to check out the Dreamweaver blog, DREAM it UP!   Lynell is announcing the new Dream Team members and you'll want to be sure to check out their blogs and add them to your blog reader so you can follow along each week as we continue our Thursday posts.   And there's more to see from the rest of the Dream Team – check out their blogs by clicking on the links on the right.

Wishing you all the best this holiday season, and my thanks for following our blogs (and hopefully playing along with the challenges) this past year.   If you have yet to join a challenge, why not make it a New Year's resolution?   You'll find once you start, you're hooked!

All the best this holiday season to you and your family.
Happy crafting,
Liz

8 comments:

  1. This is beautiful in it's simplicity Liz! Merry Christmas!

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  2. I so Love clean and simple. This card is just beautiful and elegant Liz.

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  3. Perfectly simply elegant! Wonderful stencil for this challenge!

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  4. Oh--we used the same stencil! Doesn't it just scream burgundy and gold to you, too? Very nice and simple.

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  5. Beautiful card Liz, have a wonderful Christmas!

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  6. I really like the Christmas stencil. Very clean. Great job!

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