Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Sparkling and Bright

Are you tired of seeing Christmas cards on my blog yet? I hope not, because I'm just getting warmed up! Today's card is sparkling with bling and bright with a non-traditional color scheme. 

 I pulled out a die I've had for quite awhile, the Ornamental Wreath die from Simon Says Stamp. Actually, it's retired already but I've only used it once before. I determined today to find an easier way to use it. I glued strips of card stock in pinks and aqua onto to a piece of scrap paper. I first die cut the wreath from that. Then I die cut one in white, poked out the holes and glued it on top. I didn't have to glue each piece separately into the negative space. Does that make sense? 

Adding a satin bow, sequins and jewels dressed it up in sparkly holiday style.

 I was inspired by two challenges that I'm playing along with that include a retro style. For the Card Concept, my card fits the Classy and Elegant stye and I just had to use some sparkling ornaments. The other challenge, Inspired by all the Little Things uses the same pastel colors and also has a little collection of ornaments.

I'm linking to the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge. 

Thanks to all who come by and visit my blog and for your kind comments. For those in the US, I'm wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving Day tomorrow.