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Monday, October 10, 2011

CCMC HOL3 Special Card Challenge

Hello! I have been trying to get here all day to post but my day has been super nutty!  I have been running all over the place and trying to get about a bazillion things done! LOL  Finally though!  I made it!  :)

My card today is for the Create with Connie and Mary Special card challenge.  We were challenged to make one of those cards that you would love to make, but only want to make once! LOL  Christmas was the theme!  Here is my card:

I layered Very Vanilla  onto Always Artichoke and ran them through the new snowflake embossing folder.  I layered that onto the beautiful new silver shimmer glitter paper.  (It is gorgeous paper!!) I added that whole ensemble to a Cherry Cobbler base.  Then I added teeny, tiny, little, itty bitty pearls randomly to the snowflakes.  I used the Triple Treat flower and stamped it three times and punched and layered those on top of each other with pop dots.  I added a rhinestone to its center.  I don't usually use both pearls and rhinestones on the same  project, but I think it works here though.  Finally, I added Dazzling Details to the entire background in a random pattern.  The lighting is a little off because of no sun today, but this little guy just shimmers! :)

Close up of the flower.

This was a fun card to make!  It is all cold and wet and rainy here today and making this card made me feel a little nostalgic for Christmas morning!  It will be here before we know it! :)

I hope that you are having a wonderful day!  I will be back soonest! 


Melina said...

love the color combo and the way you layered the flower :)

ebeth9267 said...

All the added details are so gorgeous. I love the pearls with the rhinestones and the Dazzling Details--a girl can never have too much bling and sparkle. Thank you for joining our challenge this week at Create With Connie and Mary. Elizabeth

marsha said... your colors and all that texture, you rock!

Margaret said...

WOW! I can see both why you wanted to make this (absolutely beautiful) and why you would only make it once! Just how much time did this one card take?! I love all of the little pearls and the layered flower! Awesome card!!

Connie Babbert said...

Oh, love the pearls and bling on your card!!! Thanks for playing along with the Special Card Challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Mary Brown said...

Oh how pretty! I just love how you used this flower for Christmas and how you did the glittery circles and pearls...pretty! Thanks for playing along on the Create with Connie and Mary Holiday Edition 2011!

Debbie Henderson said...

What a perfectly great way to use this stamp. I just ordered this one and can't wait to try the layering with it. Thanks for joining our Saturday Challenge at Create with Connie & Mary!