Thursday, October 24, 2013

Christmas Star CCMC274

We have a lovely color challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary to inspire us:  Soft Sky, Raspberry Ripple and Very Vanilla!  That beautiful single stamp, Christmas Star, quickly came to mind!  I recently purchased it and couldn't wait to use it!

Soft Sky cardstock is the background for the star; I stamped it with Silver Encore ink and the swirly stamp from Everything Eleanor.  It really gives the card some shimmer and shine!  This was layered onto Very Vanilla then a Raspberry Ripple card base.

Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon is gatherd across the bottom of the front; the sentiment is from the More Merry Messages set, carried over from last year's catalog and still available.  Basic Pearls adorn each end of the  banner and the center of the star.

Here again is the challenge this week; isn't this a pretty color combination?!  

 Be sure and check out the Create with Connie and Mary blog where you will find some more card projects using this combination!  The Challenge Team always has such inspiring cards!

Now it's your turn to play along!  Just visit Create with Connie and Mary to check out the guidelines for the challenge and get busy stamping!!

Stamps:  Christmas Star, Everything Eleanor, Many Merry Messages
Inks:  Raspberry Ripple, Soft Sky, Very Vanilla, Silver Encore
Paper:  Raspberry Ripple, Soft Sky, Very Vanilla
Accessories:  Very Vanilla Seam Binding, Basic Pearls, Modern Mosaic Punch, Paper Snips

 Don't forget that the Winter Collection is underway at Create with Connie and Mary!  It's not too late to join!

Happy Stampin' this week!



Debbie Henderson said...

Such a pretty background to go along with the swirls in your star image Margaret!

Deb said...

Love the bold color for your star! And the embossed swirls add elegance! Beautiful!

Lisa Martz said...

I really love this star and I love how you have used it in the Cherry and it just pops right off the card! Very pretty!

Lisa Young said...

You created a beautiful, elegant card! Love the silver swirls paired with the star. That adds so much!

Connie said...

Wow! LOVE the silver background swirls...I've lost my pad from when we carried them before, so I need to re-order it! You rocked the Color Challenge!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the bit of vanilla ribbon at the bottom of the card.

Melissa Davies said...

Another great card featuring that Christmas star! I love how well the flourishes work with it - a perfect match!

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