Monday, November 21, 2011

Paper Creations Ink Christmas Challenge


The theme of the new challenge at Paper Creations Ink is Christmas! So you can create and post a new holiday card and link it for a chance at a great prize. Our sponsor is Sassy Studio Designs and they provided the design team with some fun digis to play with. I chose Santa's Helper and did a little paper piecing and coloring before cutting into a circle and adding a piece of velum to soften the image. The base white card was embossed with a Sizzix embossing folder and a larger circle cut before adding a red piece to back of the front flap. I used two border punches to make the Joy border and competed the card with some pearls.

I am entering this card in the challenge at Glitter Geeks to show Christmas Shopping.
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9 comments:

Nelly's Crafty Card Attack! said...

Oooh what a fantastic idea putting velum over the image, very effective ...Thanks for joining us at this weeks Glitter Geeks Challenge...Nelly x

Miranda said...

goregous card karen, very pretty, I like the softened look of it (with vellum)
hugs
miranda

Marjo said...

Hi Karen,

Love your design, great idea with the vellum!

xoxo Marjo

s4rah said...

Great card, such an unusual idea with the vellum. Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks this week!

Paulagriff said...

Love your vellum idea, i like the way it softens your image, fab card! Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks this week, Paula :)

Bea und Doreen said...

this is cool. great idea.
Stunning card.
Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks this week.
Hugs, Doreen xx

Helen Anderson said...

A beautiful card Karen, and a great use of vellum! Thanks for joining us at Glitter Geeks and good luck ;).

Helen xx

Michaela said...

Great card. Love the embossing and the image.
Michaela xx

Marfa said...

Congratulations on your super cute card. Thanks for joining us this week at Glitter Geeks.