Peaceful Pines

CCMC381bHappy Thursday everyone!  It’s time for another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday challenge and this week we have a GREAT sketch challenge for you!

When I say the challenge the first thing I thought of was it would work perfectly with the Peaceful Pines set.  I ended up using this for my October Christmas Card Class and they could choose between this card in Soft Sky or the same card in Blushing Bride.  Had some takers for both color combos!

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Sky – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Sky – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Softly Falling Embossing Folder and add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Silver diagonal stripe dsp (Neutrals dsp Paper Pack) – 1 x 4, add to card front
  • Cut out largest tree from Silver Foil then to the ‘branches’, bend out. Do tree base in Whisper White, add to tree, add tree to card front.
  • Cut out medium tree from Whisper White, stamp ‘Christmas lights’ using Versamark, silver emboss, add Silver Tree Base then add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add White star to silver tree and silver star to white tree
  • Stamp greeting on Whisper White using Versamark and silver emboss, punch out using 1″ Circle punch, layer onto 1 1/4″ Scallop Soft Sky Circle.  Add to card front using dimensionals.

Don’t forget to check out what the rest of the design team!

Set(s): Peaceful Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, Neutrals dsp Paper Pack
Ink: Versamark
Other: Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Perfect Pines Framelits, 1″ Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SiggieFA14

7 responses to “Peaceful Pines

  1. Just wanted to say how much I enjoy your blog. Your style is spot-on and I always feel inspired – not intimidated. Thank you!

  2. I really like the silver with the soft sky – very serene. And the silver embossing is such a nice way to add some elegance to an already beautiful card!

  3. This is such a pretty card!! Soft Sky and Silver look so beautiful together and your card design is AWESOME! 🙂

  4. What a beautiful, soft color combo! The shiny silver adds a nice pizzazz and festive feel!

  5. I agree with everyone, the colors are great! It lends a snowy/cool feel but I can’t help but wonder what the Blushing Bride would have looked like too! Knowing your style, it’d be fabulous! 🙂

  6. Lovely colour combo Mary – the foil trees have real texture too. Great idea to do it in pink for an unconventional festive colourway – bet it looked great too!

  7. Love the Soft Sky with the silver foil! Very pretty!

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