Wednesday, December 15, 2010

CTMH December Spotlight Blog Hop {...& H2H Challenge, too}

Welcome to the Close To My Heart December Spotlight Blog Hop!  You should have arrived from Haley Dyer's blog.  But this is a circular hop, so it doesn't matter where you begin. ;)

This month we are spotlighting Sparkles & Pearls.  My card is featuring Clear SparklesLicorice Pearls, and lots of glitter.  You may need to click on the picture to see the detail better.

I learned something while making this card.  I learned that when you add Prisma Glitter over Black cardstock, it looks green.  That totally works for this card.  Lucky me!  lol

The main stamp set I used is called Tannenbaum.  The scroll-type detail above/below the sentiment is from a set called All The Best, which is available only in the Mistletoe Workshop-On-The-Go Kit.


This card also fits in the with the challenge over at the Heart 2 Heart Challenge blog this week, to post your fave holiday card(s).


Thanks for visiting! Your next stop along the blog hop is over at Corina Mitchell's blog.

Happy creating! :)

Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper:  Mistletoe, Creative Basics Mistletoe Collection B&Ts; Colonial White, Black CS
Stamps:  Tannenbaum, All The Best - from the Mistletoe WOTG kit
Inks:  New England Ivy, Olive, Black
Embellishments:  Clear Sparkles, Licorice Pearls, Prisma Glitter, Olive grosgrain
Punches:  Corner rounder, 1 1/2" and 1 3/4" circle (EK Success)
Other:  Glue pen, , 3D foam tape, 1/8" ScorTape (ScorPal)


Corina said...

Hi Vicki!
I love the clean crisp lines and the circle sentiment is my favorite. Thanks for sharing!!!

Haley D. said...

Beautiful card! I love, love, love pearls and sparkles!

Helen Onulak said...

O Christmas Tree - how lovely are you with all your trimmings :-)

The mix of sizes really looks like ornaments. Very pretty!

Amy said...

Gorgeous card. I love the colors and the design of it.

Sheila Bennett said...

A very fun, sparkly card. :)

Wendy K. said...

I just love the design of this card!

Luisa said...

Lovely card! Sparkles add that special touch to the xmas tree! Adorable!!! TFS

Debbie Carriere said...

Love this card! I love the green with the black - good to know about the glitz & black cardstock!

Katy said...

Wonderful, as always!!!

Gretel said...

Beautiful card, but are you sure that the sentiment is from "All the Best"? I see the flourish, but not the sentiment. Aloha from sunny Oahu:)

Scrappin' Playground of Dreams said...

I just love that tree!!!
Super cute!!!

TraceyJean said...

Great card design. Love the clean lines and the way you showcased the Sparkles and Pearls...

Tammy said...

How funny about the prisma glitter and black cs. That was one of my favorite parts...which there were a lot of favorite parts. :) Love the nontraditional ornament (pearl) color and even the little touch of the pearls below the bow...perfect (as usual).

Mary said...

Beautiful! Your work is always spot-on~ Have a wonderful holiday!

Lela said...

Very Pretty Vicki! You're right the glitter looks just perfect but I didn't know that either.


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