Saturday, October 20, 2012

Merry Monday # 37




Good afternoon, blogger friends!  Today I had some time before I go to work, so I decided to play with the Merry Monday #37 sketch.  I was keeping up with the sketches so well until I went to Mississippi this summer and ended up there for 5 weeks.  Luckily for me, I had been making multiple copies of all the cards I did make up until June, so I have all of my Christmas cards ready.  Any that I make from now on are just extras.  Fun!

For this card, I used Riding Hood Red card stock as my base and matted everything with early espresso.  The DSP is both sides of Once Upon A Christmas by Little Yellow Bicyle.  My image comes from SU's The Sound Joy set, which I think is my favorite Christmas set ever.  It looks so elegant when embossed.  I matted with some gold glitter cardstock.  

This card went together so easily, I had to make 3 more (I got 4 out of one 12 by 12 piece of DSP.)  I might have to check at work if there is any of that paper left!

Thanks for stopping by! 

4 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Carol! Your DSPs and the colours you used are really pretty. Love the effect of the glimmer paper for Christmas cards - adds that little something extra! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

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  2. I love this stamp too and it's so pretty embossed! The Early Espresso really looks nice with the Riding Hood Red. I wouldn't have thought of that combination. Thanks, Carol, for the inspiration and sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  3. Very pretty card Carol. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  4. Great card...I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup again this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/10/52-card-pickup-week-43.html

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