Friday, December 14, 2012

Paper Sweeties Sneak Peek....Warm Winter Wishes

Morning all! I'm back with a second day of glimpses of Paper Sweeties' new release for December...to be revealed tomorrow! This is a vintage style card using the title track from the 'Warm Winter Wishes' set:


I was nosing around Pinterest last weekend and I saw this stunning tag with dimensionalized layers highlighted with pearls, so I decided build off of that inspiration and make my own version. I started off with some lovely Maja Design papers from the It's Christmas Time collection. I cut out 3 consecutive Oval Nestabilities, the last and smallest cut out twice, to make a frame. I then attached the layers together with pop dots and added liquid pearls to most of the layers. I added all of that to a Scalloped Oval Nestie shape. The inside of the circle was sponged and that's where I stamped the sentiment and added the Leafy Branch die cut. The flower is from Michael's $1 bin and to that I adhered a hemp bow and some button snowflakes. I wanted to tie in the green stamen of the flower and the Ribbon Carousel had a perfect match in the form of some lush Julep Green Vintage seam binding. Some Zva Creative pearl flourishes add a bit of elegance and the antique lace enhances the vintage feel.

I used Paper Sweeties' Sketch Inspiration #2 challenge for my design:




Make sure you take a peek at what the other Paper Sweeties' DT members are making with these beautiful stamps as well:


I'll be back tomorrow for release day with another card using some Paper Sweeties' stamps as inspiration!
Thanks for visiting and have a great day!




Stamps: Warm Winter Wishes (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: It's Christmas Time (Maja Design), Soft Suede, Confetti White, Kraft
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Walnut Stain, Antique Linen & Vintage Photo distress inks (Ranger)
Accessories: CRW-05CB-159 (Flourishes-White Pearl) Zva Creative, Julep Green Vintage Seam Binding (Ribbon Carousel), hemp, White Opal Liquid pearls (Ranger), snowflake buttons, Leafy Branch die (Sizzix), dimensionals, daubers, sewing machine, antique lace
Size:  4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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18 comments:

  1. Oooh, love the layers of pearlized dimension - new stamping word in case you didn't recognize it ;) Gorgeous creation!!

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  2. Love the layered frame and pretty lave and leaf! Awesome!

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  3. Beautifull, beautiful!! Love the frame and the lovely flower. TFS.

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  4. Wow!!! Love the layered frame, pearls, and lace! Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  5. This is GORGEOUS!! Love the frames and pearls - really such a stunning combination! Hugs

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  6. My new favorite from you Miss Andrea!!! Stunning love every feminine gorgeous detail!!!

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  7. Stunning! Loving all the lace and bling Andrea!

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  8. Andrea my jaw dropped when I saw this stunning card! Thank you for explaining how you did the ovals. That is a fantastic technique that ended up so elegant. Just beautiful!!!!
    hugs,Ellen

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  9. Just beautiful, really love the layered ovals. All those pearls against the neutrals are simply outstanding.

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  10. So very pretty,scrappinggg.blogspot.com/

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  11. Absolutely stunning! LOVE all those amazing details and your perfectly delicious, neutral palette! So, so, SO pretty!

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  12. What can I say that hasn't been said? This is over the top yumminess and I love it!! This is something to CASE... may I?

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  13. YOWZA! Love the colors and your 3 ovals. You are so clever at taking the basics and sending it over the moon. Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring. - nise
    p.s. my I-pad is giving me commenting fits since I upgrade to the latest version, so I can only post as anonymous. {grumble, grumble}

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  14. What a gorgeous card! I love how you took a simple sketch and made a lovely card from it.

    Thanks for sharing!
    Merilee

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