Copper and Navy Merry and Bright Christmas Card FMS463

by Joanne James30. November 2020 13:48

Today I'm sharing a card that uses Amy's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches as its starting point:

I absolutely loved Amy's sketch this week (it's a keeper - thanks Amy!) and could have made a ton of cards with it! Alas time was my enemy so I chose my favourite idea and ran with it! It uses one of my favourite festive combinations inspired by the patterns of the Brightly Gleaming designer paper I used for my rectangle background - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

I made the paper the star of the show and paired it with a stamped and diecut sentiment from the 'Peace and Joy' bundle, using vellum for the base layer to soften the panel but allow the pattern to shine through. I used a bunch of retired diecuts for the trio of background 'sticks' (they are actually cut using the candle die from the 'Doily Wishes' set!) and added a copper star in place of the dot on the 'i' in 'bright' for a little something extra - check it out below:

 

I added a copper bow from some leftover twine from a retired card kit to complete my card.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I made another card using the 'Peace and Joy' dies for another card over the weekend which I will hopefully be back to share with you later; right now I'm against the clock so have to dash!! Enjoy the rest of your day and I'll hopefully be back later with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (5) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/30/2020 2:52:14 PM #

This is merry AND bright AND delightful!  Love it!  All those copper elements make this card shine!

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Judy Rozema
Judy RozemaUnited States
11/30/2020 10:54:17 PM #

That DSP looks amazing! Thank you for joining us at FMS this week!

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Karren Johnson
Karren JohnsonNew Zealand
12/1/2020 7:59:34 AM #

Gorgeous card and so very striking with the metallic elements.  Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
12/1/2020 12:29:29 PM #

Wow! those colours are just divine

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
12/12/2020 9:37:20 PM #

A personification of both elegance and opulence. Lovely!

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