Winter Meadow Christmas Classics For FF0144

by Joanne James29. September 2023 09:00

Yay it's Friday - almost the weekend!! Today I have my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday Card Making and Paper Crafting Challenge


The challenge that we are celebrating this week is 'World Mental Health Day' which is on October 10th. Remember the fun thing is that at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion; your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. This week I used blue, green, sparkle and metallic embellishment and this is what I came up with:


I used the sketch layout over at Sketch Saturday and decided to create a Christmas card for my stash! Here's the low-down on today's card:

Winter Meadow - The papers featured on today's card were the starting point for my creation. They are from the Winter meadow designer series paper collection and both the patterns featured are opposite sides of the same sheet. I decided to edge my card with the berry paper to allow that lovely bright blue wash to take centre stage. These papers have pretty water-coloured designs featuring festive winter foliage and are so pretty. 

Timeless Arrangements - I used a sentiment from the 'Christmas Classics' stamp set and paired it with one of the labels and foliage from the Timeless Arrangement Dies - don't be afraid to mix and match your products and sets to give them a whole new look and feel. 

Silver Sparkles - My metallics and sparkle come from the silver-edged ribbon I used to join my papers, the thin strips of silver glimmer paper and those blue rhinestone berries that I added to my diecut foliage to tie in with the border pattern. Check out the sparkle:


 I heat embossed my sentiment in silver and added a trio of matt silver sequins 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. 

How does our board inspire you? I can’t wait to see what YOU create! For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Card Making and Paper Crafting Challenge Design team:

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow 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
9/29/2023 10:54:15 AM #

Oooooh, very pretty! What a fun sketch! I haven't used much of this bundle yet but you've inspired me with those sweet little embellishments and glittery accents! Great Christmas card!

Dena Hughes
Dena HughesUnited States
9/29/2023 11:28:55 PM #

That Winter Meadow paper is so beautiful!  I love your cluster of die cuts and those perfect sparkly strips. Thank you for joining the challenge at Sketch Saturday.

Diane Hover
Diane HoverUnited States
9/30/2023 11:50:33 AM #

A gorgeous card, love the pretty blues, great take on our sketch!!

Thank you for joining our challenge at Sketch Saturday!
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Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
10/3/2023 10:16:06 PM #

That is a wonderful holiday card! I always love it when I use both sides of the same paper on a card, kind of like a special little accomplishment!

jaydeeUnited States
10/3/2023 11:08:38 PM #

Joanne, I love the mixture of DSPs and how you echoed the leaves from the vertical panel to your sentiment.  Fabulous card

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