Thursday, April 28, 2011

ABC Christmas I is for using Sweet Sketch Wednesday

I pulled out one of my Stampin' Up Sets for this card. It's been forever since I have used embossing powder. It's one of my favourite card making activities/tools/techniques.

I made this card for the ABC Christmas Challenge I is for Indigo, Icicles and Inspiration using the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge.

Supplies Used:
Stamps: SU Snowflake Serenade, Stampendous Sentiment
Ink: SU Black Craft
Cardstock: Metallic Blue and Metallic Silver from
Paper: Bo Bunny Winter Frost
Accessories: Square and Snowflakes Nestabilities, SU Scallop Border Punch, SU Silver Embossing Powder

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mulberry station said...

I knew this was you card before I even opened up the link. Heidi, you have done it fabulous card! Absolutely stunning!!
Nancy SSW-DT

Kathie said...

Wow Heidi, what a card this is awesome, I just love the embossing and I don't do it enough now days. I love the colours they look awesome together and make a lovely change from the traditional colours. Your card rocks as usual and your embellishments are great. Will you be watching the Royal Wedding? I know I am, I've booked my dear hubbies home theatre but he doesn't know it yet!!! I toasted chestnuts off our trees yesterday to make chestnut and bacon suffing for a lovely traditional roast dinner for tonight. Thought I would go over board and used the fine bone china that we use on special occasions as we hardly ever use it.
Take care and have a great weekend. Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday, and don't forget to join us next week for our Blog Hop, become a follower if your not already and celebrate our 100th Sketch.
Kathie SSW-DT

Jackie Thomas said...

Gorgeous card Heidi. I love the rich colours you've used and the embossing looks fab. Have a great weekend.
Hugs xo Jackie

Unknown said...

Hi Heidi! Such a lovely & elegant card! Love the colors! Have a fab day! Hugs & Sunshine! /sari

Linda Anderson said...

Wowza Heidi, this card is absolutely are all of your cards!!!! I love blues, so of course I love the colors!!! And what wonderful papers too. Thanks for joining us at SSW.


Arlana 11426 said...

Wow Heidi, I love your elegant card. The embossing is so SWEET and i love the rich colors. thanks for joing us @SSW!!! Arlana

Jackie Randolph said...

Oh Heidi, this card is absolutely gorgeous!! Thanks for sharing and joining us this week at SSW!

Jackie - SSW DT

Jayne Hayward said...

Heidi this is really beautiful. I love the image you have used and the adorable coloured dp too.

Thanks for joining in with us on ABC Christmas Challenge

Jayne xx

Anonymous said...

Ohhh Heidi this is lovely I love that you have used silver embossing looks so crisp! just perfect! Thanks for playing along with us on the ABC Christmas Challenge hugs Samantha :0)

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Wowzers, this is really gorgeous Heidi!! Love the embossing. Thanks so much for playing at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Deanne :)

Jeannie said...

This is an absolutely gorgeous holiday card! Good for you for starting early! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, Heidi! I love the embossing and the papers you have used! Great layout too, very elegant! Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck! Delphine xx

Sharon Basel said...

Oh this is so elegant Heidi. What a wonderful combination of colors, textures and patterns - very unusual for Christmas which is what makes it so special. Have a good week and thanks for joining us again at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Be sure to come back next time for our 100th sketch celebration and blog hop - prizes and a lot of fun in store!
Sharon :)

Genevieve said...

Fabulous Christmas card Heidi! Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Sweet Sketch Wesnesday :)

Genevieve SSW-DT

sweetbloominscraps said...

Wow Heidi, I love this SU snowflake. You have done such a beautiful job creating your card! Love the papers and the embossing. Love those early techniques...need to try them again myself.

Brenda Dean said...

There are so many great things about your card that I love. The paper, the colors, the layout, the embossing,... It's absolutely gorgeous! LOVE IT! Thanks for playing the ABC Christmas Challenge.

Helen said...

Beautiful card Heidi - love that stamp!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

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