Friday, August 9, 2019

Frosted Foliage for Global Design Project

My Holiday Catalogue Pre-order arrived on Wednesday and last night was the first time I had to play with some of my new products! And so it begins - the first of many Christmas cards this season!
This one is created with my favourite of all the bundles in the new Holiday catty - the *Frosted Foliage bundle. I think it's actually the *Frosted Frames dies that I like, but matched with the new *Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper, which I did not use here. The reason that I didn't was that I wanted to enter a challenge today. It's been soooo long since I had a chance. (Make sure you hear the whine in my voice, when you read that!!) The challenge that I decided to enter is a colour challenge by the Global Design Project.

That's why I had to use a different Designer Series Paper, because the *Feels Like Frost doesn't come any of these colours predominantly! Instead I went with the equally beautiful *Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper, which has copper accents in it. I chose one piece of Pretty Peacock DSP for the background, and another flip side with no copper in Mossy Meadow for the band across near the bottom.

*New Products from the 2019 Holiday Catalogue, not available for sale until Sept. 4, 2019.

  • Isn't this just sumptuous? The die cut frame (in copper to match the accents in the DSP) is from the *Frosted Frames Dies. It comes out so pretty no matter what you cut it from! 
  • There is a matching middle piece you can die cut to stamp your sentiment or focal image on. Here I used a sentiment from the *Frosted Foliage cling stamp set and stamped it in Merry Merlot.
  • I added some rhinestones from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones (in Pretty Peacock) and I coloured a couple of small regular rhinestones with a Mossy Meadow Dark Stampin' Blends Marker and added them to the front.
  • I had tried other designs and layouts, but ultimately, simple worked best for this card. This will make a good design now for my Christmas Buffet Card Class coming up at the end of the month now.
*New Products from the 2019 Holiday Catalogue, not available for sale until Sept. 4, 2019.

There are only 2 more days including today to sign up for a Paper Pumpkin Subscription, in order to get this fabulous fall kit to make fall themed gift bags. If you do sign up for this, you will then be able to order an add on kit from me to be able to use your left over pieces, plus what you get in the add on kit to make greeting cards to go with the gift bags!  Here's where you can go to subscribe:

And just a reminder that I'm offering FREE SHIPPING all during the month of August so you can save on all those things you want from the Annual Catalogue before the Holiday Catalogue goes live September 4. You must submit your order through me for this to work, as it's not a Stampin' Up! promotion. Also this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts I offer such as Papercraft Cat Point redemptions.

Have a great weekend and enjoy the heat!

Click on the links below to take you to my On-Line Store, where you can read about, look at, and purchase if you wish, the products used to make this card today.

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*New Products from the 2019 Holiday Catalogue, not available for sale until Sept. 4, 2019.

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