Tuesday, November 5, 2013

welcome home christmas (Curtain Call, Stampin Royalty, CFC)

I've made another card for the Curtain Call - Welcome Home challenge.  I just love that blue tone of the weathered wood door in the photo.


Well what started out as Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, a brayer and  glossy cardstock became this...


It kinda took a retro turn.  A Tim Holtz Christmas Memories sentiment heat embossed in red. Some stitching.  Some flat sequins in green and gold - cuz that's how they wouldda done it in the 50s my brain said.  Sometimes I wonder where I come up with this stuff!

I'm going over to the CFC #119 Embossing and the Anything Goes, challenge #200 over at Stampin Royalty too.

Thanks for looking.


Supplies for Merry Christmas:
Paper:  cardbase The Paper Studio, glossy paper Aldi
Stamps: Tim Holtz
Ink : Distress, Versamark
Tools: 
Other: sequins, sewing machine

15 comments:

  1. What a wonderful clean and simple Christmas card. I just surfed your blog and I am really amazed to find so much inspiration here. All of your cards are really gorgeous.

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  2. Simply wonderful Maria! Love the sequins scattered about!

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  3. It looks beautiful Maria!
    Thank You~

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  4. Very 50s! I like the hint of plaid on the background.

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  5. gorgeous background and fabulous pop of red! awesome!

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  6. Really pretty background and the pop of colour with the sentiment. Thank you so much for joining us at Curtain Call this week.

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  7. Love the look of brayered ink in the background Maria! So glad you could join us at CAS-ual Fridays ;-)

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  8. Love this! That background is fantastic, and boy, do I love, love, love that embossed RED sentiment. This is the perfect Christmas card. Love the whole card! Bev

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  9. Love this retro/artsy style!
    Btw thanks for sending my mojo on it's way! I've finally made a card!

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  10. your cards always speak to me in an artsy but not trying so hard, I am just cool naturally kind of way. Congrats on SR, you deserve the recognition. Your work is original and totally eye candy :)

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  11. Um hello! Just saw that one of your cards won for WCMD....hello Mrs.Awesome-pants! So happy for you!

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  12. Oh this is totally retro ... flat sequins and all! You're so great with the little details that make a big impact. So glad you hooked up with the CAS-ual Friday's Challenge!

    AND, going over to check out your WCMD announcement. Yes, I have been living under a rock these past few months. BIG CONGRATS!!

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  13. So so AWESOME, girl and congrats on the WCMD win!! Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call!!

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  14. Now this is CAS and SPECTACULAR!!!!! I love this to pieces Maria! Thanks for playing along with the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!! :) Congrats on the WCMD win too....:)

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  15. Love it! Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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