Saturday, February 27, 2016

One Layer With Silver

We're alternating sun & rain every other day. Today it's the sun's turn, so more yard work is on the agenda. Quick post with 2 more cards for challenges about to close.
First is my entry for Merry Monday, One Layer Christmas Card Challenge & Rudolph Days. The bells are a very old DeNami stamp I love, but struggle to actually use.  The card is watercolor paper since I colored the silver embossed image with my Zig markers. The berries are covered in Stickles & the bells are coated with Diamond Glaze--wonderful stuff that comes out of the bottle without bubbles & I've had mine for 15 years! 
The card was just too plain for me so hunted in my ribbon/trim drawer & found just what I needed. It attached easily with Score Tape.  The silver embossed sentiment is by AMuse & I finished it off with a PPP bow cut from SSS fog & a red gem.  

Next is another entry for the W&W Birthday Bash using my only W&W product--the hello die.  
This time I wanted to try "dipping" the die cut in silver. Love the look & since my sister loves blue & silver this makes a perfect note card to send her.  The blue die cut is attached to white so that there's a white shadow which I then attached to one cut from fun foam for easy dimension. The background is smooshed in Distress Stain brushed pewter & then splattered with Distress Ink chipped sapphire. Finished off with 3 marshmallow sequins. I'm entering these W&W challenges:  Two Challenge with Shay (2 toned die cut) & Create Your Own Background Challenge with Gayatri.  I'm also entering SSS Monday as I keep humming "Hello, How are you" by The Eagles & SSS Wednesday. Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.
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36 comments:

  1. Oh Greta, both cards are awesome. I love that trim around your bells. It looks like it would be fun to run your fingers around it. I love a tactile card. Your hello, wow what a stunning card. I love that dipped edge and the white layers really make it pop. You rocked them both my friend.

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  2. Two fabulous cards. I love your Christmas bells, perfect for our Rudolph Day challenge - thank you for joining us.
    Kath - DT member

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  3. Gorgeous cards Greta!
    I love the way you did the opening of the peekaboo card!
    Hugs~

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  4. Two very stylish cards Greta.

    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

    B x

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  5. Wonderful card with Christmas bells.
    Thank you for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challnege. Good Luck.
    Hugs,
    Valerija - DT member.

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  6. Great RD card and love the ribbon round the oval cut out.

    Kath x

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  7. Two lovely cards. The added trim on the first card finishes it off perfectly. Thanks for joining in the Rudolph Days Challenge this month. Good Luck!

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  8. Those bells look perfect within the circle. I like the dipped die too. I've never seen that.

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  9. You make beautiful cards Greta, I especially love the holiday card! You are not going to have problem come Christmas 2016!

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  10. What an awesome one layer Greta! Love your trim, such a creative design. Now dipping your hello in silver also a fabulous design!

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  11. I Love both designs. Those bells are beautiful and would make a lovely wedding card too. Love your cards Greta. Thank you for the one you just sent. I have it on my desk at work and admire it every day. Huge hugs♥

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  12. I love your silver bells, Greta! And the cording around the aperture makes this so elegant! I need to try the dipping in silver technique! Love the way that turned out and still CAS! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  13. Fabulous 'bell' card, Greta, the colors are stunning and the cording is striking! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  14. Cool silver trim around your bells, Greta, and I love the HELLO card with the "snowy" bottom!!

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  15. Very pretty and stylish Christmas card with the bells, Greta! And, your card with the hello sentiment dipped in silver...gorgeous!

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  16. I see no signs of a struggle with the bells Greta, your card is beautiful! The trim bordering the circle is a nice fancy touch!! Love the frosty bottoms on your hello letters, cool card!

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  17. Delightful card Greta, love the ribbon around the circle and your finishing touches. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday and OLCCC.

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  18. Such pretty cards. Love that they're both so elegant. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  19. Gorgeous designs, I love the trim around the open circle on the top one. I haven't been in blog land much these days, going to check out what else I've missed at your blog :) Cheers, xx

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  20. Glad that you added the ribbon/ trim around the window - it makes it looks elegant! Love the snow effect on the sentiment and I am sure your sister will love it, Greta!

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  21. Oh my these are gorgeous cards Greta! Love the dipped die and your Christmas card is so elegant!

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  22. I love the bells on your Christmas card, fabulous stamp. The dipped Hello looks great as well.
    Jean x

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  23. Such pretty cards Greta! Love the silver bells! They look so elegant!

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  24. Gorgeous cards Greta, the trim is just perfect for the first one.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  25. gorgeous set of cards, greta!! love the silver trim that you added to the first card! and the the "dipped" die cut on the second is amazing!

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  26. Two lovely cards agaun Greta. The silver trim looks beautiful and I like the little bow on the bottom. The bold Hello looks great. Barbxx

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  27. Love the window in your bell card! Very fun!

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  28. What a pretty Christmas card and you've finished it off perfectly with the decoration around the aperture :)

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  29. Two very pretty cards. The braid on the Christmas one was a brilliant idea!

    The hello with the glittered dip is beatuiful...

    Thanks for taking part in the February Rudolph Days Challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.

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  30. hi Greta! super sweet card, it is sooo lovely, fabulous design! so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  31. Beautiful Christmas card Greta! LOVE that trim you used too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

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  32. Greta, these are two beautiful cards.

    I love the FUN "Hello" card.
    The "dipped" in silver technique is fabulous.
    Your sister will enjoy receiving it.

    Have a lovely week.

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  33. Wonderful! Love the "hole" :) So happy you joined our Rudolph Day challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli {DT}

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  34. That bell card is so elegant and fancy with that trim on it. Love the dipped look of the die cut greeting on your second card.

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  35. Your one layer Christmas card is so creative and beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at the OLCCC.

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  36. Wonderful christmas card! Love how you framed the opening with that trim and love the dipped silver look on the second!

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