Sunday, December 4, 2016

Visions of Sugarplums--Day 2

I'm back with my project for Visions of Sugarplums, Day 2.  Lori has a fabulous group of sponsors this year.  You need to start each day with a comment at Chouxchoux Paper Art & then each additional comment along the way gives you another entry for the random drawings. All the details are on Lori's blog.
Greta Hess--that's me!

When I visited family in Indy, my cousin's wife cut 2 Tim Holtz stencils in half to share with me.  I sponged with Versamark & gold embossed the beautiful greenery images on a kraft panel.  
For more definition, I lightly sponged with Distress Ink vintage sepia & couldn't resist some gold Stickles on the berries. Hard to see the pretty sparkle in the photo.  
The Penny Black sentiment is one of my favorites & how do you like my $1 bargain plaid ribbon from Target?!  I mounted the panel with fun foam to a card front with a red strip down the left side. 

You can also join me in entering the Visions of Sugarplums Christmas/Winter challenge for a chance at the $25 gift certificate to Freckled Fawn.  I'm also entering SSS Wednesday. Thanks so much for stopping by.
Edited to add: Also entering Kylie's 12 Days of Christmas Cards.

38 comments:

  1. Another really classy looking card Greta.

    B x

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  2. Oh it's beautiful! Heck, I never thought of sponging in Versamark!

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  3. lovely card Greta - and the plaid ribbon is perfect on it!!

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  4. This is beautiful. What a bargain you got with that ribbon, it is so pretty. Great idea to use versamark, then emboss. It came out great.

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  5. That touch of gold is so pretty! Very elegant and classy!
    Holiday Hugs!
    Michele

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  6. Beautiful neutral colours and gold, and love that ribbon!

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  7. Classic and beautiful ... love the pop of gold against the neutral background, Greta!

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  8. Greta, this is fabulous. Such depth and I would have never thought to sponge gold on kraft. I have this stencil and now you've given me a new look at it!

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  9. So pretty! Love the gold with the lovely plaid.
    Brings it to elegant level!

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  10. great combo of products for a lovely card. Helene

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  11. Oh, wow! The gold stencil is so pretty, Greta!! Wonderful sentiment and strip of plaid is a great addition to your lovely card!!

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  12. what a gorgeous card, greta!! the stenciling is just amazing!!

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  13. Oh, Greta! That kraft, gold and plaid are gorgeous. What a fabulous card!

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  14. Beautiful. Love the gold on kraft.

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  15. So pretty and the gold is the icing on the card!!!

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  16. I have never embossed gold on kraft paper, but I will now. Love how pretty that looks. Great deal on the $1 ribbon at Target. Good choice for this card. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Oh how pretty Greta! The gold and the plaid are striking. Beautifully done!! And how nice of your cousin's wife to share the stencil!!

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  18. The light inking with all that sparkle is so pretty. Lovely card. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  19. Well this is beautiful!! Love it!

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  20. Love that gold embossing on the Kraft with the sponging. Must give that a try. The sentiment is just my kind of thing and the tartan is the perfect finishing touch.

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  21. Very creative way of using gold embossing. Will give it a try too! Thanks for sharing.

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  22. It looks lovely, the gold embossing with the sponged distress ink looks great.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  23. Love the gold.
    Beautiful card.
    Very elegant.
    thanks for sharing.

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  24. Very elegant Christmas card, such a pretty embossed image!

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  25. Your gold embossing is gorgeous and I love the touch of plaid! Beautiful card!

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  26. This is very pretty. I love the shiny gold with the plaid. That's a great bargain you found there!

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  27. Fabulous, Greta! You really have done an amazing job once again. Such sweet samples for the Visions of Sugarplums Blog Hop. Thanks for taking part and for all the great inspiration.
    Karen L
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  28. Gold embossing on kraft...oh my! Stunning, and the strip of plaid adds such impact!
    Hugs~c

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  29. Beautiful card! Simple and elegant! :)

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  30. stunning Greta. What a gorgeous way to use the stencil.

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  31. The gold embossing on kraft is amazing. What a wonderful card! Thanks so much for playing along in my 12 Days of Christmas Cards challenge xx

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