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Holiday Mini Swap

September 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Holiday Mini Swap

I made this card with Scandinavian Season for a Holiday Mini swap, also hosted by my friend Sharon. Looking for inspiration on, I found that week’s Sketch challenge (#193). The card base is a regular 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ piece of Chocolate Chip card stock folded in half. I did a lot of silver embossing on this card: on the 5-1/2″ x 1-1/4″ strip of Real Red, on the three 3-3/4″ x 1/2″ strips of Brushed Silver, and on a scrap piece of Whisper White card stock, on which I stamped the tree with VersaMark ink.

I colored in some parts of the tree with Real Red and Kiwi Kiss ink and a blender pen, cut out the tree, and mounted it on a piece of Ski Slope Designer Series paper. The little Riding Hood Red felt snowflake was adhered to a 1-1/4″ Whisper White circle with a silver brad.

Thanks for stopping by!

All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Scandinavian Season, Scandinavian (wheel)
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Brushed Silver, Ski Slope Designer Series Paper
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Real Red, VersaMark
Accessories: Little Felt Flurries, Silver Brad, Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder, 1-1/4″ Circle Punch, Crafters’ Tool Kit, Blender Pen, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Pat (mspfd) // Sep 19, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    This is gorgeous, Vera. Love how the tree looks in silver, kiwi and real red. Awesome!

  • 2 ka // Sep 19, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    I loved what you did with this card! It is beautiful. I love how you placed the three stripes on the back and embossed the red stripe on the side. It really compliments the card! Love it! 😀

  • 3 Angie Tieman // Sep 20, 2008 at 10:58 am

    Very cute! Love the little circle snowflake you added at the bottom!

  • 4 Vickie Waugh // Sep 23, 2008 at 10:38 am

    Very pretty card! I just LOVE the felt snowflake!

  • 5 Lisa Henke // Sep 24, 2008 at 8:14 am

    drop dead gorgeous! what a striking card, Vera!