Monday, December 8, 2014

A Card for Craft Hoarders Anonymous

I'm playing along with the Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge today as one of their guest designers :)  If you haven't played along with one of their challenges yet you should check them out!  Any project is welcome- as long as you're busting some of that stash lol!

I pulled out some of my old favorites along with a few new pieces for this card.  It also features a gift card on the front- I do these every year for the teachers and the gift cards are getting cuter and cuter!  I love how they look on the front of cards :)


I started with a white card base and added the striped paper to the left hand side.  I added the scallop diecut edge to it next, cutting it the same length as the patterned paper.  The Starbucks gift card was next, taking main stage lol!  I added the sparkly snowflake next and then got to work on my sentiment layers.

I watercolored a piece of watercolor paper with various greens to mimic the green on the gift card.  When it was dry, I diecut it using the Holiday Fill In The Blank die set by Avery Elle.  I stamped the rest of the sentiment from the coordinating Holiday Fill In The Blank stamp set with Versamark onto vellum and embossed it with white powder.  Then, I diecut it using a long label die.



I layered the sentiments on to my card and added a bit of twine to finish it off.  I love the eclectic look I ended up with!  I can't wait to give this one to one of the girls' teachers :)

I had so much fun playing along with Craft Hoarders Anonymous this month!  Be sure to pop over to their blog to see what the rest of the team created!

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5 comments:

Miriam Prantner said...

How fun! That gift card fits in perfectly. Love the color of the Merry!

Gloria Stengel said...

I love your fresh and clean style! The colors are amazing together! Thank you for being a guest designer for Craft Hoarders Anonymous this month!

Vicki S said...

I love the clean graphic look that incorporates the crisp lines of the gift card. You have inspired me. I will take a second look at the gift card designs this year.

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

I love the clean lines of your card and the little pop of sparkle! Thanks for being a guest designer at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

Deborah Adams said...

Beautiful card, love all the colors and textures. A Super great gift for a teacher at Christmas time. :D
Had to stop by and leave a comment on your beautiful card as I am also a GD at Craft Hoarders with you for the month of December.
Deborah :D

 
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