The Stockings are Hung – SIP #24

I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving weekend.  Mine was spent enjoying some uninterrupted time in my craft room.  I am participating in a color challenge at the Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge.  Here is the very seasonal color combination.

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I wasn’t completely sure how to incorporate black into this while still trying to make a holiday card.  But I think the little bit of black that I did use was just enough to really bring out the other two colors.

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While I am a true fan of Stampin’ Up! sometimes I like to reach into my other stamps for a little change.  This time I thought this adorable House Mouse stamp would be fun to work with.  I love these mice and have quite a collection of stamps featuring them…so stay tuned for more.  All the cardstock and DSP is from Stampin’ Up!  The stockings were paper pieced to create the pattern on them.  The sentiment is from SU’s Peaceful Wreath set and is stamped in Cucumber Crush ink.  And until I invest in some stitched dies, I created my own stitches around the image with Watermelon Wonder marker.

Watermarked Photo (2015-11-29-1046)  Watermarked Photo 2 (2015-11-29-1039)

I embellished the inside of the card with some DSP and Cardstock for a little added interest along with the envelope flap.  This card is ready to go into my stash of Christmas cards to send out in the next week or two.  I do love having a variety of cards to send depending on the recipient.

Thanks very much for stopping by and looking in on my project today.  It is such a cold and dreary day here in Southeastern PA which makes it a perfect day to continue my weekend of crafting.  I hope you, too have a wonderful day!

Rosanne

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One Comment

  1. That spotted Watermelon paper looks fabulous as the background for your stockings, and I love the layered look to your labels here Rosanne, Thanks for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper.

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