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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Santa & Reindeer Sleigh Emb Xmas Card

Created this Christmas card with a blues ombre look and snow theme. Used washi tape that is blue/white dotted to complement the snow theme put on white cardstock and heart punched. Added stickles to the embossed stars for glitter. Distressed a piece of blue/white dotted Darice cardstock for sentiment tag. Stamped Simon Says Stamp sentiment. Added twine & buttons.

Supplies List

adhesive: Scotch ATG
buttons: 2 small blue
embosing:  Darice Santa Sleigh Night Scene emb folder
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix  
paper: cardstock - blues, white, Darice blue/white dotted
punch: Marvy heart
Simon Says Stamp: stamp - Snow Gear - sentiment
Tim Holtz: tool - sander - to distress the sentiment tag
stickles: white - on the stars for glitter
tools: MIST
twine: blue/white
washi tape: blue/white dotted - put on white cardstock & then heart punched

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1/17  Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch Let it Snow  UE  1/4
1/17  Faith Hope Love Fun Cuts "H" is for "Heart"  UE 1/11

1/18  ABC Christmas A is for Anything Goes Christmas  UE  1/6

1/19  Simon Says Stamp Wed Ombre  5E(#5)  1/13   Ombre blues colors

1/20  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #209 Heart to Heart   UE  1/14

1/21  PDE Linky Party Ch106 Anything Goes  UE 1/15

1/21  Your Next Stamp Sketch & Color Ch#30  UE  1/8
   Colors - 2 different blues, white

The sketch?
If you use the sketch feel free to swap out shapes or rotate; so long as we can see the basic sketch was your inspiration.


The colors?

If you choose the color combo, be sure to use at least 3 colors and feel free to add in neutrals


1/22  CHNC Christmas Ch264 Cute or Anything Goes as long as it's Christmas  UE  1/16
1/22  Classy Cards N Such CCNS Ch120 Buttons  3E(#1)  1/17
1/22  Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Sat Linky Party  1E(#1)  1/16

1/23  Pile It On Ch #99 Your First Initial  UE 1/10 
   M - Marvy heart

1/24  Stamped Blessings Ch Ribbon or Twine   2E(#1)  1/17

1/30  Sweet Stamps Jan Anything Goes  UE  1/3

1/31  Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog Jan 2016 Anything Goes Ch  UE 1/1
1/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jan 2016  UE  1/
1/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jan 2016 Ch  UE  1/1
1/31  DLART Jan 2016 Linky  no stack  1Eperday  1/1

1/31  Tic Tac Toe Ch 2  3E(#1)  1/16
   1st row - Snow, Glitter, Trees (embossed at bottom of white cardstock to the right of the house)


2/7  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Jan Ch Hearts   UE 1/11


  1. How pretty!! Love the white embossed images on this card and how you split them up with the patterned paper and twine. Fabulous take on the Stamping Smiles Design Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge!!

    Nora Noll
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  2. Melissa, this is lovely, such a stylish design. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.

  3. Cute card! I love the embossing!
    Thanks so much for joining us in the PDE Linky Party!
    Sherrie K
    PDE DT Member

  4. Beautiful embossed holiday card,Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    DL.ART DT Member

  5. Love your embossed background. Thanks for sharing your card with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Lisa DT

  6. Such a lovely shade of blue, Melissa! Thanks for joining us once again at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  7. I love the look of the white on white with that lovely shade of blue!!what a sweet card. So glad you played along with us at the tic-tac-toe challenge!!

  8. Hi Melissa! Another cute one. I am a fan of CAS so I enjoy your creations. The sentiment panel looks great in blue. Thanks again for joining in the YNS Challenges. Thanks for your comment on the blog too. I wanted to make sure that you saw my response..."Hi Melissa! The penguin and guest card are following the sketch. The challenge is to follow either the sketch or the colors.
    Thanks for checking the rules!
    Happy Crafting!

  9. Love this design!
    Thanks for sharing it over at ABC Christmas Card Challenges! :)

  10. Such a pretty design and I Love your fun sentiment.
    Thank you so much for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.

  11. Such a pretty card! I love the embossing along with the washi and buttons. Thank you for joining our weekly challenge at Classy Cards 'n Such.

  12. Love the embossing. Thanks for joining us at YNS.

  13. Very cute card and like the blues!
    Thanks for joining us at Your Next Stamp!

  14. Great CAS card Melissa. Thanks so much for playing along with this week's Amusing Challenge! I look forward to you joining us again this next week. :)

  15. Very pretty card! The embossing looks beautiful!

    Thank you for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas "Let It Snow" Linky Party.
    ~ DT Lori

  16. Gorgeous CAS card Melissa. Thank you for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for January.

  17. Pretty holiday scene.
    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  18. What a lovely card Thank you so much for joining us over at The Artistic Stamper and good luck for the Challenge. x