Friday 10 April 2015

Peace On Earth

     Today is the beginning of another CASE-ing Christmas Challenge, this week we are case-ing a card by DT member Ellen. I was intending to stay with the beautiful simplicity of Ellen's card but I got carried away a little.
     I cut two pieces of card to act as mat and top layer on my card blank. I coloured the edge of the bigger piece with a blue alcohol marker. Then I stamped a bauble in the centre and embossed in Cosmic Shimmer Silver Shine, coloured in with a slightly lighter shade of blue.
     The top layer I cut a bauble shape out using Spellbinder Heirloom Ornament 2011 so that the hole would sit above my stamped bauble, then I embossed it with a Creative Expressions A4 folder called Snowflake Lattice. This layer is mounted on Stix2 foam tape so that it sits about 2mm above the blue layer.
     I was going to leave it there but it looked a little blank and not as elegant as Ellen's card, so I decided to add a tiny blue gem to each embossed snowflake.
     Please come and join us at CASE-ing Christmas, we'll help you build up your card stash so that December isn't such a rush.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Tis' The Season - Getting Bluesy
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Christmas ornaments
Christmas Card Challenges - Colour Challenge Blues
The Glory Of Christmas - Blue and Silver
The 12 Months Of Christmas - Optional Colour Challenge


  1. Rocky, your card is beautiful! Love all the little jewels you added...that must have been a lot of work! Thanks for joining us at 'Tis the Season.

  2. Very pretty card, love the embossing and all the sparkle!

    Thanks for sharing with us at 'Tis The Season!

  3. Beautiful ornament and beautiful background. Love all the little blue gems you agged to the snowflakes. Thanks so much for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

  4. This card is gorgeous! I loved the silver embossed ornament, and it goes so well with the embossing folder you chose. I really love that window technique, too. Beautiful!

  5. Gorgeous!! Thanks for playing along at CCC!!

  6. Beautiful. Love the embossing and the tiny jewels. Thanks for joining us at 12 Months of Christmas Link Up for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  7. Wonderful card design. Thank you for sharing with us at the Glory of Christmas. - Myrna DT

  8. Beautiful! Your embossing and die cut looks great! Thanks for joining us at Tis the Season!

  9. IN LOVE with this pretty card, Rocky! I adore the soft colors, the dimension, and the fabulous embossing! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  10. AMAZING!! Wow, what a beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining us at Tis the Season, hope you will join us again.

  11. Great card Rocky, so elegant.
    Lorry :o) xx

  12. Hi Rocky! Love the embossing and embellishing you did don this card. It looks so rich! Fab job! Have a great day!

  13. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 56 with your lovely crafting, Hazel , Glory of Christmas DT x

  14. Beautiful, Rocky - so elegant and I love your colour combination.

    Thanks for joining us a the 12 Months of Christmas Link Up.

    Helen x


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