Friday, January 1, 2016


Hello crafty peeps! Happy New Year to you all! I hope that your holidays were happy and filled with fun.

I didn't spend too much time in my craft cave, and now I'm feeling itchy to get back to crafting. LOL! That said, I've made a card:

 And the inside:

I severely depleted my Christmas card stash, so it's back to building that up again. ☺ The tree stamp (which I've had for a couple years, and only just now saw ink) is stamped in VersaMark and heat embossed using a glittery green embossing powder. It's hard to see head on, so here's an angled view:

I love how the tree sparkles! All that white space was making me itchy, so I used an embossing folder for some added texture in the corners. Then I colored some rhinestones gold using a marker and adhered them. (more sparkle!) The inside sentiment is stamped using gold ink.

So that's it until tomorrow. JUST US GIRLS has a new challenge starting up, so I hope you'll come and play along with us! Thanks for visiting, and I hope you have a great day!

I'd like to enter this at Case This Sketch #153

Stamps: Inkadinkado - Holiday Words; MFT - Seasonal Sentiments
Ink: VersaMark; Brilliance - Galaxy Gold
CS: Darice, DCWV
Accessories: Whispers - green glitter EP; heat gun; GC; Cuttlebug - EF from the Heritage Set; Nicole - rhinestones; Spectrum Noir GB5 marker
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner


  1. Stunning and elegant card Chris, I love how the tree shimmers and sparkles and the embossed corners are the perfect finish. Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog today, you are too kind! Happy New year to you which hopefully have plenty of time to craft :) Donna ♥ x

  2. Embrace the white space, Chris! :D That being said, I do love the embellishments in the corners. And that tree! Can't believe you left it languishing until now.

  3. Gorgeous tree stamp, love the sparkle on it. fabulous card I'm so much the same with "white space" but the corners look awesome.

  4. Oooh, what a cool tree image, and I seriously adore that shimmery green embossing! LOVE the corners you created, too. This is so elegant! Love it!

  5. Oh, this is so perfect for the sketch!


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