Saturday, November 12, 2016

JUST US GIRLS #369 - Trend Week

Hello crafty friends! This week at JUST US GIRLS, Bobby is your hostess, and she's picked METALLICS as your prompt for Trend Week! Here's my take on the challenge:

 here is the inside:

I started by stamping and heat embossing the holly leaves in green EP, coloring and die cutting them. Next I stamped the fa la la and heat set it in gold EP. Adhered the sequin trim, and popped the panel onto my card base. I used a few of the sequins to act as berries for the holly, then adhered it over the sequins with foam squares.

Now it's your turn. Break out that embossing powder, the sequins, those metal embellishments, etc. and make something! Be sure to link up your project at Just Us Girls so we can admire it! For even more inspiration, check out what the Design Team and our Guest Designer, Cecile have created and leave some bloggy lovin! 

Remember that if you are chosen as Chic of the Week for any of our November challenges, you'll be in the running to be our Guest Designer for the month of January! Have fun and thanks for visiting!

I'd like to enter this at Freshly Made Sketches #262

Stamps: Paper Smooches - All Yule Need; Simon Says Stamp - Tis the Season; Hero Arts - Merry Christmas
Ink: VersaMark; Memento - Lady Bug
CS: Crafter's Companion; Darice
Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; Stampendous - Azurite & Champagne EP; heat gun; Sequins gifted to me by my friend Cathy
Adhesives: Scotch - foam tape; SA by 3L - 3D foam squares; Recollections - red tape; Ranger - Glossy Accents


  1. Fabulous card, great take on the sketch,

  2. This is such a simple, and really beautiful card. Great idea to use the string of sequins as a ribbon, well done!

  3. I love your holly with sequin berries, Chris. I also love that string of sequins. I have one in white but am afraid to use it on a card.

  4. Love your row of sequins and your gorgeous Holly! Great card Chris!

  5. What a great card! I love that row of sequins and the sparkle of the holly berries! So perfect for Christmas! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  6. Wow! I am so impressed at the sentiment embossing! I would have thought that was waaaay too little to heat emboss so crisply. Nicely done and such a pretty card.

  7. Super simple and simply fabulous. Love your take on our Metallic Challenge.

  8. This has the perfect amount of bling and is a great take on the sketch! Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  9. This is beautiful! I love this clean design and your use of the metal on the holly and those awesome sequins.

  10. This is awesome! Love how you used the sequin trim!


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