Sunday, November 4, 2012

Silver and White Joy


Today I tried something new that I think turned out real pretty.  I used the largest Spellbinders "Romantic Rectangles" die for the background for the Memory Box "Flowering Christmas Tree".   I felt the background was to "plain" so decided to see what would happen if I embossed the new Nellie Snellen "Oval" frame inside the die cut frame.  It worked out great and I feel gave a beautiful border around this pretty die cut tree.  The tree was die cut using shiny silver card stock.  This is a 5"x7" card.  To create an embossed background for the frame, I used the Swiss Dots embossing folder.  

The sentiment was created using some Crystal Alphabet Stickers by Mark Richards.  They added the perfect "sparkle" for this pretty card.  A few extra rhinestones were added to the tree and on the background, to complete the card.  

You can purchase the products to create this card from Joan's Gardens:
Nellie Snellen "Oval Frame" (HSF004)
Spellbinders "Romantic Rectangles" (S5-090)
Memory Box "Flowering Christmas Tree" (98195)
Shiny Silver Card Stock
Kaiser Craft Rhinestones

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6 comments:

Mihaela said...

Beautiful Christmas tree and I love how you made the background. Elegant card using these colors!

Olga said...

gorgeous, it was so fun talking with you! We need to do that more often, maybe next time you won't catch me in my PJ's LOL

Rita said...

Your Christmas cards are such a treat Selma, I love them all and this one is really stunning too. Hugs Rita xx

Sheila - Ginger said...

Oh Selma such an elegant Christmas card....it's such joy visiting you to see your beautiful creations every day, Thank you for all the inspiration you pass on.

Love Sheila xx

Joan Fricker said...

Beautiful card Selma. Great idea embossing inside the frame. love it!

Leanne ... said...

This really is pretty with that lovely Christmas tree die cut.
TFS...
Hugs...Leanne

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