Sunday, September 11, 2011

CAS Christmas Design–The Sounding Joy!

Clean and Simple (CAS), with fresh, crisp colors… this is one of the cards we made this week in our hostess club! 

Today’s card also showcases FOUR new products from the Holiday Mini Catalog!

    • Cherry Cobbler Quilted Satin Ribbon
    • Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
    • The Sounding Joy Stamp Set
    • Silver Glimmer Paper

The_Sounding_Joy, Holiday_mini, catalog, glimmer_paper, glimmer_brads, quilted_Satin_Ribbon, snow_Burst, big_shot, textured_impressions_Embossing_Folder, bow, createdbyu_Blogspot, Sharon_FieldWhat’s your favorite part on this card?  LOL, I know what mine is! The_Sounding_Joy, Holiday_mini, catalog, glimmer_paper, glimmer_brads, quilted_Satin_Ribbon, snow_Burst, big_shot, textured_impressions_Embossing_Folder, bow, createdbyu_Blogspot, Sharon_FieldLOL… you could almost call this a “two step stamping” set!  For the focal image, the star text image from The Sounding Joy stamp set was inked and stamped with Basic Gray Classic Ink. Subsequently, “Joy” was inked with Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink and stamped right on top of the star… no masking necessary! The_Sounding_Joy, Holiday_mini, catalog, glimmer_paper, glimmer_brads, quilted_Satin_Ribbon, snow_Burst, big_shot, textured_impressions_Embossing_Folder, bow, createdbyu_Blogspot, Sharon_FieldI wasn’t too sure about the Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder when I first saw it in the Holiday Mini Catalog… I already had Northern Flurry, after all… why would I need another snowflake Textured Embossing Folder?   Truth is, I’m a real sucker for Christmas stuff… décor, celebrations, family and religious traditions… so my sensible self went out the back door, and I ordered the Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder anyway… LOL, I’m glad I did!The_Sounding_Joy, Holiday_mini, catalog, glimmer_paper, glimmer_brads, quilted_Satin_Ribbon, snow_Burst, big_shot, textured_impressions_Embossing_Folder, bow, createdbyu_Blogspot, Sharon_FieldSilver Glimmer Paper… WOW!  I guess that says it all.  In a Christmas Card Class earlier this month, we used it and everyone was totally Wow’d!  I wanted to share it with my club members too, but had a limited supply on hand… But  my Triple Doily Punch to saved the day!  I’ve always felt the triple doily really looks like a snowflake, LOL… and actually haven’t even touched my snowflake punch since I got the new triple doily!  Everyone got to take home their own sample of this fabulous Glimmer Paper, and a Basic Gray Glimmer Brad too!The_Sounding_Joy, Holiday_mini, catalog, glimmer_paper, glimmer_brads, quilted_Satin_Ribbon, snow_Burst, big_shot, textured_impressions_Embossing_Folder, bow, createdbyu_Blogspot, Sharon_Field

Another low profile card, the only dimension here is from the textured impressions embossing folder, single loop bow, and triple doily ‘snowflake’ with glimmer brad.

Stamps and Supplies Used in Today’s…

CAS Christmas Design – The Sounding Joy! Card

Stamps:

The Sounding Joy
  The Sounding Joy

Classic Ink:

Cherry Cobbler Basic Gray

Card Stock and DSP:

Cherry Cobbler Basic Gray
Whisper White Frostwood Lodge
Silver Glimmer Paper

Big Shot Machine Accessories:

Snow Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Other Accessories:

Cherry Cobbler Quilted Satin Ribbon
Triple Doily Punch
Basics Glimmer Brads
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Multipurpose Adhesive*

*TIP:

Adhering texturally embossed layers in humid climates?  You will have a much stronger bond using Multipurpose Adhesive on embossed pieces.  Multipurpose Adhesive can easily withstand the humid climate!

All the supplies used in todays’ CAS Christmas Design – The Sounding Joy are available online at my Stampin’ Up! Store.

I’ve got another club card to share with you tomorrow, this one features the Stitched Stockings Stamp Set and coordinating punch from the Holiday Mini Catalog.  There are a few more layers… but I think you’re going to really like tomorrow’s card as well!

I look forward to reading your comments, and hope you’ll come back to see tomorrow’s card too!

Hugs,

Sharon

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5 comments:

Donna said...

What a homy, Christmasy, lovely feel your card shines forth, Sharon! Beautiful!

Dee in N.H. said...

Fabulous Sharon! Love the ribbon and the way you stamped right on top of the star. Great card!

Patrice H said...

As usual Sharon, this card is fun and so creative! Thanks for the inspiration.

ArtisticInkspirations said...

Love the red and white with the saying.. but my fav. part is the blingy snowflake!! Very pretty...

Fabiola said...

chic chic chic, biz