Krafty Christmas



Hello and happy Friday!

So I am looking for a challenge to enter and I find Reverse Confetti (of course) wanting us to follow this sketch:

I also found this inspiration photo at The Card Concept:


I start my main panel of stamping and heat embossing...darn I stamped it crooked. Cut another piece of Kraft card stock and tried again....same results!
It now dawns on me that it is an optical illusion because of the stripes. Get out my handy dandy T-ruler...yep, it's straight...but it doesn't look straight! May have to rethink stripes from now on.


I love the look of this Clean and Graphic card!

Challenges Entered:
The Card Concept - Inspiration Photo

Let's go Shopping:
Reverse Confetti:  Tag Me die, Tinsel 'N Trim stamp set, So Stripey stamp set
Simon Says Stamp:  Bundle of Shapes die
The Twinery:  Maraschino Solid ttwine
May Arts:  Ribbon & cord
Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko:  Watermark ink, White embossing powder, irRESISTible Pico embellisher Wedding Dress
Thread

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7 comments

Kristie Goulet said...

I LOVE your take on both challenges! Great design. Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept!

Jean said...

Perfect card combining the two challenges. The kraft and white with a pop of red is lovely! Thanks for joining us at a Sketch for You to Try!

stampwithamyk said...

Very cute card! Love the tag and the thread under your circle looks fantastic! :)

KayM said...

Oh wow! This is really fantastic! I love the graphic feel to it! Beautiful work! So glad you joined us at The Card Concept! :)

Kim Heggins said...

This is just so so much fun! I love the glitter on your tag, just perfect and you have to have glitter for the holiday's right? I love your card. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Card Concept.

Kristie Larsen said...

I think it looks great! nice and straight and bold with those white lines. I really really love it! Good to see you playing with us at The Card Concept!

Hello From Texas said...

Great card. If those strips make it look crooked, I didn't notice, not even after you mentioned it. :)

I love the tag and how you used it in your take on the challenge.

TFS
Carole

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