Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz

Welcome to the November Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz! The fun starts in the Waltzingmouse Stamps forum, where you'll find all the links to the blogs participating in the waltz. Be sure to play along in our game for a chance to win a stamp set of choice! The details are in the Chat thread. If you aren't already registered in our forum, it's just a couple of quick questions and clicks away!


Our theme this month is Christmas! I whipped up a quick card using the new Vintage Ornaments stamp set released this month. The patterned paper is by Crate Paper on a Kraft cardstock base. I stamped the background panel with a wee star from the Compliments of the Season stamp set in Tim Holtz Walnut Stain distress ink. I used the same ink to sponge around the edge of the "pink" panel (cut with a Spellbinders Labels Eight die) and ornament die cut, and to stamp the word "Joy."

For the ornament, I used my Juniper Adirondack Acrylic Paint dabber to apply paint to the stamp...brushing it across the stamp to give it texture...before cutting it out with the coordinating Spellbinders Heirloom Ornaments die. A bit of twine for the bow, and voila!

The sketch is FTL116 from Clean and Simple Stamping.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Now on you go to enjoy the rest of the waltz!


25 comments:

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a pretty fun and festive card Lisa! Love the gorgeous Vintage ornament :)

Vera said...

Love the earth tones of this Christmas card! Just lovely!

Joan B said...

another great card. love that patterned paper. I would not have thought of using it that way!

Kelly S. said...

Oh love the colors and how you made that background look like wood! Beautiful ornament, too, Lisa!

Joanne Gilch said...

Beautiful card. Can't say exactly what those two things are that I am supposed to be counting, as you were first on my dance card!!!

Antje said...

the ornament looks so gorgeous on the card!

www.injoystampin.com said...

Lovely card Lisa! I love the colors and the new ornament stamp. Gorgeous! Robyn

Belinda said...

Lovely! The colors are just fab and the twine top makes this card just perfect!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Very pretty card! Love those ornament stamps!

Cassie_lu said...

simple yet sweet.

Monique said...

This is a beautiufl Holiday card... I {heart} the ornament. Cant wait to get my set :)

Pauline said...

The green bauble against the red background looks fab, and a lovely layout too.

Jen said...

Very fun card, Lisa
Thank you for sharing

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

You hid your "W"s really well - I had to really look hard. =). Lovely addition to the waltz.

Wendy ten Hove said...

Love the colors that you used here! Beautiful woody backgrond and love the ornament! Very pretty!
Hugs, Wendy

Nerina said...

Love the way you've incorporated faux texture in this and these colours are so fabby together!!

Dee in N.H. said...

Gorgeous! Love the twine with that ornament!

Lorraine said...

this is so beautiful a perfect card xx

Alice Wertz said...

just love that ornament, Lisa! beautiful card!

Lavender Rose said...

I love the ornament, pretty colour and the stamped kraft background is great.

Lavender Rose said...

I love the ornament, pretty colour and the stamped kraft background is great.

Ren-Yi said...

i love the simple "Joy" in them middle of the card. and great color alternatives for the ornament and the lil twine.

Paula said...

Brilliant ornament with that twine - love the rustic sense of this creation & the colours are beatufiully classic.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Denise said...

So pretty! Love the ornament!
DeniseB

Julia Aston said...

Your ornament looks lovely against the pretty panels Lisa!