For this week's challenge on the Blogger's Challenge group we had to use Embellishments (Brads, Buttons, Eyelets, etc....) for our projects. Last year I bought these adorable 3-D stickers and saved them to use on Christmas projects. I decided this was the perfect time to get one out and put it to use. Yesterday my new paper from Basic Gray (Figgy Pudding) arrived and this snowman pattern was just to cute to resist using along with my little snowman sticker (Paper Bliss).
I tried to match up as much of the colors on the designer paper as possible. My card base is Cranberry Crisp (retired "in" color from 2006) and distressed the edges with Cranberry Crisp ink. Then I added a layer of Soft Sky a current "in" color that I distressed with my cutter kit. I layered the snowman paper and a strip of the reverse pattern and added some stitched ribbon (retired SU - Prep School). Next I added 3 snowflake brads (Making Memories) that is covered with a glue pen and some Summer Sea (Art Institute) glitter. The brads are normally plain white.
I distressed a square of Cranberry Crisp card stock and added a layer of the Soft Sky that I pierced, faux stitched & ran through my Cuttlebug and added my little snowman embellishment. I lightened the Christmas tree up a little with some white craft ink & mounted the piece to my card with foam mounting tape. The only stamped part on this card is the sentiment (SU Holidays and Wishes) stamped in Cranberry Crisp ink.
Don't forget to check out all the other great cards/projects for this weeks challenge. You can do so by using the Blogger's Challenge Group on my sidebar.