Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Sparkly Balls and Boughs!

Hi everyone! I have a beautiful and soft Christmas card for the blog today! This one features the non-traditional color of blue against a backdrop of leafy boughs and sparkly snow! I am entering this card into the #4 Winter Challenge at WherecreativitymeetsC9.com

I laid down a watercolor background of soft blue and topped it with some stenciled and glittered snow drops. I've used this technique quite a bit recently but it's just so pretty. Once that was dry, I cut boughs from Concord & 9th's 'O Christmas Tree' die set along with some sparkly snowflakes and layered them over the background. I added in a row of shiny blue Christmas balls and also tucked in some bright, tiny stars.

You can see more of the blue in the ornaments in this picture- they are very striking in person! The sentiment was stamped in bright blue and then embossed in shiny clear powder. I tied it onto the background with shiny silver thread and added a few more stars for accent!

Thanks for checking out my blog! Bee Happy!!

Supplies Used:
DCWV 6x6 Foiled card stock
The Paper Studio glitter and shiny card stock
DMC silver thread


  1. I love every detail on this beautiful card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Where Creativity Meets C9!

  2. This is such a great card, I love all of the details. Thanks for joining us at Where Creativity Meets C9!

  3. This card is so lovely! All of the little details really scream "Winter" to me. Love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us!!!


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