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8 Nov 2014

Joy To The World

Oh my - I think it is too early for Christmas Cards....and yet I have made one....wow!  This week's Color Throwdown colours are to blame....oh yes.  Gorgeous purples and aquas - yummy!

And that SHINE! The Inkspirational Challenge word this week is shine - so I am right on the money!





I decided to try to do some sponging with my distress inks and made my card base.  I taped my cardstock to my table with removable adhesive just along the edges so that I could show a white border.



After sponging on my base colours, I removed the tape and voila!! A pretty little border!

I then stamped the Globe "holder" from Avery Elle's Joy To The World stamp set, the little wreath and the sentiment.




The wreath has some little berries that I stamped in black and then went over with my silver Zig pen - lots of shiny-ness!

The actual Globe was stamped with Versamark and then embossed with silver embossing powder.  I diecut the circle and then popped it up onto the card.

A few little sequins from Pretty Posh and my Simon Says Card Kit made it come to life - and I am in LOVE with that ribbon - so pretty!




10 comments:

  1. Love the beautifully sponged colors for the background! Perfect for a Christmas card. Thanks for joining us this week at Color Throwdown!

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  2. I just love how you created the masked border, Bonnie, and your embossed globe looks fantastic!!! Love the sequins, too!!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

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  3. Gorgeous background....perfect border (I am so not good at that)! Wonderful card!! Thxs for joinng us at CTD!!

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  4. Cute card, Bonnie! That stamp set is high on my wish list but I'm really in a "need to use what I have" place right now! LOL Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown.

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  5. WOW Bonnie!!! I totally LOVE your card...the silver is absolutely PERFECT! Thanks for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown!

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  6. What a great card design !!

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  7. Gorgeous background and really good border. Love the touch of a wreath around your globe. Thanks for joining us at Ink

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  8. Oh so pretty with those dark colors. And the white border shines.

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  9. Such a pretty card. Love the sponged background with the heat embossed globe. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown this week.

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  10. Wow... I love this! Your sponged background looks absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful color choices. Great placement with all of the bling and I love your centerpiece. Beautiful all around! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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