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Hello everyone and welcome to Friday! I loves me some Friday! What are you all up to for the weekend? I’m going into the city on Sunday to drop off an order and see some friends. Tonight the last of my family flies back to London. It was so much fun having so many of them here all at once. I hope to see them again soon!

Today’s post is for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge. This week we have a color challenge…

I was going to do a birthday card but at the last minute I decided that I would make a Christmas card! The base of the card is Cherry Cobbler Card Stock. I stamped a piece of Pink Pirouette with the Woodgrain Background Stamp inked in Pink Pirouette. Before I adhered it to the card I stamped the greeting from the More Merry Messages Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler. For the flagged banners and mittens I used the Make a Mitten Stamp Set. The banners are stamped in Pink Pirouette on Whisper White, Baja Breeze on Baja Breeze and Cherry Cobbler on Cherry Cobbler. If you line the borders up they give you some really nice patterns. The mittens are stamped in Baja Breeze and backed by a piece of Whisper White that I embossed with the Northern Flurry Textured Impressions Embossing Folder after I cut it out with the Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies. I also cut out a piece of Baja Breeze and used the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack and Paper-Piercing Tool to pierce the edge. They are all mounted to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I love the softness of the color combination and hope that you enjoy this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Challenge card. Thank you for stopping by and have a crafty day! πŸ™‚

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Baja Breeze and Pink Pirouette

Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Baja Breeze and Pink Pirouette Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Make A Mitten and More Merry Messages Clear Mount and Woodgrain Background

Tools: Big Shot, Northern Flurry Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies, Mitten Builder Punch, Festive Paper-Piercing Pack, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

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I am a tech junkie that loves to engineer some paper!

28 responses »

  1. Love your card. Can’t get enough of these mittens, also as much as the gingerbread man from Scentsational Season. Ok, what’s your trick to punching both the right and left stamped mitten?

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  2. I knew the mittens would be perfect with these colors! I just don’t have them – but I was right! They are awesome with these colors! Love how you framed them with the dies and paper piercing!! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

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  3. Love everything about this card! The embossing behind the mitten, the stamped banners, all the details! Just fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie & Mary!

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  4. I’m just gonna say ditto to what Melissa said! That was pretty much what I thought too!!! Superb card!

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  5. Ah…so cute, Justin! Now why didn’t I think about mittens for this color combo? They look great! LOVE all the details of embossing and piercing! Thanks for playing along with the color combo this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

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  6. Love those cozy mittens. They look great layered on the embossed framelits. And as always, I love the added paper piercing. That always adds a beautiful finishing touch to your layers. Thanks for joining us at Create With Connie and Mary!

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  7. I was puzzled at first how you did do with these mittens?? Clever Justin! On how you did with Stamp-a-ma-jig!! Ahhhh!! I am gonna to try that!!

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  8. Every last detail is totally superb! Thanks for adding such an awesome card to our color challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary. Smiles, Elizabeth

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  9. Darling card! I don’t have the mitten set, but I have Chock-full of Cheer and I think I could do something similar with that set. I love the textured snowflake behind the mittens and you executed the background strips perfectly! I seriously thought they were strips of DSP! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie & Mary challenge this week!

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  10. I like how you used the mittens as your focal point and the banners really dress up your card. So glad you joined us this week at Create with Connie & Mary!

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  11. Oh this is just fun and fabulous!!! LOVE it! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

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