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A very good Saturday morning to you! The weather here is still gorgeous, nice and cool at night and not too hot during the day. Hopefully it holds out. It would be so nice if it could be like this year round. I’m off to Manhattan this morning to see my friend Kim. We’ll get some breakfast and then wander around for a while. I’m thinking I would like some Mediterranean food for lunch. I’ll see if I can find anything interesting to take a picture of and post it tomorrow. 🙂

For today’s post I have my Pals Paper Arts card for this week’s sketch challenge…

PPA 168

The base of today’s card is Smoky Slate Card Stock. I used a piece of the Winter Frost Designer Series Paper Stack for the background. The greeting is from the More Messages Stamp Set and is stamped in Island Indigo. I used the Christmas Collectibles Stamp Set to stamp an ornament in Island Indigo and punch it out with the Holiday Ornament Punch. The second ornament is from the Ornament Keepsakes Stamp Set and is stamped in Pool Party and cut out with the Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies. A stamp from the A Round Array Stamp Set is stamped in Smoky Slate and punched out with the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch. A few Basic Jewels Rhinestones around the greeting and on the ornaments finishes off the card. I love the simplicity and the colors are fast becoming a holiday favorite of mine. Thanks very much for paying me a visit today to see my Pals Paper Arts card for this week’s sketch challenge. I hope that you have a fun little outing planned today too and that you enjoy your Saturday!

PPA 168

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Smoky Slate and Whisper White

Designer Series Paper: Winter Frost Stack

Ink: Island Indigo and Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: More Merry Messages, Ornament Keepsakes, A Round Array and Christmas Collectibles Clear Mount

Framelits: Holiday Ornaments

Punches: Christmas Ornament and 7/8″ Scallop Circle

Embellishments: Basic Jewels Rhinestones

Tools: Big Shot, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

A Round Array CM

More Merry Messages CM

Christmas Collectibles CM

Ornament Keepsakes CM

Winter Frost Designer Series Paper Stack

Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies

Christmas Ornament Punch

7:8%22 Scallop Circle Punch

Basic Rhinestones

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20 responses »

  1. Beautiful, Justin! Glad to see the combination of new and old (but still current) ornaments. These colors are great, too. I’ve said it before, but it’s worth a repeat – really love your random placement of rhinestones. Enjoy your day in the city!

    • Thank you Brian! I love the colors and the mix of sets was fun! A sprinkling of bling is always a good thing! I hope you have a nice day too! 🙂

  2. I agree with Brain! Colors are so Awesome together. Soft to the eye, very nice Christmas card! Again, good eye for details…..even the rhinestones!
    Can’t wait to see what cha going to show next!

  3. Justin, this card is beautiful. WOW. Love it. Have a great weekend.

  4. Like this. Those ornaments are sooo cute. Colors are great too. Wave lots and lots of fun in Manhattan today.

  5. Simple yet stunning! Awesome Justin! Mediterranean food, YUM! I hope you find some delish labneh as well as baba today!

  6. Getting a retro vibe here… those cool colors!

  7. Beautiful card, Justin! Love the color scheme and your choice of DSP! The scattered rhinestones add a very nice touch

  8. love it Justin… now I have to have that stamp set and punch!

  9. lovely Christmas card, love the non traditional colours and the bling!

  10. Crisp, clean and delightful! And love the little bling you added!


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