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SUO Challenges 83

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As far as Monday’s go yesterday wasn’t too bad. Work was bearable and it was nice and quiet when I got home. It was really cold here but it’s supposed to warm up later in the week. I spoke to a friend last night on the phone, something that I don’t really do as most people just usually text these days. I also got to sit at the craft desk for a while and just play. We all know there is nothing I like more than that! Tomorrow is gym day and I am looking forward to that too!

Today’s post is for the SUO Challenges Design Team. This time around we ask you to use your favorite greeting. I didn’t even have to think about this one, I knew right away just what I would use. The base of today’s card is Cherry Cobbler Card Stock. I used some Brushed Gold Card Stock and the Stylish Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder for the background. The little snowflakes are from the “Vintage” Northern Frost Sizzlit Decorative Strip Die and are cut out from Whisper White. I stamped my greeting using the “Vintage” Heart of Christmas Stamp, heat embossed it with some Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Emboss Powder and rounded the corners. Behind it is a piece of Cherry Cobbler that I cut out with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies and used the Essential Paper-Piercing Pack and Paper-Piercing Tool to pierce just the top and bottom. A piece of Champagne Glimmer Paper punched out with the 2 1/2″ Circle Punch goes in the middle and Stampin’ Dimensionals hold the pieces to the card. I really do love the Heart of Christmas stamp and was sad to see it go with last year’s Holiday Catalog. I was also happy when I found my Norther Frost Strip Die, I had forgotten that I had it! Thanks very much for stopping by to see my Design Team card for the SUO Challenges blog. Speaking of blog don’t forget to to head over and check out the other designers projects and enter yours in the gallery. Have a good day! 🙂

SUO Challenges 83-JK-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Gold Metallic

Specialty Paper: Champagne Glimmer

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: Cherry Cobbler

Stamp: Heart of Christmas Wood Mount (Vintage)

Framelits: Deco Labels Collection

Embossing Folder: Stylish Stripes

Punches: 2 1/2″ Circle and 3/16″ Corner Rounder

Sizzlit: Northern Frost Decorative Strip

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Heart of Christmas WM

Champagne Glimmer Paper

Brushed Gold CS

Deco Labels Collection Framelits

Stylish Stripes TIEF

Northern Frost Decorative Strip Die

2 1:2%22 Circle Punch

3:16%22 Corner Rounder

Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack

Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Emboss Powder

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About jrk912

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

16 responses »

  1. I have that die, too! I had also forgotten. Thanks for the reminder! Fun card! Happy Tuesday from ND!

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  2. I’m sad they got rid of Northern Frost 😦 especially since i didn’t get it! Beautiful card as usual Justin!

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  3. Justin, this is a beautiful card. Everyday I can hardly wait to see what you have created.

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  4. Beautiful! Love the fit of this inside the circle and framelit. Such a nice layered look.

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  5. Justin – bright and beautiful! Of course, being the glitter queen that I am, if it sparkles I love it. I also wish I had purchased that Hearts of Christmas wood mount stamp and honestly don’t know why I didn’t. It’s a fabulous saying. You did a fantastic job of putting things together perfectly. Anyone would just love to receive this card.

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  6. I completely agree, Justin. That’s one of my favorite quotes too! Hmmm, what will I do for the SUO challenge then?!

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  7. I love how you pierce only over and under the circle! I had not noticed on SC but here I can see it clearly and love it. And wish I had that die too…. so cute. Hope your Tuesday went well (and that you got tons of bookings too for that challenge… I got 3 + 1 “virtual” + 1 Open House… woo hoo).

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  8. Beautiful card, Justin! The Paper Piercing, really adds a nice touch!
    I got so behind into my Emails, I think I’m a little caught-up now! 😉

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