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Just Add Ink 196 & Sneak Peeks

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Happy Monday of a short week! How was your Sunday? Mine was spent trying to catch up! I also had to run into Manhattan last night to see a friend and there were way too many people in there! The sidewalks were packed full and the train was worse than during rush hour! I couldn’t even take any pictures. Manhattan this close to Holidays is not the best place to be if you are not a fan of crowds! LOL!

I wanted to mention that two of my cards were Favorites on Split-Coast! My card for the Control Freaks Blog Tour was a Gallery Favorite and my card for the WOW White on White Paper Players Challenge was a CAS Favorite! Thank you very much to the peeps at Split-Coast for choosing my cards! 🙂

I was looking around yesterday and I came across this week’s Just Add Ink challenge. This time they ask you to just add Christmas! I had made this card for a very good friend which is sort of a CASE of another card that I made a few weeks ago. I really love the colors so I wanted to post it and this was the perfect excuse! The base of the card is Crumb Cake Card Stock. My background is a piece of Pool Party that I cut out with the Hexagon Hive Thinlits Die* and adhered it to the base with some 2-Way Glue. Next up is a snowflake that I cut out with the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies from a piece of Silver Glimmer Paper. My flag on the right consists of a piece of Bermuda Bay that I adhered a piece of the Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum* on top of. I used the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch* to make my tag and stamped my greeting from the Christmas Messages Stamp Set in Pool Party and Bermuda Bay. A piece of Natural 5/8″ Chevron Ribbon* tied with some Whisper White Bakers Twine goes through the top. Along the bottom left are three pieces of Bermuda Bay that I punched out with the Chevron Border Punch and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals. A few random matte silver and silver sequins sprinkled across the card finish it off. I really love the colors and that Hexagon Hive Die is so much fun! Thank you for stopping by and visiting with me today! I really appreciate it! 🙂

JAI 196-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Whisper White and Bermuda Bay

Specialty Paper: Silver Glimmer

Specialty Vellum: Silver Foil Designer*

Ink: Bermuda Bay and Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Set: Christmas Messages Clear Mount

Thinlits: Hexagon Hive*

Framelits: Festive Flurry

Punches: Scallop Tag Topper* and Chevron Border

Embellishments: Natural 5/8″ Chevron Ribbon* and Whisper White Bakers Twine

Tools: Big Shot, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Multi-Purpose Glue, 2-Way Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

*2014 Occasions Catalog (January 3, 2014)

Christmas Messages CM

Festive Flurry Framelits Dies

Chevron Border Punch

Silver Glimmer Paper

White Bakers Twine

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