Thursday, October 6, 2011

Christmas Elegance

As part of the Cuddly Buddly  pre-release team I get the chance to work with the images before they are available on-line, and this past week I was given one of Karen Middleton's images that is available for purchase now.  This elegant image is "Holly and Ivy" and was printed out on water color paper, painted with Tim Holtz Distress Inks, and then I did the burnished velvet technique with a clear glitter.

The image was cut with a Spellbinders Scalloped Oval, popped up with foam dots onto the dp which is from Basic Grey's Figgy collection.  The dies were all cut with Tim Holtz's Festive Greenery, and rhinestones from my stash added the final touch.
Cuddly Buddly is also giving away over 100 free digital images from their archives so hop on over to the store and check out the super cute digis.  While you're there also check out the newest releases and all of the other wonderful products that you can purchase from this awesome on-line store.

Challenges for this card:
Anything Challenge - #51 Die Cuts/Punches or Both
Paper Crafting Journey - #20 Die Cuts and/or Punches
Crafty Card Makers - #53 Anything Goes


  1. Beautiful card! Gorgeous colours :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  2. This is gorgeous Shari and that image is amazing. Beautiful coloring and design. Told I'd be over. Thanks so much for becoming a follower. Hope to see you back soon. "Hugs" Carol
    ps. Guess I better go back and change that link...

  3. Great use of punches, thanks for playing at anything goes this week, trace x

  4. Gorgeous card Shari, the image is beautiful. I love the addition of the red gems as berries on the die cut leaves.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.


  5. Lovely work, the colours are really striking. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.
    Jenni x