The layout is for Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge and the colors are for the CC: Poppy Parade, Tempting Turquoise & White. Since I didn't have Poppy Parade ink, I subbed Real Red. I outlined the snowflake and sentiment using a Clear Star gelly roll pen to give it some sparkle. I do really love the new Verve dies that match the stamps...this tag is a favorite and I'm already planning to decorate Christmas gifts using this tag. I'm not happy with my Liquid Pearls...they always look lopsided to me! I wish I had added another circle layer on top of the scalloped Nestie but ATG 714 adhesive is there to stay once you put it down! :-)
STAMPS: Glad Tidings (Verve)
PAPER: Urban Prairie (BasicGrey), Tempting Turquoise, Real Red, Neenah Solar white
INK: Real Red
ACCESSORIES: Baker's twine, Button, Liquid Pearls, CB, Nesties, A Cut Above tag die by Verve, Brad, Ribbon, Snowflake EF
Date: Monday, November 8, 2010 GMT Views: 407
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Tue, Nov 09, 2010 @ 4:49 AM
What a FABULOUS Christmas card! LOVE all the elements!
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Registered: September 1, 2004 Location: West Grove, PA Posts: 3274
Tue, Nov 09, 2010 @ 5:10 AM
I think this is gorgeous just the way it is! I am LOVING those Verve diecut tags and stamps---beautiful! And I think your pearls look great---I never use them because I can't get them even either! Stickles either!
Registered: May 10, 2006 Location: Westminster, CO Posts: 21348
Tue, Nov 09, 2010 @ 6:28 AM
So many fun things for the eye to focus on! Luv all the pearls around the scallop circle and I especially luv the pearl on the tag!
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