The Twisted Sister challenge for this week was issued by Lesley (Marleygo) to make an all white card, with hints of gold, and some lace. The theme is not Christmas, but this challenged screamed just that to me, and I was also influenced by the other Twisted Ones in my choices. (Enablers, all of you!) I am counting my lacy Spellbinder as the lace. I have hoarded these "clearance" crystal blooms for nearly a year, and tucked them inside some giant Spellbinder snowflakes. I had to fight adding the gold MS Branch punches, trying to keep this simple.
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Date: Saturday, September 1, 2012 GMT Views: 5327
Wow Blooms this is stunning! I so love that tree. I don't think I will ever tire of it. That die is just perfect to showcase it. I like how you have the wee bit of gold on the layering. Then those flowers are so pretty. I can see why you have been hoarding them. Another Smether's masterpiece! Keep um comin Sis.
Registered: February 21, 2007 Location: Bucks County, PA, Just north of Philadelphia Posts: 17637
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 @ 3:00 PM
Well now, you have given new meaning to the words, "fresh as the new fallen snow" here, Pat !!
Those sparkly snowflakes - with the crystal blooms - are extraordinary as an embellishment to use with the timeless Lovely as a Tree image. That EF on the glossy gold made your gold evergreen the center of attention.
This is exquisite, Ms Blooms!! (oh, and gaw-gus TOO!) LOL
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 @ 3:52 PM
WOWEE! There's gold in them thar hills! LOL Seriously, your gold metallic die cut is so gorgeous!!! LOVE your golden embossed Christmas tree and your flowers are simply amazing!!! Every element on your card is just so beautiful!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it ALL!
Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24871
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 @ 5:24 PM
WOW, WOW and WOW Mrs. Buckle. This is SPECTACULAR! I happened to catch it on the gallery. BEAUTIFUL use of gold. That nestie looks fab and your snowflakes, etc. One GAWGEOUS card for the holidays. I've been behind on commenting. I hope to get to more of yours when I can. I just miss ya - your cowgirl!
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Registered: March 27, 2010 Location: Georgia Posts: 3299
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 @ 5:42 PM
Wow Pat! You should frame this beauty! Lovely as a tree was the very first stamp set I ever bought and is one of my favorites. You certainly did it proud here! Those crystals and snowflakes send this waaaay over the top!