Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Holiday Catalog was released yesterday – so many great products in the pages of this book. I combined simple elements from two sure-to-be-popular bundles to make a clean-and-simple Christmas card for this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch challenge. Here’s my card:
- Small Elements of Big Bundles. The banner was stamped and cropped from one new bundle in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Holiday Catalog, while the gorgeous greenery is from another. While neither of these is the most recognizable element in either bundle, they come together to make a gorgeous Christmas card. Here’s a look at the Toile Christmas Bundle:And here’s a look at the Frosted Foliage Bundle (which is sure to be a beautiful bundle we can use throughout the year):
- Open Space. I struggled with the open space on this card. Once I added the elements of the sketch, I was left with a large red space just above the sentiment. I loved it. I wanted to cover it up with something. I loved it just as it is. It felt a little bare. Nothing needed to change. After this back-and-forth in my already-cluttered mind, I decided to just leave it alone and enjoy the bold red background.
- Christmas Colors. The Real Red panel is surrounded by a soft Pear Pizzazz and framed with a Shaded Spruce base. The two greens are repeated in the leaves from the Frosted Frames Dies. I had thoughts of adding a touch of color to the banner, but I opted to leave it alone (that seems to have been a theme when building this card.” If you like this combination of Real Red, Pear Pizzazz and Shaded Spruce, please save this:
Bundles: Toile Christmas Stamp Sets: Toile Christmas Papers: Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Thick Whisper White Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento Accessories: Frosted Frames Dies, Christmas Cardinal Dies, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the CAS(E) This Sketch site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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STAMPIN’ UP!’S 2019 HOLIDAY CATALOG
Stampin’ Up! released its 2019 Holiday Catalog on Wednesday. What fun! Be sure to check out my post that walks you through all the suites and to download the catalog – CLICK HERE.
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