Saturday, August 29, 2009

tis the season... begin the massive rush to finish Christmas cards AHEAD of my life...i've never gotten em out early enough! always LAST MINUTE! so my goal (again) this year is to just keep plugging away early enough that by mid-december i don't have to make ANY Christmas cards! This card is inspired by this weeks Fresh Batch Sketch Challenge.

Supplies: Paper - Basic Grey: Figgy Pudding; Cardstock: American Crafts, Bazzil, Georgia Pacific; Tim Holtz Grungepaper; Stamps: Studio 490 by Wendy Vecchi; Ink: CTMH - Chocolate, Distress Ink: Fired Brick, Pine Needles, STAZON - Timber Brown; Distress Stickles - Fired Brick; Glitz Stickles - Champagne; Glimmer Mist - Iridescent Gold; Ribbon - unknown


  1. Your card is stunning, love the glitter on the swirls.

  2. This is awesome!
    I LOVE your choice of stamps!

    Thanks for the blog comment.

    Can you tell me which flowers you are interested in learning how to make?

  3. Your card is beautiful! Great work!

  4. OMG Lesley your card is gorgeous! I LOVE the stunning layout and the added glitter to the flower. Great job with our sketch!

    Thanks for playing along with Stamps and Smiles! Hugs, Jennifer :)

  5. Love the grunge paper and distressing! The flourishes are a fantastic addition to this card:))

  6. Oh my, I love your card! the flower is stunning! Thaks for playing along with us at Stamps and Smiles!

  7. STUNNING! That card is just amazing! Thanks so much for playing with Stamps and Smiles this week.


  8. what a stunning card!! someone is going to be thrilled to recive it :) thanks for joining us on SAS this week :)
    rose - guest designer

  9. wow lesley, this is stunning... WOWW!!!!

    Thanks for playing with us at Stamps and Smiles! Remember that this week's sketch is up!

    -- dalis