August 14, 2011

CAS Christmas {PPA106} - "Dress for Success"

A quick post for the Pals Paper Arts "Dress for Success" challenge {#106}. We were to use 1 piece of DSP, 1 punch and 1 sentiment. I used the new stamp set "Christmas Lodge" from the Holiday Mini for my card, and here it is.
The rules for this challenge were so super simple my card will need little explanation.
I started with a cherry cobbler card base and added some pine tree DSP from my stash.
I stamped the sentiment from Christmas Lodge on a whisper white scallop circle and distressed it with pear pizzazz and crumb cake. I colored the birds with a blender pen using a cherry cobbler marker. 
Before I mounted the focal point I took a scrap piece of 1 1/4" inch striped ribbon and frayed the edges; folded over the top: then glued it to the front.  I used the trimmed piece of ribbon to thread through the button, then used a glue dot to add to the scallop circle. I popped up the sentiment piece with dimensionals. 
 I finished the inside with two more stamps from Christmas Lodge, distressed the edges and glued to the card.
Done!

Hootie says " Hoot Hoot Hooray...Thanks for stopping by today!
 Please leave a comment with your thoughts; I hope you will stop by again!"
 Diane

12 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful Christmas card! I love how you did the red striped ribbon!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Hey lady, I love this card. Sorry I haven't been around much. I hope to get some time to myself soon!!! Hugs, C

Kathy said...

I love this Christmas card -Thnaks for sharing your creative ideas:-)

Melanie C said...

Love your holiday card! Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts.

Nancy said...

Hi Di, sorry been busy with Nana Camp, great card. Isn't it amazing what you can accomplish with so few stampin' items, great job.

Always Playing with Paper said...

Beautiful! I love that DSP...and the new stamp set is perfect!

Karen said...

Love your card Diane. You did a fabulous card with the Christmas Lodge and it is certainly dressed for success. I am on the fence about this set but my resistance is crumbling. Have a great day. Hugs Karen

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Diane! The DSP really catches the eye. I love the sentiment! Of course, the ribbon is the perfect touch!

Carrie Sampsel said...

What a beautiful card!! I love the ribbon treatment. TFS

jaydee said...

Diane,
Isn't this set fabulous? I love that you used a closeup DSP for the front and then tied it into the inside with a picture of the tree. Great job with the ribbon!
Jaydee

Knowles Family said...

love it! so excited for the holidays! following via sc!

http://stampinupissupersweet.blogspot.com/

linda

printing samples said...

Gorgeous Christmas card! That is the best card that I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing.

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