Hello Stampers and crafters I ope that you are having a wonderful day.  I am continuing my series this week featuring my swaps for OnStage coming up in Atlanta this weekend.  If you have joined me at all this week then you know that OnStage is a small convention for Stampin’ Up! demonstrators to receive training, as well as learn new tricks and techniques to come back and show our friends, customers, and family.

Today’s card actually came about from my swap card that I shared with you on Tuesday.  After creating Tuesday’s card I had all the die cut Thanks just laying around so I had to do something with them so I came up with this wonderful card.   Here’s a look at today’s card.


This is actually one of my favorite cards that I have created.  I love that you have the bold color mixed with the embossed image and the simple words above the embossed image has some texture to it.   To add a little sparkle to it and add a feel of winter i added some dazzling diamond glitter with the fine tip glue pen along the branches as well as some falling from the sky.

Color Combination:


I was inspired by the Candy Cane Lane designer series paper for this color combination.  I love Real Red paired with Early Espresso, they play so nice together.  Very Vanilla balances out both these colors with it’s warm feel, even with it being the lightest hue in the color selection.

Texture in the unexpected:

You will find texture in this card in the unexpected place.  Not only is it in the woodland embossed image.   Which was created by inking and stamping the tree line from Lovely As A Tree on the embossing folder before running everything through the Big Shot.  But we also find the same texture in the Thanks die cut image because it was taken from this same embossed images used on other cards.   This adds the texture in a very unexpected place and you will have to look for it closely.


I am so excited to be sharing my swaps with you this week and I am looking forward to leaving tomorrow for Atlanta for the local OnStage Event there.   I will be sharing about my experience since this is my first Stampin’ Up! event like this.   I am going online by using Facebook Live throughout the weekend so if you are not on my Facebook page make sure like and follow me there to see what I am doing and see how things are going.  I look forward to share with you this weekend.   I will talk to you later I hope that you all have a great day.

Happy Stampin’



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