Christmas Lights

Hi everyone!  Today's 52 Christmas Card Throwdown blog challenge is a theme challenge and the theme is Christmas lights.  I had a few different ideas in mind for this challenge, but then I remembered an old Stampin' Up! stamp set that I have with the little elf and his lights.  This set is almost 20 years old!

I stamped the images and colored them with my Stampin' Up! markers.  Two of the elves were stamped, colored, and cut out.  My real red and gumball green card stock layers are dry embossed using my square lattice embossing folder.  Then I used the finishing edgelits for the real red border and my main image was cut using the apothecary accents framelits.

There are dimensionals under the main image layer as well as the two cut out elves.

Thanks everyone for stopping by.   As some of you may know I am in the process of starting my own challenge blog, ABC Challenges and my very first challenge will be this Monday so I hope you'll stop by and play along!

Stamps:  Santa's Elves, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card Stock:  White, Real Red, Gumball Green, DSP- In Color Paper Stack
Ink:  Black Stazon
Supplies:  Ribbon, Brads, Hole Punch- for brads, Word Window Punch, Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Finishing Touches Edgelits, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Dimensionals
Technique:  Dry Embossing

Contact me today if you would like to place an order or to be added onto my mailing list!
To place your Stampin' Up! order- http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/default.aspx
My email address- pebbles4@ptd.net
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12 comments:

Tracie said...

Those elves look lik they just about jump off the page...don't they?

Vicky Hayes said...

Patty - it just goes to show that a set can be as old as it likes and it still makes fabulous cards! I love your Christmas elves!

Danielle Vincent said...

Super cute Patty! Some sets are just too cute to get rid of aren't they? Love it!

Mynnette said...

I haven't even been crafting for 10 years, let alone 20! WOW--and the set is darling! LOVE the colors you used and the layout is fabulous! :)

Amy V. said...

Those elves are so cute! I haven't seen those stamps used in forever...thanks for bringing them back! Looking forward to seeing your challenge on Monday!

Design Originals by KC said...

Love the elves holding the lights... very festive and inventive to use them that way.. LOVE this CARD!! Kathi

Athina said...

Patty, I love the extra elves on the card. They really make the card!

Barb said...

What a cute card Patty--I have never seen this set and the card rocks!

Shari Nelson said...

So, so cute!

Heather B said...

OMG, those elves are SO adorable!!!!!

Ruth M said...

Fun, festive and fab card Patty - the elves are adorable!
Ruth x

:: BlueInks :: said...

Super cute and I love the layout!