Silver Embossed Tree

Good morning!  This week's 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge is a color challenge and we are using the color:  black, white, and metallic of your choice.

I chose to use black, white, and silver.  I used the silver on embossing my tree image.  I stamped the image using versamark ink and then I poured silver embossing powder onto my image and I hit it with the heat gun.  The silver embossing is awesome when you want to create that 'wow' factor without all the work of coloring. 

I kept my card more on the clean & simple side, but I did dry emboss the background using my simply score board and diagonal plate.  For my embellishments I used some silver cording and on the tree image I added a few pearls in the center of the snowflakes.  My sentiment is also heat embossed and I placed it onto my card using dimensionals.

I hope you'll have some time to play along with us this week; this is such a fun color challenge!  Thanks for stopping by!  Make it a great day!

I also made my card for the following challenges-
Sisterhood of Crafters- embossing- I used heat embossing and dry embossing
Sweet Stampin' Christmas- anything goes
Dutch Dare Card Challenges- non traditional Christmas colors
Moving Along With the Times- Clean & Simple

Stamps:  Snow Swirled
Card Stock:  White, Black
Ink:  VersaMark
Supplies:  Silver Cording, Simply Scoring Tool, Diagonal Plate, Basic Pearls, Silver Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Scallop Oval Punch, Embossing Buddy, dimensionals
Technique:   Heat Embossing, Dry Embossing

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Jacquel said...

Beautiful card as always Patty! I'll have to see if I can squeeze this into one of my cards for next week!!!

Danielle Vincent said...

Beautiful, classy, elegant card Patty! LOVE LOVE LOVE your dry embossing - its fabulous. Hugs D

Jacqueline said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Patty - your silver embossing is so neat and i love the pearls - Jacqueline xx

Darlene said...

BEAUTIFUL job of embossing Patty! LOVE your design ... crisp, clean & gorgeous!
Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘EMBOSSING’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Chantal said...

Your card is so stylish! Love the silver tree! Thank you for sharing it with us over at Dutch Dare Card Challenges!

Barb said...

Very Prety Card Patty--I really like how the silver embossing pops off the card!

Mynn xx said...

Love the dry embossing on this card, Patty! The CAS feel is amazing and your hints of silver are perfect! M xx

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card
Thank you for joining over at Dutch Dare
Love Jan

Unknown said...

Wow this is stunning, and very elegant. Love the embossing. Thank you for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month and good luck xx

Ana Carolina Little said...

Patty, your cards are so elegant!!!. The people that you mail them for must be really happy to receive them!!! Gorgeous!!!

Ruth M said...

Wowsers, that is elegant perfection Patty, a gorgeous Christmas card!
Ruth x