Thursday, December 20, 2012

CCMC 231

Good morning, Friends! I am here with the latest challenge from the Create with Connie and Mary team! This week we have a sketch challenge!

I decided to try to squeeze one more holiday card in before Christmas. 

I thought it might be appropriate to make a Christmas/New Year's card. And Happy Hour is the perfect set for that! I got my color scheme from the Color Coach. I ran a piece of Baja Breeze through the Big Shot with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder and adhered it to a piece of Whisper White. The top right hand corner of the white piece is rounded with the 1" circle punch. I added two gold brads and then popped this panel up onto a card base of Whisper White. Then I adhered a strip of Cherry Cobbler to cover the seam. I took a strip of Whisper White and used my 1 1/4" circle punch to round the top and make a sort of tag. I stamped the greeting in Cherry Cobbler onto the tag. The glasses were stamped in Baja Breeze and the champagne in More Mustard onto a scrap of Whisper White and cut out. I adhered the champagne to the inside of the glasses and popped up the glasses onto the tag. The tag is popped up onto the card. Then I tied some Cherry Cobbler baker's twine in a More Mustard button, then tied to a bit of Cherry Cobbler and then adhered to the top of the tag.

Have you visited the Create with Connie and Mary website to see the other beautiful creations? You are sure to be inspired!! I hope you will find some time this week to play along with us! We always love to see what you do with our challenges! Thanks for stopping by and have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Card Recipe: Stamps- Happy Hour; Paper- Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Cherry Cobbler; Ink- More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler, Baja Breeze; Accessories- Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, gold brads, 1" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, Regals buttons, Cherry Cobbler seam binding ribbon, Cherry Cobbler baker's twine, dimensionals


  1. Very cute the shape of the "tag" and the toasting glasses! Great job with the sketch this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

  2. I just love the sentiment you chose for your card and those 2 little champagne glasses are so perfect. Great card. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  3. Lovin' the paper piecing on the champagne glasses! Fabulous card to ring in the New Year!

  4. This is such a bright, fun card. That button/ribbon treatment if fantastic. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.

  5. Gorgeous festive card and I really love the addition of the two wine glasses! Great tip on making the tag - I didn't think of rounding it off with a circle punch! Hope you're having a wonderful Xmas!