Thursday, September 5, 2013

CCMC 267

Good morning, Stampers! I'm here with a very special challenge from the ladies at Create with Connie and Mary! This week they have provided us with a fabulous sketch but they have put a twist on it. We are to use the sketch AND make a pocket card! How fun is that!! So here's the sketch:

I got the idea to make a Christmas card where you could use the pocket to put a family photo! And here is what evolved:

The scallop circle element is attached just at the upper corner of the insert so that it makes it easy to insert and pull out! I don't have a picture on my insert but that is where it would go. Here are the details:

  • Card base of Baked Brown Sugar
  • Layer of Baked Brown Sugar that has been folded over that has the four corners rounded with the corner rounder
  • Behind the pocket I adhered a piece of of the Seasons of Style designer paper and then a strip of the designer paper is adhered to the flap with the bottom corners rounded with the corner rounder
  • The pocket is then adhere to the card
  • Under the flap I adhere a piece of the designer paper after flagging the bottom and then adhered the flap down
  • I stamped the greeting from Wishing You in Baked Brown Sugar and used the label thinlet from the Circle Card Thinlets die to cut it out
  • The greeting is adhered to a piece of Champagne glimmer paper that was punched with the Decorative Label punch and then popped up onto the card
  • For the circle element I stamped the packages using Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler markers onto Whisper White, cut them out and popped them up onto a circle of Cherry Cobbler that was cut with the Circles #2 die
  • The circle is then adhered to a scallop circle of Old Olive that was cut with the scallop thinlet from the Circle Card Thinlets die
  • I popped up the circle element onto the Whisper White insert and added a rhinestone to the bow on the middle package
I hope you are inspired to play along with us this week! Check out with the other designers did with this super fun challenge this week! You can find their fabulous creations at Create with Connie and Mary. And while you're there, why not sign up for the Create with Connie and Mary Fall Collection? We are into week 2 and featuring card sets! My special card set was featured this week! I would love to know what you think! But you can only see it if you are a subscriber! Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Card Recipe: Stamps- Wishing You; Paper- Baked Brown Sugar, Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Champagne glimmer paper, Seasons of Style designer paper; Ink- Baked Brown Sugar, Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler markers; Accessories- Circle Card Thinlets dies, corner rounder, Circles #2 die, Decorative Label punch, rhinestone, dimensionals


  1. What a fresh and fabulous way to do a Christmas photo card! Might have to CASE this!

  2. I just love what you did with this card Deb. The pocket is so original, at least to me. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I like the way the DSP stripes look against the Crumb Cake and the pull out part is adorable. Very nice!

  4. I just LOVE how you put the scallop circle on the corner!! So very clever! Gorgeous card!!

  5. Darling little card as always! Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy! Love the glimmer paper accents!

  6. Love fun to add the scallop circle on the side of the pull-out. Bet it is SO sparkly in person, too! Great job!

  7. Deb, Love the look at this DSP with Crumb Cake cardstock and the champagne bling is a great touch! I love how you put the scallop on the tab... it looks like it is on the card but what a sweet surprise that it remains on the tag! Wonderful idea!