Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Wondrous Wreath Flip Card

I have a really cool card to share today.  I saw this idea for a Wondrous Wreath flip card on You Tube and just had to try it.

Isn't this a gorgeous card!!  Sam Bracegirdle from Rubberdubber made a a couple of flip cards and videos so I gave one a try and had success!

The card base is Pool Party 6 3/4" x 5" stamped with White Craft Ink and the Hardwood background stamp.

The focal point of the card is the wreath.  It's three layers of color- Pool Party, Bermuda Bay and Real Red.   I wanted a bold sentiment, so I used my go to "Holiday Cheer" greeting from Cheerful Tags.  To make the greeting stand out, I added a background made by punching a Real Red Artisan Label and cutting the center portion out.

The inside has a Real Red wreath with the sentiment from Wondrous Wreath.  I kept it simple and clean.  The last thing to go on the card was a sprinkling of stars.  Yes, I had to add stars...couldn't help myself!  I punched out a bunch of Silver Glimmer stars with the Confetti Star Punch (a MUST HAVE!) and added them around the card with a dab of Tombow glue.

I love the bit of sparkle that the stars give, it looks beautiful with these colors.  I am a big fan of traditional Christmas colors, but the combination of the pale blues with red just makes me happy!!


Now I have a reason to make you happy...BLOG CANDY and a FREE TUTORIAL!  Today is day 4 of Preview week for the Holiday Collection so be sure to check out Create with Connie and Mary for today's link to blog candy and the free tutorial!

Thanks so much for visiting!  Come back tomorrow for another Wondrous Wreath card that I made for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge.

Happy Stamping!


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3 comments:

Sam said...

Oh wow Nicole that's gorgeous. I love the blue background. And thanks for the link back x

Jan Hoyt said...

beautiful card, Nicole....love it! The color combo is so striking and I love how you incorporated the wreath into the flip card.

Jackie said...

Love the color choice of this beautiful card, thanks so much for sharing and looking forward to the Holiday Creations 2014 event!