Sunday, 30 November 2008

Baubles with bling!

These cards are for a challenge on the Pernickety blog - the challenge was to do a card with a Christmas decoration or bauble with lots of layering and bling!

I decided to get out my Twinkling H2O's for this one......I ended up colouring a few images while I had the Twinks out, so did 2 cards.


The one above hasn't got a lot of layering, just some faux layering that I did with my square Nestabilities and I cut and layered the bauble onto it. Added some Kaiser rhinestones to the bauble and around the top right corner of the card. The bauble and the sentiment are stamped with Versamark ink and gold embossed. The bauble stamp if from Fran the Frantic Stamper, the sentiment is a Hero Arts one.

The second card has lots more layers to it. I stamped the baubles twice and painted them with the Twinkling H2O's, then cut out the middle one from one of the images and layered it over the other baubles image, I popped it up on dimensional dots but it's a bit hard to see. (Click image for a larger view.)

I used a Nestabilities Labels 1 die to cut the image out, then layered it onto a lime green square, then onto a shimmery white paper embossed with the D'vine Swirls Cuttlebug folder. Layered this onto some gold ribbed cardstock, then onto a lime green folded card. Bit hard to see, but I edged the Cuttlebugged paper with a line of Frosted Lace Stickles.

The baubles and sentiment are again stamped with Versamark and gold embossed, then coloured with the Twinks. The baubles stamp is unbranded, the sentiment is from a Stampin' Up set. Used my oval Nesties to cut out the sentiment and the lime green layer.

Gold organza ribbon and Kaiser rhinestones added for extra bling.

Thanks for dropping by, enjoy the rest of your weekend!

13 comments:

Beth said...

Love both of these cards Lyn they are gorgeous beautiful work on both.

fishlips said...

Lyn...Theses are so so beautiful...Wow I just love all your layers and colors along with the dew drops...OUTSTANDING!!!!

Ann said...

These are both gorgeous! I really love the colors and bling on the first one! :D

Lisa Graves said...

Great cards! Love the bling and embossing.

Carole M. said...

I love the colours of the baubles and the extra bling. You have been busy with your Christmas themed cards Lyn; well done. I don't know the Nestabilities item though I've seen them mentioned a lot on various blogs etc.

Michelle Ramlochan said...

the firstone is my favorite :) I love blue that's why...both cards are fab.

Shirley said...

Wow! what a lovely elegant card and so simple too! Love it. Your second one is also beautiful and I really like your layers!

Vicky said...

Both cards are fab, lovely design & great colouring :)

Marnie said...

These are both gorgeous love them and the embossing is perfect!

cardcrazy said...

LOVE the card witht the ornaments, it is so "bright and merry"! :D

Kathi said...

Both holiday cards are fantastic. Great colors and very festive!

cadnileb said...

Love both of these holiday ornament cards!!!

virginia said...

What great ideas TFS!