Saturday, October 1, 2011

World Card Making Day

Welcome to Five Pines Designs!
It's World Card Making Day and we are joining Operation Write Home in Celebrating with a Blog Hop. Follow the arrow to start at the beginning....but wait till you've looked us over!



Christmas Cards are my favorite cards to make...I have quite a collection of stamps to choose from so this has been a difficult choice to make. It is the most important time of the year to share the true message of Christmas so I want to make the most of the opportunity to Rejoice! This is my selection for today's hop:




Stamps:
Stampendous-String of Stars and Blessed Babe Window.
Printworks Collection-Glad Tidings
Stampendous Embossing powder-Pirates Gold
Hollos cardstock-Marigold, navy and cream
Twinkling H2O's- Ice Blue, Amber Bronze, Honey Amber, Sapphire on Ice, Irridescent Gold



detail view...irridescent gold H2O's in halo shines!

be sure to keep hopping and be inspired...thanks for stopping by....

andrea

33 comments:

  1. Love your card, especially the way you stamped across the top covering the marigold and navy!

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  2. This is gorgeous! I love how the stamp at the top mimics twine!

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  3. Love those stamps, and neat color choices. Very cute!

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  4. Beautiful card. I love the star stamp across the top. Thank you for sharing :)

    Manda :)
    ajsarts at gmail dot com
    www.ajsartsanddesigns.com
    www.ajsdigishoppe.com

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  5. This is a very beautiful card!

    Lauren, Paper Love
    readysetlove@me.com
    www.readysetlove.me

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  6. Love the stamping and the coloring. What a wonderful card!

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  7. Terrific color combination of the blues and golds. The twinkling H2Os add such a nice lustre. I'm glad you included the close up. and inspired me to dig mine out. Thanks for supporting OWH!

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  8. Great card! I really like the way you stamped the string of stars so that it continues across the layers.

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  9. I always try to do spiritual cards for Christmas and this is so sweet! Thanks for sharing

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  10. I love the stars and the gold! Great!

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  11. I really like the way you stamped across the top! And the gold embossing makes it so special. TFS!

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  12. Love the string of stars! Thanks for supporting OWH and all our Heroes.
    R/

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  13. great card, love the embossing
    thanks for sharing it with us

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  14. Great inspiration, love it! I have this stamp but have never used it :( I might now though :)

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  15. I love the way the star border crosses the two panels.

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  16. Beautifully embossed, and the string of stars is so pretty!

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  17. Great card - love the gold detail, :)

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  18. This a beautiful card - the love just shines through!
    Thanks for sharing with OWH!

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  19. Great card! I love the embossing!

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  20. Simply inspiring! Love the stamped part at the top!

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  21. Very nice card, I like how you have the stars going all across the top.

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  22. I'm so glad you showed a detail photo, shot from an angle, so the full beauty of this lovely card can be appreciated! Great composition skills and color coordination ... and most of all, I love the message.

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  23. Oh Andrea! I do think that you should add "artist" to you growing list of tags! I am intrigued by that long stamp across the top of your card. That is definitely something I should like to try! Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Hi Andrea, your sweet card says so much. I love love your stamps. I never knew what Twinkling H20s were, really, and I can see them clearly on your card! Love how you combined simplicity and shine. Great job!!

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  25. This is a beautiful example of CAS style! I love the gold embossing and the navy and gold color scheme.

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