Tuesday, December 2, 2014

you warm my heart





I wanted to play with my Die-namics Snowflake Fusion Cover-up:


cardstock:  papertrey ink kraft/vellum, mft steel grey, stampin' up cherry cobbler  stamps:  mft/perk up  ink:  zing/white  other:  mft snowflake fusion cover-up, gold thread
 
I'm still smitten with this color combo:
 
PTI Kraft
MFT Steel Grey
SU Cherry Cobbler
 
I also used a PTI vellum strip and gold stitching.
 
The sentiment is from the MFT Perk Up set.
 
I was inspired by the MFT sketch:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I wanted to share a quick photo I took of my son's 12 days of Christmas:
 
 
 
 I used THESE printables.   I kept them super simple and tied them together by using the Studio Calico Wonderland collection and doilies.  I used bigger bags for this set and stitched down the panel, a good way to keep everything neat & tidy and quite frankly, there is no peeking.

23 comments:

  1. Love the twelve days of Christmas. I love the colors on your card too...the touch of texture on the blue is gorgeous.

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  2. Gorgeous card and I love the little advent envelopes/bags you created.

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  3. Such a great color combo and such a pretty card, Amy! Your son is going to love going through the little bags (although personally I wouldn't want to open them because they're too pretty, LOL!) :)

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  4. These are gorgeous! I love love love the snowflakes on your first card!!!

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  5. oh!!! that fusion cover die is AWESOME!! wow! and i agree - that color combo is stunning!!!
    and those 12 days of christmas bags - INCREDIBLE!!!!! wow!! they look so professional and perfect!! i wouldn't want to open them!! lol!! you ROCK!

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  6. Such a great idea... it almost makes me wish I had kids at home... almost =]

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  7. Beautiful card and I love your 12 Days of Christmas baggies! Such a great idea!

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  8. Thank you for stopping by to my blog today and "hoping" with Memory Box and Poppystamps special event!
    your tags are lovely, what a great idea
    Hope to see you back
    I Host as well a challenge "Trowback thursday" hope to see you next month, We are in a holiday Break :)
    Bibiana (DT MB)

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  9. What a beautiful card Amy! And I love the advent cards you made for your son with the printables!

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  10. LOVE that die. Your card looks awesome Amy.
    And I love what you did for your boy...I so wanna peek...lol

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  11. This card is so cool Amy. Love that fun background and burgandy panel. Your 12 days for your son are so elegant looking. I just sent off mine to my SIL in England today. She did all 24 days for us last year.

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  12. Fun 12 days bags - cuter in person :) -- and yeah, the color combo is quite striking!

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  13. I agree this colour combo totally rocks and so does your card Amy!

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  14. Gorgeous card, Amy! That color combo is SO pretty. I'm loving the deeper cranberry color with the gray and LOVE that snowflake cover plate. Wow!
    And omgosh, your 12 days treats are amazing! Absolutely amazing!

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  15. So fun Amy! LOVE those 12 days of Christmas!!!

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  16. is this the COOLEST XMAS COUNTDOWN ever in the whole history of the world??!?! ok, yepper, i think it might be! love that the stitching makes them more beautiful AND tamper-proof. that's the sort of thing ppl like me need in a sequential treat sequence. some of us are just NOT trustworthy in that way, lol. :)

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Cheers,
~amy~