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Thursday, October 28, 2010

FSS Christmas Roses - Midnight Madness #77

I have a fabulous sketch and image to share with you today.
I started with one of the Pre Colored images in this set from "Fred She Said", called Christmas Rose. This is ONE of my favorite sets and there are many. There is also a candle with the rose which you may see tomorrow.

The sketch is from #77 from Midnight Madness. Priscilla gives us two sketchs to work with. A plain and a fancy. Well, mine is in between the two.

The papers are from the Mistletoe paper pack from Close to my Heart. I then Hand Stitched it with red Embroidery Floss.

I just started building my card from there. The rose portion was actually printed twice and one set cut out and layered for more dimension.

I used a pine sprig punch for two of the corners and colored some white pearls with a copic marker to match the card for the other two corners. I then added tiny white pearls on either side of the Merry Christmas.
Red Stickles was dotted on the red berries in the image.

Other Challenge Blogs this card was made for:
Creative Card Crew - Let's Punch It!
Tuesday Throwdown - Sentiment as the main focus
Flourishes - No Buttons or Bows
Christmas Card Challenge - Use Flowers
The Crafty Pad - Christmas Theme


Anne said...

This is so beautiful and elegant, love it!

Stampvanwinkle said...

Beautiful, beautiful card!

Pat said...

Lovely Christmas card, thanks for joining in at The Crafty Pad this week.

Pat xx

Denise said...

This card is gorgeous but more amazing is your hand stitching. Wow, it's perfect. Love your designer paper. Nicely done!
Thank you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.
Denise P.
MMSC Design Team

Carol said...

Nancy, I just love what you did with this Fred She Said image. This card this elegant and graceful. Great job with the sketch. Thank you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Janette said...

Nancy- this is stunning! beautiful image and card design. I got my mistletoe paper yesterday and was playing with it today :)

Valerie said...

Wow! This is such a pretty card! I just love the stiching around the edges. It really makes the card "pop."

Cherie said...

A wonderful tradional christmas card, FSS images are just amazing. Love your layout and the stitching.
Thanks for playing along with Creative Card Crew.
Hugs cherie

~Michelle~ said...

another gorgeous FSS image...this one popped out of the linky thingy on MMSC when I added my card....way to go! :)

Connie M. said...

Oh my WORD! This is just! Love all the sitching, and your beautiful flowers! Thanks so much for playing this week in the Midnight Madness Sketch Challege! Hugs!!


Davi said...

Beautiful card. Love the flowers and the other lovely elements. Thanks for joining us at TT this week.

~Michelle~ said...

way to go Nancy...winning the MMSC Gold Star....didn't I tell you this one jumped out of the linky thingy at me?! Way to do FSS proud!! :)


Mari Harpham said...

This is so lovely. Your stitching is awesome. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.


Phyllis said...

Such a beautiful card. Love your FSS image and fantastic stitching-Also your background paper.

Sue said...

Stunning card, your hand stitching is wonderful. Congrats on the gold star award from MMSC, well deserved!

Sue Drees

Pam said...

Wowzers! This is gorgeous. Love the red framing and your red half pearls at the corners......Gorgeousness!

Pam said...

You have done a beautiful job with this sketch. I love the red framing and your little, red half pearls at the corners. Awesomely done!