Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Simply Jolly Holiday

I've been having another play with my Jolly Holiday Designer Series Paper.  I've seen squares rounded this way before in blogland and thought they looked good so here's my version.  I followed the sketch at Simply Stampin'.

My card base is Cherry Cobbler.  I teamed it up with Basic Black for the mounts.  The four squares were punched out using the 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" square punches.  The edges were all corner rounded except for one.  

I added some 1/4" Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon to the strip of Basic Black behind the papered panel.  The sentiment is from Delightful Decorations and punched with the 1" circle punch. It's popped on a Dimensional and then I added some Basic Pearls

This was fun to make once I'd decided how to incorporate my little squares.  Hope you've had a great day and I very much appreciate your comments. x

Supplies used
All Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated

Card: Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, Very Vanilla
Ink: Old Olive
Stamps: Delightful Decorations
Punches: 1 1/4" square, 1 3/8" square,  1" circle
Other: Basic Pearls, 1/4" Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon


craftattack said...

Lovely idea with the squares, the card is really elegant! Valerie

Vicky Hayes said...

What a brilliant way to use scraps of DP - it looks fantastic! I've given up on the summer and have been making Christmas cards too! Vx

Anonymous said...

What a modern and stylish card Aileen! Fab way to use paper scraps too. xx

Vicky said...

I love it Aileen...and such a refreshing change too hun...

big hugs Vicky xx

nnalorac said...

Love your creation Aileen, great design and use of papers. Lovely to see an Aberdonian, thanks for calling in by and saying hello. Carolxx

Becky said...

Beautiful as always Aileen... Thanks for joining us again at Simply Stampin' Challenge.
Becky x

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Jenni's Jems said...

Love this and the way that you have shaped the squares a really fab card! x

Sarah-Jane said...

Oh this is really gorgeous! I love your take on last weeks sketch at Simply Stampin' A very well deserved top 3!
Hugs xx

Jenny said...

Love the bold graphic shapes Aileen, a fab modern design Christmas card :)
Jenny x


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