Monday, 28 November 2011

A Bit of Bling


What better time than Christmas to add a bit if bling which is probably why Mandi and Chrissie have asked for bling in this weeks challenge at LESS IS MORE

I've been having a play a few stamp sets to create this card.  I used Baroque Motifs to hang my ornament.  I stamped it in Versamark on Glossy card stock and sprinkled some Dazzling Diamonds before covering it in Gold embossing powder then heat set.  The Merry & Bright is from the sentiment square in Season of Joy.  I used my Versamark pen to just pick up the part of my sentiment that I wanted and gold embossed it.  The background is sponged with Real Red, Certainly Celery and Old Olive.  The panel was attached to Basic Black then attached to a Cherry Cobbler card base.  

My ornament is from Tags till Christmas.   I stamped it in Cherry Cobbler twice.  Once attached to the card, I punched out the center of the second decoration and attached it back in place with a Dimensional.  A large basic Rhinestone finishes off the center and a string of rhinestones hangs my bauble to the branch. 

I hope you've enjoyed looking at my bling card today and I look forward to visiting you too. x 

Supplies Required
All Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated

Card - Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, Glossy
Ink - Versamark, Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Certainly Celery, Old Olive
Stamps - Baroque Motifs, Tags till Christmas, Season of Joy
Punch - Ornament
Other - Gold Embossing powder, Basic Rhinestones


15 comments:

Suze Bain said...

Fabulous card Aileen, love the flourish and position of the bauble. xx

craftattack said...

Beautiful bling indeed! Valerie

Jenny said...

A fabulous card Aileen, love the composition with the bauble overhanging the border :)
Great use for the bling too :)
Jenny x

Chrissie said...

That's a great bauble stamp!
Super card.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Mandi said...

Lovely card, the bauble works well wiht the flourish
i liek hoe it extends the panel
thank you
mandi LIM

Carol said...

Super card, love the bauble and flourish. Carol x

Bonnie said...

Oh, I love this! The ornament with the rhinestone hanger is so pretty.

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Gorgeous Aileen, love the aspect of the card and the rich colours, super design, Gay xxx

Kim S said...

I love this! The scroll and the sponging give it such a dreamy look.

Loli said...

Hola Aileen, what beautiful card Aileen, i like the bubble flourish effect in the branch, beautiful work!:D
A hug from Palma

Vicky Hayes said...

I love the gold embossed Baroque Motifs swirl Aileen and the string of rhinestones on the bauble.

Sue said...

Beautiful card Aileen. Love how you've used your swirl stamp as the branch. Lovely bauble too. Sue.x

Sally H said...

WOW! This is stunning!

Jenni's Jems said...

Seems like we had similar ideas but I love how your bauble overhangs fab card x

Katina said...

This is GORGEOUS Aileen! x

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