Christmas Light

Good morning! Welcome to the 5th Birthday Blog Hop for my friends at Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps! I remember getting to know Korin at Splitcoaststampers when she was just opening the store. Five years later, I have enjoyed working with her so much. Korin is truly a lady of grace and a joy to work with. I’m so happy she asked me to be hopping with Friends of Sweet ‘n Sassy today!

When I was laying out my project, I chose one of my favorite set/die combos from Sweet ‘n Sassy, Christmas Light. Look at the gorgeous detail on both the candle and the die. Love this!

My image is colored with Copic Marker – I love the brassy look of Y28. It’s not a color that I use a ton, but it sure is perfect for this image. I put a little glassy glaze over the top of my candle wax drips, and just a hint of Spica glitter pen over the flame.

My card is put together with cranberry paper from Core’dinations that has been embossed with an embossing folder and distressed just a touch with a sanding block, decorative oval die from Spellbinders and some scraps of lace that I found in a bag of cast-offs.

I hope you have time to visit our hoppers today. Korin has chosen 4 secret participant blogs where she’ll choose a random commenter to win a $15 gift certificate, so while you are browsing at the eye candy, leave the ladies some love. Comments must be made by midnight EST on Friday, November 30th. The winners will be announced on the SNSS Blog on Saturday, December 1st at 8am EST.

You can find the full hop line up HERE.

27 Responses to Christmas Light

  1. This is beautiful! I love the embossing and the lace was a perfect touch!

  2. Synthis Marsiglia

    This card is very nice. I like the 3D affect. :D

  3. Gorgeous card!!! love the lace and the soft touch of thread.

  4. I am liking that candle more and more!

  5. Your background treatment really adds that special WOW factor to your lovely card!

  6. lovely. I like the die used, embossing, lace and your coloring.

  7. Beautiful artwork on this card. I love how you incorporated that cast off lace and button!

  8. How pretty Lori. Love the elegant image cut out… the oval frame looks great behind it. Also like the dry embossed background. So glad you joined us in the hop.

  9. Stunning card! I love the distress on the paper.

  10. this is so pretty-I love this image as well-the embossed core-dinations cs looks awesome as well

  11. This card has such an appealing Victorian look to it. So sweet!

  12. Beautiful…love the embossed and distressed background.

  13. Chris R. from Iowa

    This is so pretty! I really like the candle and the candle holder it really looks like a brass candlestick holder! That background texture and the lace is pretty cool too. Great job!

  14. Really great layout. Love how distressed the dry embossing and added the die cut! Super pretty card.

  15. Oh I love this!! The distressed embossing is Fabulous and I Love the lacey die cut framing the Sweet candle image too! 8-)

  16. This is my fave SNSS set and it’s just GORGEOUS here. I really love that sanded bg too. Beautiful card.

  17. This is so charming! Love the embossing!

  18. Beautiful card…love our embossed background!

  19. Lori, absolutely beautiful. Soft and classy with a bit of old-fashioned thrown in. Your work is always great, though! Have a Merry Christmas!

  20. Lovely card–I like the embossed background and lace with this image.

  21. Love your background. Great job!

  22. Several of you talented ladies have used this stamp, all different and all gorgeous. Onto my wish list it goes.

  23. Love the distressed embossing behind the candle. The lace is a nice touch too!

  24. Jo Anna Grimsley

    What a lovely card; love the vintage look of this and the bg. Thanks for sharing

  25. Gorgeous card!!! Love the sanded embossed BG! Gorgeous candle color too! I love pink!

  26. This is lovely, Lori! So soft and comforting.

  27. This is just beautiful! You’ve presented it so well that I just went to the store and bought that stamp set! LOL What an enabler! But seriously, beautiful work, I’m so inspired!
    Hugs!

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