It is Friday Flair time…

It is Friends with Flair {FWF} Friday at UNITY… a day full of inspiration from fabulous Unity Stampers.  The list of participating {FWF} hoppers can be found at Angela’s Unity Blog.  Just a hint… someone has a secret blinkie that could win you some awesome Unity rubber when you leave a comment on that post!!!!

This is a super quick card and I LOVE how it turned out.  I basically stole the idea from Kristina Werner’s card.  I used the Season of blessings stamp from Unity’s September 2009 KOM.  I need to use more stamps from this month.  They seem to be eluding me somehow.  I asked a friend today if she thought the saying was more for Thanksgiving or could I used it for a Christmas card?  She said, “Christmas is a blessed event, so why wouldn’t it be a season of blessings?”  I agreed.

The sentiment is embossed in Midnight Black embossing powder. Urban Prairie paper from Basic Grey has a repeat appearance in this card as well.  I love how this paper looked like a Christmas sweater and it wasn’t even trying to be.  In some spots you might find a part of a lady bug or caterpillar, but I tried to avoid them when I was punching out the ornaments.  Haven’t really heard of a Christmas lady bug… yet.

The ornaments were punched out from with an EK Success punch.  I don’t have the exact name, but all three ornaments are in one punch.  I will take a wild guess that the name has “ornaments” somewhere in it.  I just free handed the loops with a Sharpie pen and also used a ruler to draw the outline.

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Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.

Materials

Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper

Patterned Paper: Basic Grey (Urbane Prairie)

Stamps: Unity Stamp Co (September 2009 KOM)

Ink: Versamark, Sharpie pen

Other: EK Success punch (ornaments), Stampendous embossing powder (Midnight Black)

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21 Comments

  1. Rachel B

    Lisa, This is so amazing! I love how simple this card is and how striking it turned out! And the season of blessings is a great Christmas sentiment. I used it on my altered candles for my Christmas gifts. Beautiful Card!

  2. Stephanie Zito

    Wow Lisa! Beautiful card! I would have never thought to use that sentiment on my Christmas cards this year but it is perfect! Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. stephanie muzzulin

    Just love this and love the colors!!!!

  4. itskrista

    Lisa your card is gorgeous! I love the dp you chose. Makes it merry & bright! 🙂

  5. Ang

    So simple, yet so gorgeous!

  6. Diane Jaquay

    I love this, love the simplicity of it!

  7. Kelly Landers

    Lisa, LOVE your card. Your ornaments are beautiful!

  8. Lori

    Fabulous Clean and Simple card! Love the way you colored and popped out the ornaments!

  9. Robyn

    Great card! Love the simpleness!!!

  10. Jessica D.

    WOW! I love it! So clean, simple, and perfectly laid out!

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  12. Mary Giles

    This is perfect! I love everything about this card.

  13. Mandy Cheshire

    I absolutely LOVE THIS!!! I saw that card from KWerner, too…loved it! 🙂

  14. Lisa Henke

    seee what I miss when I leave town on a FWF day. THIS is wonderful too. those papers look fab on that kraft card base.

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