Friday, March 8, 2013

52 {C}CT Color Challenge #15

This week at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown we have a gorgeous color challenge: Black, White, and Metallic Gold. I made a card based on the sketch at Sweet Sundays.

I used the retired stamp set "A Timber" and stamped the tree in black and then embossed the presents and the star with gold embossing powder. I was really excited to get to use one of my new winter Cuttlebug embossing folders. Here is a close-up:
I offset the circle a bit so you could see more of the pretty embossing. For the inside I used a Bible verse from "Glory to God!" embossed in gold, and an old wooden "Merry Christmas" rubber stamp that I have had for a long time.
Come play along with us this week at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown!

               Materials used:Cardstock: Black, White DaisyB&Ts: For AlwaysStamps: A Timber, Glory To God, Merry Christmas 07 -Stampabilities (Not CTMH)Ink: Black, VersaMarkOther: Gold Embossing Powder, gold ribbon from Walmart (not CTMH)


  1. Beautiful and elegant card! Great job with the sketch and color interpretation. I love it!
    :) Marie

  2. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the embossed - both dry and wet!! I like the papers you used too - very elegant!

  3. A great way to use the colours Sarah - a very elegant card - Jacqueline xx

  4. That embossing folder is gorgeous! Would you mind sharing more info about it? I like the little tags hanging down from the bow, too. Nice job!

    1. Thanks, Patricia! The embossing folder is one of a set my husband bought me online. It is the Cuttlebug Christmas 6-pack (I'm not sure the name of it). HTH!

  5. Hi, Sarah! What a fabulous start--this is just gorgeous! LOVE the sketch you've used and I LOVE the corner of dry embossing! Welcome to the team, friend! :)

  6. This card is really beautiful and elegant! Love the layout and the perfect arrangement!
    Thank you so much for the nice comment! It was very cute to write in german and I was really pleased about that!

    Rosi x

  7. WoW Sarah, you rocked this colour challenge, don't know which bit I like best, the embossing, the Christmas tree, the bow or the zigzag paper. It all adds up to one fabulous card!

    Louise xx

  8. What a very classy card Sarah, love that glittery ribbon and the flags under the bow! I have that folder and you just can't cover up too much of it, it's far too nice for that!
    Ruth x

  9. I love those gold embossed packages and the flags with that gorgeous gold bow. I agree with Ruth - very classy. Hugs D