Sunday, December 21, 2014

Christmas Lodge

I was feeling a little nostalgic when I created this card and wanted to make something vintage.  Boy, I wish I was inside this lodge right now, sipping some hot chocolate and watching the snow fall.

The background paper is by The Paper Studio and was mounted to a natural linen white card.  I then embossed a piece of Very Vanilla paper with the Northern Flurry embossing folder by Stampin' Up!

The focal image is a combination of Spellbinders Small Classic Ovals and Lacey Ovals.  Christmas Lodge was stamped in Soft Suede and embossed with clear embossing powder.  To create the snow I used several products.  Basically, a trial and error effect and it wasn't supposed to turn out pink!  It was then mounted to a Lacey Oval cut from a piece of Very Vanilla paper.  1/8" ivory satin ribbon was weaved through the loops.

Merry Christmas was stamped in Soft Suede onto a Papertrey Ink banner and the edges were sponged.  A few glitter snowflakes finish the front of the card.

I used the coordinating sentiment and branches in the set to decorate the inside.  Now, this is something I rarely do as I tend to mix and match everything.

I found myself making quite a few square cards this Christmas and really like them.  Don't be surprised if you see a few more soon  :-)

Thanks for stopping by!  It's time for me to make Chicken Parmigiana for dinner.

Stamps:  SU Christmas Lodge
Paper:  Natural Linen White, The Paper Studio Gold Wedding Texture, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Soft Suede with Clear EP; Sponging - Soft Suede
Accessories:  1/8" Ivory Satin Ribbon, Recollections Snowflakes, Liquid Pearls White Opal, DecoArt Glistening Snow Writer, SU Northern Flurry Embossing Folder, Papertrey Ink Banner Die, Spellbinders Classic Ovals #4 and Lacey Ovals #4
Techniques:  Embossing, Sponging
Card Size:  4 3/4" x 4 3/4"


Lisa Gordon said...

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, and a bright and beautiful New Year, Donna!

Becky said...

This is really stunning Donna!

Maureen Hayes said...


All your cards are lovely, but I really liked this one! I am with you about wanting to be in that lodge sipping some hot cocoa. Thank you for the beautiful image.

Merry Christmas to you and yours,

KarinsArtScrap said...

elegant and gorgeous Donna
Gr Karin

CraveCute said...

What a gorgeous card! It really has a lovely traditional/vintage look to it! Beautiful as a keepsake! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you! ~ Diane

HELENE said...

Ah, your cards are absolutely stunning Donna, beautiful as ever.
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2015!

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