Merry Saturday

Saturday, November 3, 2012
Hi friends! Happy Saturday!  I'm popping in with a really quick card using the new Merry & Bright set from Verve.  All the stamps we've been previewing this week are now available in the Verve store!  Woohoo!

For some reason I've been really drawn to white lately.  Stark white.  A few years back I remember desperately trying to find some Christmas designer papers that used cream instead of white, and now it's the opposite.  Everything has that vintage look.  So I decided to see what I could do with just white cardstock for a change.  This is another of those really mailable layouts.  I couldn't resist and added a little extra dimension with the snowflake, but that could easily be kept flat.  The final card size is 4.25" square, so it fits in a standard A2 envelope.

The white panel is embossed with an SU! embossing folder and I stamped the title sentiment from the set in black in the corner.  The medium snowflake from the set is stamped in Patina, then colored in with a Tumbled Glass distress marker and cut out and matted with the Joyful Blooms Die Set.  A black knotted bow keeps things classy, but still flat and I finished with a teeny tiny rhinestone in the center of the snowflake.  I could see doing a whole set of these and just changing up the color of the snowflake with some unexpectedly bright and bold colors.

Well, there's lots to do this morning, including feeding my ravenous little boys, so I'll just leave you with the enabler's list.  Be sure to check out the store to see all the new products!

Enabler's List: 
Stamps: Merry & Bright (Verve Stamps)
Paper: White, Black (SU!)
Ink: Black, Patina (Mix'd Media), Tumbled Glass (Ranger Distress)
Accessories: Joyful Blooms Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), wrinkled ribbon (May Arts), clear embossing powder (Judikins), snowflake embossing folder (SU!), rhinestone


Tina said...

Gorgeous as ever! Can't wait to get these stamps, they're fabulous!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Just beautiful, Julee! Love how elegant this is and mail-friendly, too! Fabulous holiday release!

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Julee.

Hugs Riet.xx

Marisa said...

I love B & W cards with a pop of colour, not to mention snowflakes, so this one is right up my alley! Still giddy about my win last night - thanks again :) Have a great weekend and hoping there is lots you have to mail out the door!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Julee.

Hugs Riet.xx

Daria said...

Мне очень нравится!

Lynn said...

Beautiful...I love the gorgeous embossing and the crisp white is absolutely divine.

Dawn Easton said...

Gorgeous! Wow! Love all that white space with a pop of colour!

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