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My name, Karin, was pretty common when I was growing up...just not the spelling. Unless you are of German heritage like I am. So, I have spent my entire life answering the question, "What is your name"?... With, "Karin...with an "i"! Who knew it would come in handy all these years later when I went to name my blog.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Jingle All the Way

Good Monday Morning!

Today I'm so happy to finally be able to post a card made with brand spanking new DRS Designs stamps.    How new are they?  They are so new that this only counts as a sneak peek, because the day they are released for purchase is August 21st...It's hard to be patient, believe me I know!!

The stamps used on my card are as follows:

Jingle Bell Background
Bells and Bows
Jingle All The Way
The background was stamped in Versamark and then embossed with clear powder.  I love that effect.  The main image was colored with Copics and I dry embossed a piece of Coordinations card stock and then sanded over it lightly to bring out the color underneath.

Here is a close up of the embossing and the dimension I added by popping up the big ribbon.

Well, short and sweet from me today.  Don't forget tomorrow is the Blog Hop and Scavenger Hunt at DRS Designs, so make sure you stop by my blog for that.  You will see lots of ideas for Christmas cards along the way, as well as a chance to win the new, not yet released stamps for yourself.  Yay!  Who doesn't love a prize right?

Have a good day and see you tomorrow!

Challenges this card is linked to are as follows:
Penny's Challenge-Anything Goes

Details not listed above-Ink: Momento, Stampin' Up, Paper: The Paper Company, ribbon from my supplies.

9 comments:

Cass said...

Very cute!

Courtney said...

This is super cute Karin! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!

~Courtney~
PPCC DT

Laurie Wilson said...

Very pretty! Those are the cutest jingle bells! Thank you for entering CDBC8!

Cheryl said...

I love the dimension and the texture added by the embossed back ground. Cute card!

pinky said...

Its so gorgeous, very traditional Christmas, love it.
Pinky

Carla aka scrappypug said...

How cute! Thanks for joining us at CDBC!

1CardCreator said...

I love that card! The added dimension of the embossing and the ribbon really make it pop! And what a great idea to make it a tag on a card! Too cool! TFS.~Diane

Pat (mspfd) said...

Love how you incorporated the tag in your design. Thanks for joining the CDBC8.

Jennifer E. said...

How fun! Love the tag you created and the background!

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