First off today I want to wish all my Canadian friends, family and customers a very Happy Thanksgiving. I have many things to be thankful for in my life.
It's Card Swap Sunday – the day I share a card I've received in a swap or made for a swap. Today's card was created by Melva Peters and it's absolutely stunning!!
Melva's card featured the Musical Season stamp set from the 2017 Holiday Catalogue paired with Merry Music Specialty Designer Paper. I love how Melva cut out the French Horn from Gold Foil Sheets and added some Gold Metallic Thread and some pearls. This card is actually not difficult to make but it's so elegant and is definitely a WOW.
The Merry Music Specialty Designer Paper is my favourite from the Holiday Catalogue. I love black and white and even though it's not a traditional Christmas combination the music notes are perfect. The music is actually the sheet music for many of our favourite Christmas Carols including Jingle Bells and Deck the Halls.
- 24 sheets – 4 each of 6 double-sided designs
- 12" x 12"
- Basic Black, Whisper White
- #144623 $17.00
Here's a video from Stampin' Up! showing all the gorgeous papers available in the 2017 Holiday Catalogue – you can see the Merry Music paper staring at 3:03 on the video.
I share the instructions for my Card Swap Sunday with my VIP Customers on our private Facebook Group. My group is for customers who spend $50 per year with me.
Read all about it here (and ask to join if you think you are eligible).
The bough is stamped in Old Olive ink on Old Olive cardstock and then cut out with the matching die. It's nice when stamp sets have a matching punch or framelit so there is no fussy cutting.
Here are the products used in today's card: