Paper Sweeties October Release Party!

Thursday, October 15, 2015


Paper Sweeties Release Party is here, which means that all the new Paper Sweeties October stamp sets are available in the Boutique starting right now!  And, here's another Christmas card created with the newest Sweet Cuts die set, Stitched Tags #2.
After painting corrugated cardboard with white acrylic paint, I die cut the tree in the center. For the colorful tree inside, I happened to have some 12x12 patterned paper with large Christmas trees on it, so I just cut the tree from that. For the shaker, I used my Fuse tool to create a shaker pouch from a sheet protector and filled it with Frosting and Sugar Sprinkles sequins and Fran-tage Shaved Ice. I like the way acetate sheets look for shakers, but I have to tell you, using a plastic pouch is much easier because you can fill it before putting it in the card, and to attach it, I just die cut a tree from a second piece of cardboard, then sandwiched the edges of the pouch between the two cardboard layers. After adhering those layers to a red and white dotted background paper, I made a green bow with Green Apple Seam Binding and Peppermint Baker's Twine, both available at Paper Sweeties, and added a few Strawberry sequins around the card, filled with White Opal Liquid Pearls. Finally the star tree topper was cut with the star die in the Trim the Tree Sweet Cuts set, and Diamond Stickles gave it plenty of sparkle.
On the inside of the card, I stamped a sentiment from the new Do You See What I See stamp set, colored the heart with a Copic marker, and used a paint pen for the highlight. The distressed cardboard Christmas tree is the die cut from the front of the card.

The Paper Sweeties DT has more inspiration for you. Just click on each of the names to see what they've been busy doing lately.

Release Week always ends with a Rewind day. Check back tomorrow for Rewind Day, to see one last project featuring the newest releases from Paper Sweeties.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Challenge #145: Anything Goes
House of Cards October Challenge: Add Texture &/or Color Inspiration
Craft Your Passion Challenge #283: Always Anything Goes
TCP Tuesday TCPTUES301: Anything Goes Challenge

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11 comments :

Lisa said...

Wow! I have these sweet cuts in my cart right now. You've just sealed the deal...lol....I will not abandon it....this is gorgeous.

artful-notions said...

Cheryl, this rich texture is fabulous. Love the window you created with the sweet cut. And beautiful inside too!

Jill Norwood said...

Love the beautiful texture of the cardboard! And how fun to use the fuse tool for your tree pouch! The inside is as pretty as the outside!!! GORGEOUS card my dear!!!

Maria said...

Lovely shaker card inside and out! Lots of awesome texture! Great use of twine and ribbon, too!

Brenda said...

Wonderful shaker! I love all the texture and the design on the inside!? Thank you so much for playing along with TCP Tuesady Challenge. Brenda

Cristina - La Marmotta Creativa - said...

Very beautiful Creation :-)
Thanks for your work!
Cristina , DT for Craft you passion

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Wow! This is beautiful! Love that painted corrugated paper!

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Cheryl
Great textural card. Thank you for joining in at House of Cards.
Best wishes.
Ang.

linda said...

oh, wow, this holiday card is fabulous and so full of wonderful texture! i especially love the shaker tree in the middle and how you used it on the inside - cute! thank you so much for playing along with us at house of cards!
linda

Tammy said...

Adorable shaker card, I love all of the textures! Thanks so much for joining us at House of Cards!
Tammy x

Nancy Thomas said...

WOW - love all the texture on this beautiful card. Thank you for joining The Cat's Pajamas TCP Tuesday challenge.