Saturday, December 13, 2014

Wise Men

I've been busy working on my Christmas cards, I'm still not done. Hopefully next year I will be more ahead of the game, but that's what I said last year too! ;-) Only time will tell. My cards today were inspired by two different blog challenges and a new Close to My Heart set that I picked up this year.

Both cards are based off of this sketch from Case this Sketch

First card is very simple with some silver tape and embossing powder and the image stamped in purple. I will include this in the CASology challenge blog.

Here is the second card I made, without the tape layer between the card base and panel. I decided to use some distress inks to make a background for my wise men.

Either card would be fairly easy to mass produce. I'm not sure which I like better. I enjoy the colors on the distress background, but like the simplicity of the first. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Stamps- Close to my Heart (Reason for the Season)
Ink- Distress (Black Soot, Seedless Preserves, Victorian Velvet, Dried Marigold)
        VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark
       Memento (Elderberry and Tuxedo Black)
Embossing Powder- Recollections (detail silver)
Cardstock- Close to my Heart


  1. WOW, this totally ROCKS the CAS(E) this sketch and ur CUE Silver at CASology!! Thanks so much for joining this challenge!

  2. Beautiful way to use the layout!

    Thanks for joining the fun at CASE this sketch!

  3. LOVE both of these Monica . . . ADORE that sparkly silver too! Hazel x

  4. Monica, these are both so beautiful! They have a magical feel to them...just lovely! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  5. Both of these are beautiful in their own way! I love the simplicity of the first and that second one is so rich in color!!!
    Thanks so much for joining us over at CASology! :)

  6. Oh, these are fabulous! I love how you rotated the sketch!