Monday, September 28, 2009

Teeny tiny poinsettias

Good morning everyone.  Just a quick post this morning.  This is for my Verve challenge VLVSEP02 with a twist.  There was not a particular sketch to follow, we just had to make a "tiny" card.  I made a set of these using the newly released Peaceful Poinsettia from Papertrey Ink.  Love this set, and as some of you may know, I love and own quite a few Poinsettia stamps.  I started by inking up one of the many poinsettia images with SU Purely Pomegranate ink.  I literally took the cellophane off of the ink pad this morning as I had never used it.  I had these tiny 3 X 3 note cards from SU that I had also never used and saw the PP note cards, so that determined the colour combo.  I embossed the front of the cards in a SU e.f. that is recently acquired and I love the detail in the impression.  This dp is also SU and I used the MS scalloped lace border punch on it.  The poinsettia image was cut using my Spellbinder Blossom die and I used the next 2 sizes of the set to make the frames for the poinsettia to rest on.  All edges were sponged with PP and I placed a K and Co. dark pink rhinestone in the center to finish off.  I also stamped the tiny envelope flap with a trio poinsettia stamp from the same PTI set.  Thanks for looking and have a great day!


  1. when do you find time to stamp???? I'm tired just thinking about all that you do:) oh, I love the card!

  2. What a sweet little Christmas card!!!! The poinsettia is lovely and what a great textured background!!!! I need to get my little cards out and do something like this...thanks for the inspiration, Chriss!!!

  3. Hi Chriss

    Lovely card and some great work on your blog, thoroughly enjoyed looking round.

    B x

  4. What a fab mix of colors, punches and embossing!

  5. I can't believe you hadn't inked up your Purely Pomegranate! I adore that color =)

    Love what you've created - the poinsettia is a wonderful one and your envelope details are such a fabulous addition!


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