Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Rustic Holidays

Lately, I've been feeling a lot of love for a bit more of a "rustic" look.  More kraft, more burlap - but yet, a touch of bling in with it.  I think this card fits this quite well.

 I started this card with  the Simple Stories "Handmade Holiday" paper pack.  This pack has several papers that have different patterns and what would be considered a journal card, or sentiment.  I cut a couple of those pieces out, along with fussy cutting out a sentiment piece to layer.    


As I was laying pieces out, I decided I needed some ribbon, and that burlap would look great with my chosen papers/patterns.  As I was pulling that out, I found this canvas fringe ribbon in my stash and decided to layer it with the burlap.


I cut apart some pieces of a Prima grapevine as well as some pinecone floral pieces to tuck under the knot of the canvas ribbon.  A little more bling was needed in the corner, so I painted on some clear glitter with my WoS pen.


The inside was done up with another sentiment strip from the paper, and a banner cut from a scrap.  Then I used a black pen to create a stitched border to make the greeting spot match the sentiment from the front of the card.


I hope you liked this "rustic" holiday card!

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6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Sara, lovely design and fab embellishments. Thank you for joining in with all of the Christmas fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  2. Wow, this is fabulous Sara!!
    Love the papers, layout , everything!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.
    Hugs,Sandra

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  3. What a gorgeous card! Love all of your embellishments, and the burlap works so well with the kraft card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

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  4. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon x

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  5. I love the rustic look to the card - looks great. Thanks for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for July.

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