Timeless Tuesday ~ Christmas in July! & a SALE!!

Ho, ho, ho... howdy everyone!  It's Timeless Tuesday challenge time over at Flourishes!  My favourite day of the week without doubt.

This week's challenge, FTTC179, comes from the lovely, MonaMona has challenged us to create a Christmas themed card or project this week!  Here is what I came up with...

Get Cozy

I chose to feature the Flourishes' Snow Wonderful stamp collection this week.  This stamp set contains two large winter themed focal images and 6 different sentiments.  Each of the large shapes fits the Spellbinder's corresponding die, the Tailor-Made Classic Keyhole Die, especially made for this Flourishes stamp set.

For each of my focal images, I stamped my images using Memento Rich Cocoa ink onto Flourishes' Classic Ivory cardstock.

I coloured my images using some wonderful Christmas colour palettes from the following Copic collections:

I prepared two cards this week.  I just couldn't resist using both fabulous images!

Stay Cozy & Warm

To create the glittery effect, I stamped and coloured my images, then I covered with with Soowang tape and then sprinkled very fine glitter over top.  It gives that focal image just that bit of sparkle and shine!!

For my sentiments, I used Memento Rhubarb Stalk, a dark, rich red ink colour.

Take a peek at what my fellow Timeless Tuesday designers have created for today…

You can find all the challenge details at Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge FTTC179.

Welcome to Flourishes’ Christmas in July sale! Each year around this time, Flourishes kicks off a festive sale that is sure to warm your hearts and get you in the spirit, long before the snow starts to fly! Between now and the 31st of July, all of their Christmas sets will be a whopping 25% off! Just click HERE to see all the fun sets that are on sale! They just got a NEW shipment of stamps to stock up so the Flourishes warehouse is stacked to the brim with Christmas goodies! There are no codes -- all stamp sets are automatically marked down for you! 

stamps: Flourishes (Snow Wonderful)
cardstock: Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock, Bazzill
patterned papers: Carta Bella
die cut shapes: Spellbinders (Create A Flake 1, Classic Keyhole, Floral Doily Motifs, Labels Twenty-Two, Fleur De Lis Accents)
inks: Memento, Copic, Ranger Distress
accessories: gems - K & Co.;  branch punch - Martha Stewart;  twine - Darise;    other, ribbon, thread, clear glitter.



  1. Another fabulous set of cards, Ally! They look Amazing and so life like :) You have an elegant touch! :)

    ~ Amanda :)

  2. Beautiful collection of cards Allison! The shimmery finish adds a wonderful touch!

  3. I love your cards! They both remind me of pretty vintage cards with the sparkle and shimmer. Beautiful work! :)

  4. Love card #2 the very best because those little birdies make it an adorable card. Both great work though. Pat

  5. Both cards are BEAUTIFUL, Ally! I love the images you picked and the decorative nesties, too!

  6. Both are beautiful Ally. I love all the glitter. :)


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