Moonlit Snowy Night

Howdy sketch lovers!  It’s my turn to share the sketch for Splitcoaststampers this week and I made it a relatively easy one for everyone this week.

Here it is, SC524…
And here is the card I created for it.  I rotated the sketch for my card design this week.  It features the stamp set “O Holy Night” by Power Poppy as it’s focal image.  I actually added a whole series of additional trees that the image doesn't have. I just masked them off and stamped them!

This card has a secret though… it has a hidden closure on it… look and see what I mean.  First you pull apart the white circle greeting from the blue circle greeting (they are magnetized!) and behind the vellum band closure is the secret opening…

Cute right?!?!  I thought so!

I also created this card with Merry Monday Christmas challenge in mind this week… “houses”!  I figured a church was a kind of house right... house of the Lord :)
http://merrymondaychristmaschallenge.blogspot.ca/2015/01/merry-monday-142-houses.html

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek at my secret!  Hope you’ll play along with my sketch this week.

~ Ally ~


Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (O Holy Night)
cardstock:  X-Press It Cardstock, Bazzill

ink: Memento (Paris Dusk)
die:  Lawn Fawn  (Stitched Rectangles), My Favourite Things (Stitched Circles), Spellbinders (Circles)
ribbon: Offray

magnets:  BasicGrey
branch punch:  Martha Stewart.

10 comments:

  1. YOU are a VERY CLEVER GIRL!! I couldn't see it till I came here to your blog and, yes, my curiosity got the best of me - I JUST HAD to see!

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  2. I LOVE this Ally! You are have the best card ideas!!!

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  3. This card is gorgeous! I love the unusual opening too! :)

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  4. Oh, Ally, this is gorgeous! I love this image and how you've added some trees! And what a stunning take on the sketch! Totally love the band and really love that it's magnetic! How clever you are! Thanks for the inspiration, as always! Hugs!

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  5. So clever Ally! And such a pretty card too - love it!!

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  6. Awesome card, love the images and your closure for the card. Thanks for sharing at Merrry Monday.

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  7. I saw this on SCS & loved it!! Glad to see it on Merry Monday too. I love the use of the vellum & all the blues!!! Beautiful card!

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  8. YAY! So happy to see this over in the Merry Monday gallery! Stunning, as usual!

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  9. Very pretty card Ally! Love the blues and the magnetic closure!

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  10. Oh this is just beautiful! The extra trees look like they're part of the stamp so great job with the masking and the blue ink is a perfect color for this image. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.