Sweet Stop Sketch #225

Here is the sketch for this week's challenge at the Sweet Stop:

The large oval shape made me immediately think of Christmas decorations, so that was the route I took with this sketch, though on second thoughts, this layout would suit almost any occasion - think of flowers, birthdays, silhouettes etc.  However, I was committed to using my new stamp set, Vintage Ornaments which has four beautiful ornaments plus lovely sentiments.  I heat embossed my ornament and in real life it has a lovely sparkle to it.  I dry embossed the oval shape with a snowflake folder, then mounted the image on designer papers and glitter trims.  Not traditional Christmas colours, perhaps, but I look forward to using those ornaments again with a more classic Christmas theme.
Check out the other Sugar Babies to see what they have for you, and then upload your project to share with us - we love to see what you create!

Cathy McCauleyKorin SutherlandCeal PritchettMarlena PeduzziMelissa ShultzRobin ParkerStephanie Serrano,   Cynthia Olheiser,Debbie Owens, and Jamie Moore.    


  1. What a beautiful card. I love the non-traditional Christmas colors and glittery gold.

  2. A beautiful Christmas card! I love that you used non-traditional colors!

  3. Ann, love the different colors for this creation. The snowflake embossed paper and other designer papers are fabulous. The gold glitter paper gives your card the perfect touch. Wonderful job!

  4. Love the festive take on this week's sketch, Ann! The ornament looks fabulous on the embossed background and the gold glittery paper! Oh how I need to get started on my Christmas cards!!


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