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Sarahfleming1 Hello! My name is Sarah Fleming, and I'm a paper addict living in central Texas. I'm an independent demonstrator for Stampin' Up! and love to teach others how to make lovely paper projects. I always have ink-stained fingers (I'm okay with that). I also knit. If you're in the USA, I'd love to be your demonstrator!

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Christmas Blessings in Gold

Stampin' Up! Joyful Christmas and More Merry Messages - PPA177 - Sarah Fleming - Prepare to Dye

Silver is usually my metallic finish of choice, but I’ve played a lot with the Champagne Glimmer Paper this week, getting ready for a stamp camp on Saturday. And I kind of can’t stop using it. It’s just so pretty.

That gold center of the poinsettia is one of the Frosted Finishes from the holiday catalog. I smushed it into my Versamark pad, sprinkled on some gold embossing powder, wiped off the rhinestones in the center, and then embossed it with the Heat Tool. After it cooled, I also added some Dazzling Details. I love these little pretties.

I’m playing along with the Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge this week. What a great sketch!

Thanks for stopping by. You can buy any of the products I used in my card in my online Stampin’ Up! store, 24/7. And don’t forget to check out this week’s Weekly Deals. Also, in celebration of Stampin’ Up!’s 25th birthday week, there are 25 stamp sets on sale for 25% off until the 28th. Check them out!

Supplies used:
Paper: Pool Party, Night of Navy, and Whisper White cardstock; Regals Backgrounds Designer Series Paper Stack; Champagne Glimmer Paper
Ink: Versamark
Stamps: Joyful Christmas, More Merry Messages
Tools/Accessories: Pool Party Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Envelope Punch Board (for corner rounding), Stampin’ Trimmer
Embellishments/Adhesives: Frosted Finishes, Regals Candy Dots, Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals



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Stampin' Up! Envelope Punch Board


Comment from Peggy Noe
Time October 26, 2013 at 12:18 pm

Sarah, this is striking! Love the contrast of the champagne and the black! Thanks for playing with us this week at Pals Paper Arts!

Comment from Debbie Crowley
Time October 28, 2013 at 7:28 am

Sarah, your card is beautiful. I love what you did with the embellishment. Will definitely have to try that. Thanks for playing with us at Pals Paper Arts this week.

Comment from Sarah
Time October 28, 2013 at 7:56 am

Thanks, ladies!

Comment from Beth Beard
Time October 28, 2013 at 8:02 pm

Absolutely Gorgeous! It’s quite the show stopper! Thanks for joining us this week at Pals Paper Arts! I hope you play along with us again!

Comment from Sarah
Time October 28, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Thank you, Beth!

Comment from Jenny Engelke
Time October 30, 2013 at 6:47 am

I love the gold embossed frosted finishes embellishment! Genius! What a striking card!

Comment from Sarah
Time October 30, 2013 at 6:50 am

Thanks, Jenny!

Comment from Peggy Noe
Time October 30, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Sarah, congratulations on your win at Pals Paper Arts! Your card is a show stopper!

Comment from Sarah
Time October 30, 2013 at 11:46 pm

Thank you for choosing my card, Peggy!

Comment from Mary Fish
Time October 31, 2013 at 6:40 am

The poinsettia in black is such a WOW! factor. Congrats on being a PPA Top Pick!