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Monday, November 6, 2017

Candy Cane Stripes

Surprised to see me?  Me too!  I have been trying to catch up on Linda's 12 tags of Christmas and have been playing in the studio.  This card is inspired by Linda's Week #3 which was a beautiful mix of red and white with a candy cane stripe.  The challenge is sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique with lovely prizes to be won if you play along for all 12 weeks!

I bet you can see the inspiration... All those lovely red and white stripes.  I decided to use the Wendy Vecchi Strips stencil and tilt it on an angle to create a background. I used the Distress Oxide Ink (candied apples) to sponge through the stencil.  It looks very orangey in the picture. 

I then wanted to use these vintage poinsettia die cuts and I glossed them up with a coat of white frosted embossing powder.

Linda had a wonderful frilly edge along the top of her tag and I decided to find a little fringe to add some texture as well. 

Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz

4 comments:

  1. SO pretty! Those flowers and leaves are so delicate and look amazing against your candy cane background.
    Kate

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  2. Your poinsettias are so pretty! Love the bright bold red stripes and the way you separated the Merry and Christmas. Beautiful interpretation of my tag!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  3. Suzz, this is a fabulous take on Linda's festive tag! Your fringe is a sweet touch, but those poinsettias are enviable! Great card! Hugs!

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