Thursday, December 21, 2017

Copper, Gold and Sparkle!

This card is the twin of my Clean and Simple card - but I used different colors.  Honestly, I like this card better; the sparkle is amazing!  Very simple to make, which is good since time is FLYING by - only four more days! Let's get to it!
You can't really see the sparkle in this picture; the one below shows the sparkle better.  
What I Used to Make my Card:
White Card Base
Gold Layering Paper
Delicata Ink in Golden Glitz
Delicata Ink in Celestial Copper
So Suzy Stamps, Ornament Star Dangle, #A00509
So Suzy Stamps, Ornament Dangle, #A00508
Tim Holtz Gilded Holidays Remnant Rubs, Gold, #TH93636
Gold Gel Pen
Gold Sequins

Click to see the sparkle!
I wanted the ornaments to be spaced evenly so I used my MISTI to stamp them, beginning with the Celestial Copper, then the Golden Glitz, alternating the ornaments and the ink colors. These are my first Delicata ink pads and I am in LOVE!  They truly are the most vibrant and sparkly inks I have ever used; and trust me, I've used a lot of metallic inks!  I definitely have decided I need more colors, specifically the white and the black - I think they'd be very cool!  Now, back to the card, I then trimmed the white panel and attached it to the gold panel (I used a thin gold cardstock), and lastly, attached that to the card base.  I added the sentiment using the Gilded Holiday Remnant Rubs (I've had these for a year and just found them again!) and then I hand drew a square using a gold gel pen around the sentiment. I purposely made the square wonky; it's easier than trying to be perfect!  Finally, I added a few sequins and the card is done!  Quick and easy! You could use all sorts of elements in this style, make your own string and hang some hearts, make your own ornaments with some small circles, let your imagination go wild!

Thanks for stopping by! I'm trying to get my holiday cards done; I typically have a few left after the holiday to blog about.  Makes the festivities last longer, right?  I hope you & yours are enjoying your holiday! Christi

I am entering my Copper & Gold card in the following challenges:
CAS on Friday - #123, Christmas
Addicted to CAS - #126, Sparkle
AAA Cards - #105, Sparkle
CAS-ual Fridays - #189, Dreaming of a White Christmas


  1. Very pretty! Thanks for playing along at Casual Fridays Dreaming of a White Christmas challenge. Lisa ~ DTM

  2. Beautiful card and I love those delicata inks too! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays.

  3. Ooh, I like this colourway too, I can't pick a favourite between them x

  4. Its so very nice!
    Merry Christmas !🎄🎅⛄

    hugs , Fiki

  5. Fabulous card. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards

  6. Super cute ornaments. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie

  7. Great card! I love those delicata inks as well! Aren't they fabulous?! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!


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