Monday, September 14, 2009

Vintage Christmas ala Steubner

The Featured Stamper challenge over on SCS is all about Shannan Steubner this week. I met Miss Shannan at a shoebox swap earlier this year, and she's a real sweetie pie. I love browsing through her gallery for inspiration, and this challenge is a great excuse to case her work. :-)

I chose to case THIS card of Shannan's, but I made a few changes. One is the color scheme, obviously, and I made mine a Christmas card. I used snowflakes instead of flowers, and the snowflakes are covered with the new Picket Fence distress stickles.

The sheet music background and the sentiment are from Cornish Heritage Farms. The snowflakes are die cut from a Spellbinders snowflake die. After the stickles dried on the snowflakes, I sponged them a little bit to get them sort of vintage-y. Thanks for the inspiration, Miss Shannan! :-)

Stamps: Aged Sheet Music scrapblock, Christmas Centers (from Cornish Heritage Farms)
Ink: Ruby Red, Old Paper distress ink, Walnut Stain distress ink
CS: Ruby Red, Vanilla, White
Other: Picket Fence distress stickles, button, linen thread, snowflake die, nestabilities Labels 1, sponge


Sherry Cheever said...

Holly, I absolutely LOVE this! Such a fabulous card!!!!!

Christi said...

This is gorgeous!! I LOVE that snowflake!!

sandi maciver said...

Holy your card is truly beautiful

Chrissy D said...

Absolutely Gorgeous, Ms. Holly!

Joan Ervin said...

Beautiful, Holly!!!! I love how you stamped the nesties layer and the layere snowflake is STUNNING!!!!!

Steph Zerbe said...

another gorgeous card. Love the vintage feel and the colors...oh and the stamps....should I go on?