Friday, December 2, 2011

A pocket card for Christmas

Shari Caroll has a wonderful technique video this month at the Hero Arts Blog, showing us how to make a pocket card, to present a gift card or cash.  I couldn't wait to try it!

pocket card

supplies: cream parchment, red and green cardstock, Hero Arts CG222 Music Background, Adirondack Cranberry ink, H5261 Three Flourishes, CL288 Scallop Borders, CG291 Three Dotted Flowers, VersaMark ink and Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold embossing powder, pine sprig punch, jingle bell, red metallic ribbon

Here is a closer look, to show the flowers a bit better:

pocket card, detail

21 comments:

  1. WONDERFUL!!! LOVE your goldembossed flower and beautiful background!

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  2. Lin, this is so beautiful! I love the gold embossing ...gorgeous when paired with the parchment and red. Great pocket card...I'll have to try this!

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  3. gorgeous card lin! love the flower and the colors you used.

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  4. Oh, this really looks like Christmas! So elegant and full of detail!!!

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  5. LOVE all the touches of gold! Can't wait to try the pocket card! Fabulous!

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  6. Love all the shimmer. Pinned this.

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  7. such pretty colors. beautiful card, Lin! hope you have a wonderful weekend! =)

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  8. Oh Lin, this card is just stunning! I love the embossing and the gorgeous details!

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  9. This is just so gorgeous, Lin! I love the red and gold combo and your fantastic flower!

    And since I'm typing this right underneath Nancy's comment, she's hosting a scramble tomorrow. Check out the thread here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/heroarts/discuss/72157628196174149/

    Hugs! :)

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  10. wow lin stunning...I love the embossed background and the jingle bell in the middle of the flower is just so cute...big hugs kath xxx

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  11. Oh, isn't that pretty! Just love the gold embossing Lin - a very special card.

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  12. Oh my! This has all the graceful charm and vintage look of the holidays, beautiful colors, Lin!

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  13. oh my... what a stunner Lin. Just love the colours.

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  14. Wow, such a beautiful card Lin! Love the red stamping on the vellum and that gorgeous flower with the bell. TFS!!

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  15. Lin your jingle bell flower is beautiful. The gold embossing accented by the metal embellishment are a wonderful duo!

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  16. The gold embossing with the added jingle bell is really superb Lin!

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  17. Wonderfully gold embossed with the red bg, Lin!

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  18. Wow - what a great vintage look, especially with that gold and the cute jingle bell. This is so rich you don't put to put a gift card inside.

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  19. Stunning is right! Love the gold on this and the bell center to the flower is so sweet!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!