Sunday, February 5, 2023

Stampin' Up Hope and Peace Tidings of Comfort and Joy Card for The Paper Players Challenge

Welcome to another week with The Paper Players Challenge.  This week we have a theme challenge: A Song In The Air.  I decided to use Stampin' Up Merry Melody Embossing Folder and paired it with Stampin' Up Hope & Peace Stamp Set.  Be sure to play along this week!  I can't wait to see everyone's creations.
I started out by dry embossing a panel of Evening Evergreen card stock with Stampin' Up Merry Melody Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to an Evening Evergreen card base.

I cut a piece of Stampin' Up Gold and Vanilla Satin Edged Ribbon and adhered it to the card front.
I heated embossed a sentiment from Stampin' Up Hope and Peace Stamp Set with gold embossing powder.  Every time I see this sentiment I don't read it, I sing it which made it perfect for this challenge.  I die cut the sentiment with Stampin' Up Stylish Shape Dies.  

I adhered the sentiment die cut to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals.  I finished the card front off with Stampin' Up Gold Faceted Adhesive-Backed Sequins.

The inside is a panel of Very Vanilla with a sentiment stamped from the same stamp set using Evening Evergreen ink.

Supplies and dimensions located at the bottom of the post.

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    Evening Evergreen: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" and 5 1/4" x 4"
    Merry Merlot: 3" x 3"
    Very Vanilla: 5 1/4" x 4"



  1. Awesome card Tara! Love that you've already got a start on Christmas cards! Beautiful colors. :)

  2. Beautiful card - I love that embossing folder and your colors are gorgeous! :)

  3. This is just beautiful! Rich, elegant colors, gold embossing and pretty ribbon really make for a stunning Christmas card! I may have to CASE this for my card class come the holiday season! Thanks for rocking my theme!

  4. What a gorgeous Christmas card Tara, I love the dark green and the gold dots. Beautiful sentiment, too! Have a great week!

  5. Gorgeous, Tara! Evening Evergreen and Merry Merlot are gorgeous together, especially when accented with gold. Someone will definitely cherish this card this Christmas.

  6. This is a beautiful card, Tara! I didn't even think about Christmas for this challenge, but it's a perfect choice.

  7. How clever to make a Christmas card - I am now singing carols and it's only February! I love the rich colours of your card Tara - just beautiful.

  8. Tara, I love the rich red on the black. The embossing folder adds fabulous texture and the touch of gold embossing adds a wonderful touch of shimmer and shine.

  9. Very pretty card Tara, I love those colors together. It's never too early to make a Christmas card! Suzy

  10. Such a pretty card, Tara! Love how you featured a Christmas card, too. It's never too early to get cracking on those cards! :)