Monday, November 24, 2014

DT Nov/14 - eCut Cardinal - Christmas Waves

http://quietfirecreations.blogspot.ca/
My turn on the Quietfire Creations blog today. As soon as I saw the eCut file for the cardinal, I knew I had to use it. Love all the elements...

I'm using a quote stamp from Quietfire Design (part on the front and the rest on the inside)

Click on any image to see all the details and descriptions etc. or click here to go to my web page. Enjoy

http://quietfirecreations.blogspot.ca/And it fits for these challenges:
Artistic Impressions  #119  Anything goes
Craftin Desrert Divas  #45 Xmas
Cute Daisy May  anything goes
Oh La La Creations  #170 Xmas
Stamps Fun Creativity  #226  Glitter
The Pink Elephant  #278 anything goes

http://quietfirecreations.blogspot.ca/

Friday, November 21, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Mittens - Let it Snow

 I've been itching to do a card with mittens... Then there was the Card Maker Magazine challenge calling for flocking... a match made for heaven...

Side folded my white card (4.25"w x 5.5"h). Stamped the circle quote ("Snowflakes are Butterflies..." 6pce set) Using Distress "Festive Berry" and touching with "Mowed Lawn" then misting with water.

Used a snowflake embossing folder (Sheena Douglas) and my hard rubber mallet to emboss where I wanted... Sponged "Tumbled Glass" around the edges.


Hand cut a pair of mittens. I had some snowflake release papers on my desk from a previous project, so used one of them as a mask and sponged over it with "Worn Lipstick". Applied Quickie Glue in the snowflake and sprinkled with glitter (eCraft Designs "Warm Diamonds"). Trimmed a piece of Sookwang tape for the cuff and applied white flocking. Tied a couple bows with a burgundy toned narrow ribbon and adhered to each mitten cuff, then adhered a ribbon linking both. Adhered to card front.

On the inside, stamped the "Merry Christmas" Snowflakes (2 pce set) using "Salty Ocean" & misting with water. Stamped the "Let it Snow" with "Chipped Sapphire" also misting with water. Sponged some blue around the edges.

Calligraphy stamps by Quietfire Design.

 Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Facebook - Card Maker Magazine  flocking
Love to Scrap  #42 stamp sentiment in colour
MIM Challenge  #170 glitter
Fantastic Tuesday  #62 for a guy
Aud Sentiment Challenge  #120  use a Dec holiday sentiment
Little Miss Muffet  #99 CAS
Brown Sugar Challenge  #121 2 or more colors
Christmas Stampin  #38 anything goes (Xmas)
Polka Doodle Challenge  #47 CAS
Simply Create Too  #75 snow or all white
The Paper Shelter  #183 for a kid


MC Nov/14 - Shadow Box - Xmas Joy


Suzanne from Quietfire Design came up with a lovely shadow box decorative piece (available on the Silhouette online store HERE) and I wanted to make one... It is so versatile. (I had an added detail the little snail on the right hand corner... and this JOY word is just some letters)

I eCut, scored, colored, stamped and assembled it. Love the way it turned out... (size:4"w x 5"h x 3/4"D)

I used Distress "Festive Berry", "Forest Moss" for the outside frame details and side edges, clear embossed the frame details.

On the inside I used "Tumbled Glass". Stamped the quote with Versafine Black Onyx.

The word "JOY" was inked in red and Sticky embossing powder applied, heat activated and Ritz micro fine glitter (Regal Red) sprinkled on.

Snowflakes are Martha Stewart punched elements (although there are snowflakes available in the Silhouette file). Also embossed with Sticky embossing powder and sprinkled with Glitter "Crystal Snow" and then some Stickles "Star Dust" glitter.

The deer was sponged with "Antique Linen" and then with a touch of "Vintage Photo".

Click on either image to enlarge. Enjoy.

And it fits for these challenges:
The Crafting Cafe  Monthly Nov not a card
Glorias Design Challenge  #20 altered box
Creative Cutting Challenge  #43 Xmas not a card
The Pink Elephant  #277 not a card
TTCRD  #18 - 24 anything goes
Delightful Sketches   add bling
Divas By Design  #160 snow
Pennys Challenges  #204 anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks  #221 sparkle
Crafts for Eternity  #203  Furry Friends
Crafty Catz Weekly  #256 winter or Xmas

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Merry Xmas Tree - Textured Words & A Smile is the Best cards



and here are the 2 smaller versions of the card I posted yesterday... I mentioned yesterday that I came across a calligraphic xmas tree that I really liked and decided to try to create it... I used a 1.5mm parallel pen and Sumi ink - I would have used a large pen nib... but my other pens seemed to be dried up, so just grabbed whichever worked... I guess I should do a bit of cleaning and filling up. sigh!!

Both cards are 4.2"w x 5.5"h side folded white cardsotck.

On the blue one I added faux stitching using a Sharpie pen. Added balls with a Pilot G-Tec red pen and dots with a Sharpie. Then added some small rhinestones. Layered it on to a dark blue cardstock then to my white card.

On the inside stamped the wreath (Stubby Stampers) using Distress Mini pads, misting with water. Stamped the "Textured Holiday Words" (Quietfire Design) with Versafine Black Onyx.

On the green card, used Prisma colored pencils to add some color in the corners. Sponged the edges with a dirty green sponge, layered it to a Bazzill monochroamtic green textured cardstock, then to my main card. Added gel stickers as ornaments and tied a small narrow ribbon bow.

On the inside stamped the pinecone branch (Stubby Stampers) with Distress, misting with water. The quote (Quietfire Design "A Smile is the Best") with the black.

Click on image to enlarge. Enjoy



and it fits for these challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity  #202 bright colors
Fussy and Fancy  #127 pairs
Wags n Whiskers  #142 put leaves on it
Dreamvalley UK  #95 anything goes


Monday, November 17, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Merry Xmas Tree - It's Beginning to Look

I came across a calligraphic xmas tree that I really liked and decided to try to create it... I used a 1.5mm parallel pen and Sumi ink - I would have used a large pen nib... but my other pens seemed to be dried up, so just grabbed whichever worked... I guess I should do a bit of cleaning and filling up. sigh!!

I changed a couple letters and made it narrower, but basically it's very similar. I then scanned it and printed it out on 110# white cardstock. I hate the way my printer prints which is why I hate doing digis... so went over each letter with my pen to get rid of those little dots and missed ink areas... Then I decorated.

On this one (I made 2 smaller versions coming soon...) I used an HB pencil and paper stump to add shading. Sponged around the edges with a dirty red sponge. Used a Quickie glue pen to make the glittered ball ornaments adding Stickles "Star Dust" glitter and then a Pilot G-Tec red pen.

Adhered it to a red textured cardstock and then zig-zag stitched around the edges. Punched a hole and added a silver brad star then adhered it to my side folded card front (5"w x 7"h).

On the inside: embossed the design onto a separate piece of white cardstock using Cuttlebug "Lace Tree". Note: I cut the embossing folder apart so that I could angle it here and there, then used my trusty hard rubber mallet to make the impression. Sponged the red and then some brown all over. Adhered to inside of card.

Stamped the quote (Quietfire Design - It's Beginning to Look..." 4pce set) using Versafine Black Onyx and clear embossed. Stamped the Santa ornament (Flourishes) using the black and colored with Prisma colored pencils. Added a narrow red ribbon as a hanger. As a final touch added the lace trim on the left edge making it more vintage type card.

Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Challenge  stars
Red Rubber Designs  #146  stitching
MFP Stamp Shop  #238 offsett your embossing folder
Totally Gorjuss  #262 snowman
Pile it On Challenge  #46 Vintage
Sentimental Sundays  #233 Brads, Buttons or bows
Inspiration Avenue  pick a season (winter)
Perfectly Rustics  #36 embossing

Divas By Design  #159  (see inspir image below)





Saturday, November 15, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Quill Pine Bough - Peace

 http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_QuillPineBough_Peace.html

and the 3rd card from yesterday's blitz... also using a couple of pine boughs I made at my last quilling session - these being green one. Have a couple left still...
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_QuillPineBough_Peace.html
Using a couple Xmas stamps from Quietfire Design ("Glory to God" quote - I used the bottom half...); ("Christmas Is The Day..." set) and this eCut that will eventually be on the Silhouette onLine store.

Click on any image to see all the details and descriptions etc. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Cute Card Thursday  #347 red & green
JW ScrapShack  #66 Anything goes
SisterAct Card Challenge  #83 anything goes






http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_QuillPineBough_Peace.html

MC Nov/14 - Arianna Snowflake - Winter Wonderland


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_AriannaSnowflake_WinterWonderland.html
Love the Arianna Lace dies by Heartfelt Creations... and the newest Xmas quote/design element stamp set by Quietfire Design.

Click on any image to see all the details and descriptions. Enjoy
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_AriannaSnowflake_WinterWonderland.html













And it fits for these challenges:
Creative Card Crew  #74  Xmas Joy (2nd entry)
Papertake Weekly  something with 2 or 4 legs
Inky Impressions  #185 animals
The Paper Shelter  #182 snowflakes (2nd entry)
Art Impressions Stamps  #148 zoo or animals
Crafty Catz Weekly  #255  Xmas
Polka Doodle Challenge  #46 CAS


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_AriannaSnowflake_WinterWonderland.html

MC Nov/14 - Townscape - Peace

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_Townscape_Peace.html
Love Tim's on the edge dies... and the newest Xmas stamps from Quietfire Design... "Celtic Christmas" & "It's Beginning to Look..."

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_Townscape_Peace.htmlThis is the 1st of 3 cards I made yesterday. I was on a roll...

Click on any image to see all the details and descriptions. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Trimmie's Craft Challenge  #285 Xmas
Brown Sugar Challenge  #120 anything goes
Christmas Stampin  #37 Xmas - anything goes

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_Townscape_Peace.html

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MC Nov/14 - CAS Poppies - Love You


And more challenges called for CAS and Poppies...

Side folded my white card (5"w x 7"h). Stamped the poppy elements (Stampendous "Poppy Bottles" 14pce set) using versafine Black Onyx. Colored with Prisma colored pencils. Stamped the "Love You" Quietfire Design using the black. Inked an oval using Spellbinders oval die set as a ruler using a black micron pen. Shaded it with a cream colored pencil and then shadowed the flower with a brown colored pencil. Embossed the background using Couture Creations "Christmas Vineyard", moving the folder as needed. Sponged some Distress brown around the edges.

On the inside stamped the poppy elements again with the black and colored with the Prisma pencils. Stamped the quote with the black.

Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy


And it fits for these challenges:
Glorias Design Challenge  #19  Thanks
Craft Your Passion Challenge  #239 things starting with "B" (Background, bottles, blue)
Stamps Fun Creativity  #224 CAS
The Pink Elephant  #276 CAS
The SisterHood of Crafters  #21 Thankful
Simply Create Too  #74 Thanksgiving/Thank you
Wags n Whiskers  #141 thankful
All Sorts Challenge  #284 poppies/rememberance
Sweet Stampin Challenge  poppies or red for remembrance





MC Nov/14 - Pine Bough - Tidings of Comfort & Joy

 ...and another challenge called for using black cardstock. was rummaging in my scrap drawer and came up with a Zyron piece of thick black paper I use for photographing stuff, so cut off a piece and ran it through my embossing machine with Sizzix Tim's "Pine Branch" embossing folder. Hit the high points with Versamark and embossed with Queens Gold embossing powder.

Side folded my white card (5.5"w x 4.25"h) and covered it edge to edge with gold diamond patterned paper (from my Paper Roots stash). Trimmed downt eh black piece and adhered to front.

Adhered the gold gauze ribbon to the left edge with Sookwang tape, turning the ribbon in to fake a bow. Adhered a crossover piece and then a huge square chartreuse rhinestone.

Stamped the main word in the quote (Quietfire Design) using the Versamark and embossed with white embossing powder.

On the inside, stamped the rest of the quote with the black and clear embossed. Created a rectangular mask and stamped the pin bough (Old Island Rubber) inking the stamp with Distress mini pads "Mowed Lawn" and the pinecones with "Brushed Corduroy", misting with water and stamping. Repeating the process to create a large branch.

Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
City Crafter  #237  Xmas CAS
Fantastic Tuesday  #61 ribbon
Penny's Challenges  #203 use some black cardstock
Alphabet Challenge  T for traditional Xmas
Christams Stamping  #36 Xmas




MC Nov/14 - Quill Pine Bough - Blessed is the Season

There is a challenge that called for white on white Xmas card... So we had our quilling session yesterday at my home. Taught the ladies how to make rose buds which worked out really well. Then I taught one of the ladies that just purchased one of my jumbo & normal sized quill comb gadgets how to use them. We all got going making pine boughs and things... So I ended up making some white ones too.

Folded my white card (4.25"w x 5.5"h). Cut a piece of white pearlized diamond patterned paper (from my Paper Roots stash) and layered it almost edge to edge. I left a scant 1?32" border.

Embossed some white cardstock using Ultimate Crafts "Winter Pine Cone Flourish" embossing folder. Trimmed it apart and adhered to card leaving the paper between the borders showing...

Stamped the quote (Quietfire Design) using Versafine Black Onyx and clear embossed.

Adhered the satin fabric snowflake ribbon. Then adhered the quilled elements. I had run them through some PVA glue and then sprinkled with Stickles "Star Dust" glitter.

As a final touch added some mini white half pearls.

On the inside stamped the ping bough (Old Island Rubber) using Versamark and embossed with Stampendous "Stardust" embossing powder (has a light silver touch to it. Stamped the sentiment (Quietfire Design 9 pce set) with the black and clear embossed.

Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Crazy Challenge  #184 favorite technique (adding a bit of quilling)
Squigglefly  #4514 Xmas
Crafty Sentiments  anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps  #126 cool colors (nothing cooler than white...)
ABC Christmas Challenge  W for white on white Xmas
Digi Stamps For Joy  #104 Thanksgiving/Xmas or fall
Delightful Sketches  incl patterned DP
Lil Red Wagon  #263 monochromatic
The Paper Shelter  #182 snowflakes
Frosted Designs  have white space...


Monday, November 10, 2014

DT Nov/14 - Woven Spine - Autumn Miracles - Wine HB

http://quietfirecreations.blogspot.ca/
It's my turn on the Quietfire Creations blog today.
As I mentioned in the previous post I would be giving away free the cut image/file for this structure. Love this woven spine detail - BIG GRIN. You can find it HERE on my website. Available as a JPG image and a SCUT3 file (Sure Cuts a Lot). Still working on trying to get a Studio file - ugh, really don't like Studio software.

Anyway you can see all the details and descriptions and diagrams on how to make this card by clicking on any image. Enjoy or by clicking here to go to my website.

Of course I'm using a bunch of Quietfire Design quote/sentiment stamps and one of Suzanne's eCut words. ("If You Don't Believe In Miracles..." 3 pce set); ("Wine is Sunlight" 4 pce set); ("HB - Let Them Eat Cake" 4 pce set); ("Home, Congratulations" 5 pce set);  eCut Silhouette online store "Autumn"

And it fits for these challenges:
inside
Scribbles Designs  #22  fall + embossing
Cute Daisy May  lots of layers
Incy Wincy Designs  #270 stripes
Inspiration Avenue  purple, yellow orange, green - optional black
Melonheadz Friends  add a sentiment
Oh La La Creations  #169 more than 1 fold
Perfectly Rustics  #35 stitching
SisterAct Card Challenge  #82 anything goes
Little Scrap Pieces  anything goes
Pile It On Challenge  #45 special occasion
Fab n Funky Challenges  #237 birthday




http://quietfirecreations.blogspot.ca/2014/11/autumn-miracles-woven-spine-card.html



Saturday, November 8, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Gate Fold Winter Wonderland - Warm Wishes

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_GateFoldWinterWonderland_WarmWishes.html
And another gate fold card... love making them. This time I decided to try putting a punched border on the edge. With a little finagling, it worked...

Love the eCut file (Winter Wonderland with deer) from Suzanne available on the Silhouette online store and using a sentiment stamp (Warm Winter Wishes) from Quietfire Design.

Click on card image to see all the details and descriptions etc. Enoy

And it fits for these challenges:
Jingle Bells Rock  Xmas great outdoors
Suzy Pants Smarty   #54 for a guy
Love to Scrap  #41  bling
Facebook Card Challenge  stamp a bare tree
City Crafter  #236  put a deer on it
Crafty Sentiments Challenge  sparkle
Creative Card Crew  #74 Xmas Joy
Loves Rubber Stamps  #125 anything goes
Scrap Creations  sparkle
Tuesday Throwdown  #220 shaped card
Lil Red Wagon  #262 Home is where the heart is
The Paper Shelter  #181 for theman in your life
Milk Coffee Challenge  hand colored image
Moving Along with the Times  Winter
Southern Girls Challenge  for a guy
Trimmies Craft Challenge  #284 Winter
Jelly Park Challenge  Xmas (2nd entry)
Pan Pastels UK  #26 add bling (2nd entry)
Pile It On Challenge  #44 winter (2nd entry)
Crafty Calender  Monthly Nov Xmas (2nd entry)
Crazy Hazelnut Challenge  Monthly Nov Xmas (2nd entry)
Christmas Cards All Year Round  Monthly Nov Xmas no DP (2nd entry)
Paper Wings Production  Monthly Nov Anything goes (2nd entry)
Sir Stamps A Lot  Monthly Nov Xmas (2nd entry)






MC Nov/14 - Pop Up Starburst - XOXO Those We Love


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_PopUpStarburst_XOXOThoseWeLove.html
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_PopUpStarburst_XOXOThoseWeLove.htmlI came across a fabulous paper engineer - Peter Dahmen - from Germany. He has several pop up videos on You Tube, and this starburst one.

I think I'll give this to my baby sister...

I'm also loving this newest embossing folder I acquired by Ultimate Crafts...

I'm using quote/sentiment stamps from Quietfire Design. (Calligraphic Love Bits); (Christmas is the Day); (Those We Love)

Anyway you can see all the details and descriptions by clicking on any card image. enjoy.

And it fits for these challenges:
Fantastic Tuesdays  #60  add a BFly
Papertake Weekly  anything goes
TTCRD  #4 - 10 anything goes
Fab n Funky Challenges  #236 use 3 different embellies (Bow, Tag, Glittered BFly)
Aud Sentiment Challenge  #119 put a sentiment on a tag
Crafty Ribbons Challenge  #106 Xmas + ribbon
Crimbo Crackers  #69 Xmas CAS (the front)
Cute Card Thursday  #346 Stripes
Little Miss Muffet  #98 anything goes
Red Rubber Designs  #14 tag
Sentimental Sundays  #231 anything goes (2nd entry
Bearly Mine  Monthly Nov Xmas (2nd entry)
Die Cut Divas  Monthly Nov Any Holiday (2nd entry)
Penny Black At All Sorts  Monthly Nov Anything goes (2nd entry)
Stamp And Create  Monthly Nov Ribbons or bows (2nd entry)
Reasonable Ribbon  #106  winter holiday + ribbon
Dreamvalley Challenges  #94 Xmas (2nd entry)
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_PopUpStarburst_XOXOThoseWeLove.html

Monday, November 3, 2014

MC Nov/14 - Woven Spine - Believe in Xmas


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_WovenSpine_BelieveInXmas.html

I love this woven (cut & fold) type spine. I came across it in my internet travels and after making it like I saw in portrait mode, created this easel type landscape mode card instead. Stay tuned for a jpg image to use as a cut file coming on November 10, 2014

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2014/MCNov14_WovenSpine_BelieveInXmas.htmlIf you don't have an electronic cutter, you can use the Cut & Fold template stencils instead, but it will give you a smaller spine and you will have to move your stencil to create the full length.

Anyway you can see all the details and descriptions and more views by clicking on any image. Enjoy

I'm using a bunch of Quietfire Design sentiment stamps.

And it fits for these challenges:
City Crafter  #235  Stripes
A Creative Romance  #5 Pink
Suzy Pants Smarty  #53 multi layer
Totally Gorjuss  #260 non traditional Xmas colors
Jelly Park Challenges  Xmas
Pan Pastel UK  #26 add bling
Pile It On Challenge  #44 winter or cool colors
Bearly Mine  Monthly Nov Xmas
Crafty Calendar Challenge   Monthly Nov Xmas
Crazy Hazelnut Challenge    Monthly Nov Xmas
Christmas Cards All Year Round  Xmas no DP
Die Cut Divas  Any Holiday
Sir Stamp A Lot  Monthly Nov Xmas
Stamp & Create  Monthly Nov  ribbons or bows
Craft Your Passion  #238  sparkly & bright
Cute Daisy May  sentiment
Dream Valley Challenges  #94 Xmas
Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge  #118
Crafty Catz Weekly  #253
SisterAct Card Challenge  #81
Little Scrap Pieces
Catch the Bug 
Sentimental Sundays  #231

Paper Wings Productions  Monthly Nov
Penny Black At All Sorts Challenge  Monthly Nov


Friday, October 31, 2014

MC Oct/14 - Quill Holly & Mistletoe - Dona Nobis & Peace


I was busy at our quilling session on Wednesday... made the quilled elements for both cards. I had pre stamped the sentiments on die cut (Spellbinders) circles using Versafine Black Onyx stamp pads and clear embossing, then sponging with Distress greens. Dried, then inked the edge of the circle and embossed with Queen's Gold.

For the holly card I used my jumbo comb gadget I designed and then pinched each loop to shape, then glued the end together to create a small holly circle. Made a few more holly leaves with individual circles. Filled them with honeycomb coils. Added a tight red/white domed coil.

For the mistletoe card created a bunch of eccentric circles using a dark green/white strip, pinched one end to create the leaf, then adhered two together onto a corrugated cardstock stem. Added tight white coils for berries.

MC Oct/14 - Quill Holly - Dona Nobis:
Side folded my white card (4.25"w x 5.5"h) and embossed with Sheen Douglas "Holly" embossing folder. Hit the high points with Distress "Antique Linen" then sponged a bit of "Frayed Burlap" around the edges.

Adhered two piece of red variegated Sari ribbon down the center of the card. Adhered my circle element. Added some taupe pearl flourishes. Colored a few white pearls with a red Sharpie marker and adhered them as holly berries.

Inside, stamped the res of the quote with the black and clear embossed. Die cut a Spellbinders "Fancy Tag" as a mask and stamped the holly sprig (Sheena Douglas) with the black, colored with Prisma colored pencils. Sponged a bit of the brown through the tag die.

MC Oct/14 - Quill Mistletoe - Peace:
Side folded my white card (4.25"w x 5.5"h), layered on a piece of dark green textured cardstock. Adhered green/gold Sari ribbon around the edge of the card as a frame.

Die cut the inverted scallop circle (Spellbinders) from white cardstock and inked the edge with Versafine Toffee and embossed with Queen's Gold. Adhered my quilled circle element onto it then onto the card.

Twisted a piece of the Sari ribbon to use as a hanger and adhered with a glue gun. Tied a bow and adhered that.

Added the rhinestone flourishes, cut out the section that ran over the lettering.

On the inside stamped the quote with the black and clear embossed. Die cut another of the inverted scallop circles to use as a stencil and colored with a dirty red sponge. Then used the positive piece as a mask and stamped the mistletoe (Flourishes). colored with Prisma colored pencils.

Click on any image to enlarge. Enjoy.

And it fits fo these challenges:
Delightful Sketches  swirls & curls (Holly card)
Fantastic Tuesday  #59  monochrome - mistletoe card (2nd entry)
XMAS:
Fab n Funky  #235  Xmas (2nd entry)
The Paper Shelter  #180 (2nd entry)
Perfectly Rustics  #34 Xmas - holiday card (2nd entry)
ANYTHING GOES:
Divas by Design   #157
Pennys Challenges  #201 (2nd entry)
Simon Says Stamp Challenge
4 Crafty Chicks  #218 (2nd entry)
TTCRD  #27 - 3 (2nd entry)