Joy to You and Yours - Papertrey Ink + Altenew | Delicate Series

Helloooo Friends! I'm back with another installment of the Delicate Series, with a sparkly, glittery, layered number!

You'll also notice my favorite alphas have made another appearance - I promise to put them away after this! For a little while, at least ;)

To start this girly card, I used a soft pink paper as my base. I then added a white cardstock, stamped with blue scribbles at the top, using PTI's Blueberry Sky ink and a retired PTI stamp set (Southwestern Style). At the top of the card, I added a sweet bow, along with a crystal button.

There is a lot going on here in the center, but I'll break down the steps ;P First up, I used a circle stencil to mask out the base and leave a circle opening, where I used PTI's Gingham stamp to add a subtle pattern in Spring Moss ink. I then added my negative die-cut strip, cut with Altenew's Caps Bold alpha dies, and stamped it with PTI's Winter Berries stamp. This was a left-over from this card.

I then added the sweetest little flowers using Concord and 9th Blooms Fill-Ins stamps and dies, in colors of Pale Peony and Berry Sorbet. I also stamped a few little sprays around the flowers.
At the bottom, I added another scribble stamp, some shimmery bottle brush trim, and a good splash of glitter, Clear Crystal Jewels by PPP, rhinestones and the rest of my sentiment. I also added a clear left-over tag from this post, embossed in silver and white.

I absolutely loved making this card and I feel like it's still very festive, even though the colors are rather non-traditional. What do you think?
Do you like to make your Holiday cards non-traditional? If you've never done so, why not give it a try!
If you're not sure what #letsmakesomethinglovely is, check out the intro post here.

Happy Crafting!


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  1. This has a soft feminine feel to it, it's just lovely!

  2. What a delicate card!! I love your repeated use of the word joy and the pretty bling you sprinkled over the card. Such a beautiful card.

    1. Thanks so much, Nora! I have a slight obsession with bling atm! :)

  3. I admire how you put so many elements together, Ivana--not one of my skills, to say the least! Beautiful & definitely festive!


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