The journey of creating begins with a spark from deep within. The artist continues on the loom of life and throughout time a beautiful tapestry takes shape and form from the luscious fibres, brilliant gems and precious pearls we encounter along the way....

I Design for OC Scrapbookers' n More

Sunday, November 21, 2010

A Card to Celebrate the Upcoming Holiday Season!

It certainly is a time to celebrate!  Today we celebrate with Blog Candy and what a fantastic prize package it is.  The blog candy was sponsored by OC Scrapbookers, my local Scrapbook Store with this wonderful package of goodies from Imaginisce.  This I-Top tool is an excellent tool to have in your scrapbook and cardmaking toolbox!  I have used it here in the card I posted today to celebrate the season of giving that is coming very soon.  In my project today, I have used the I-Top Bradmaker to embellish the card by making brad centers for my festive flowers.  The pattern paper that I used is from Basic Grey's Jovial Collection. I used Winter Garden as my main panel and Naughty on two of the flowers' brads, both of the outside flowers.  I found an intriguing tutorial on my internet travels that illustrated this wonderful and one of a kind flower that used the I-top bradmaker tool for the centers.  The flower petals are made using Bazzills Gold Foil paper and Spellbinders Grand Borderability Classic Lace.  Then the finishing center embellishments are made using the I-top bradmaker, matching paper and brad daddies also being offered in our prize package Candy.  All of these products can be found on sale today and all week at OC Scrapbookers 'n More.  If there is something that you like and you want to know if they have it, just email them at ocscrapbookers@yahoo.ca 
The sentiment I used for this card, "Seasons Greetings" is one that I had in my stash and I especially like how the simplicity of it added elegance to the otherwise busy card layout.  That's it for this card but I plan to post more projects this coming week that will show off what you can do with the I-top tool .  Stay tuned for more! 
A comment on this initial blog Candy post will get you counted in towards a chance to win this fabulous prize package which will be drawn using a Random.org number generator one week from today, Monday November 29th.  A winner will be announced on my blog on Tuesday November 30th.  Stay tuned for more projects to come later on in the week and if you didn't take the time to comment today, just click on the blog candy picture any day this coming week and it will bring you to this post to make your comment!!  Also, please check out the feedburner where you can subscribe to my blog.  Find it right beside this post on the left column of the main page here -- all you have to do is enter your email address and Presto! you will get an email every time I post to the blog.

I want to let you all know I am so appreciative to each one of you who have signed up to become members of my blog, this is the most precious compliment to my work and I thank you deeply for your touching comments and special interest.  Good luck everyone on the draw next week!