Tuesday, November 27, 2012

~Aloha Christmas and Silver Numbers~

I made a Christmas card for my dear friend who loved these numbered paperclips (Studio Calico) on another card she saw in my stash.

The center image is a stamp I purchased in HI~since that was where I was raised...I'm sure she will appreciate it. ;)

I added other fun elements ...probably way more than I've ever done.

In fact, I went over my "200 character" limit on labels...never saw that warning on blogger before!

So, I just labeled it with the challenges.

Use Gold or Silver
The paper clips are silver and so is the sentiment strip I colored with a silver Gelato stick.

I was

The red,creams and whites gave me the striking colors I wanted. I drew some tick marks along the edges to represent the stool topped with rulers.

Thanks for stopping by today~it's always a blessing to see friends~

stamps: Stampettes (made in HI),sentiment from Sweet 'n Sassy Seek Him Still
other: Studio Calico Yearbook Paper Clips,Sassafras buttoned flower,Fiskars crimper,zig red pen,Crop-A-Dile corner chomper,Scor-Tape
paper: Authentique Carefree,My Mind's Eye All is Bright,DCWV Naturals Stack,Georgia Pacific white
ink:Versamark,Memento Ink Rhubarb Stalk,Ranger black embossing powder,silver Faber Castell Gelato
dies: Spellbinders large labels,Postage stamp and Deckled rectangles,Papertrey Ink Photo Finish,My Favorite Things Sentiment strips,


  1. What a fun card, I love those clips too!

  2. What a fabulous card Marlena! Love those little number paper clips! Thanks for playing along with us for Timeless Tuesday at Flourishes this week!

  3. Wonderful card! So many great layers and details.. love th clips! :) Thanks for participating in our "Dawny's Sketch" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

  4. Fun card, Marlena...love the 25 paperclips and the great HI stamp you added among all the other fab elements and details!

  5. What a fun card and thank you so much for joining the fun at Flourishes this week!!

  6. LOVE the collage feel of this beauty, Marlena! Those number paper clips are so fun, and your neutral palette, with pops of red, is absolutely divine!


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