CAS(E) this Sketch #250 - joyful

I saw a pretty sketch at the CAS(E) this Sketch this weekend, and I made a card using it.

Here's Leigh's sketch:

I stenciled the holiday tree medallion with Distress Oxide inks in the corners, and heat-embossed the sentiment in glitter gold.
I heard good reviews on Neenah paper, so I used it for this card. The stenciling worked great on the paper with the help of Crarity stencil brushes.

I'm also adding this card to the CAS Mix Up Challenge as I have stamping, stenciling, and heat-embossing.

Thanks for visiting me!

Stamp: Handwritten Holiday (My Favorite Things)
Paper: Neenah Paper (Classic Crest Solar White - 110 lb)
Distress Oxide (Ranger - Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio), VersaMark (Tsukineko)
Stencil (Simon Says Stamp - Holiday Tree Medallion), Embossing Powder (Wow! -
Metallic Gold Sparkle), Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh - Iridescent Peacock Feathers 4mm, Metallic Red 6mm), Stencil Brush (Craritystamps)


Ros Crawford said...

Oh my goodness what a beauty this is ... Those colours and the way you interpreted the design are fabulous!

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, I love this! Fabulous take on the sketch!

Susanne Vargas said...

Adore your interpretation of the sketch and how you used this delicate stencil!

Darnell said...

This is utterly gorgeous, Hideko! This is definitely going to be in the winning gallery!! Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell

I Card Everyone said...

Why is it that I don't reach for stencils more often? Hideko this is so beautiful, mail-friendly, and a spectacular rendition of Leigh's Sketch! Thanks, once again, for playing cards with us at CTS!

nancy littrell said...

Gorgeous stenciled holiday tree medallion using your DOX ink and Clarity Brush, Hideko. I LOVE your CAS sketch design and finishing touch with your heat embossed sentiment and pretty sequins. Would love to see you enter your beauty in our CAS Mix Up December Challenge..Your Choice.

TFS my friend and Happy Holidays. Hugs

Melissa L. said...

Absolutely lovely, Hideko.

Julia Aston said...

I love the stenciling you did in the corners Hideko - beautiful colors with the gold embossed sentiment - the little rhinestones are the perfect bling! Thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix up Challenge! Julia xx

Loll said...

Beautiful design Hideko!! Love the soft sponged colour over your pretty stencil. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Mac Mable said...

So pretty, love the sketch and the stencilling is fabulous. Stunning card x

Bonnie said...

Love, love, love these soft colors, Hideko! And some sparkle and bling make this a fantastic card! Thanks for sharing it with us at CAS Mix Up!